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Brain Wise Fall 2018

From the Director: Advances and Triumphs 

Psychiatry Director Jimmy Pottash shares the department’s latest accomplishments.

Brain Wise Fall 2018

Processed Meats and Mania: A Connection?

Results of a recent analysis of more than 1,000 people with and without psychiatric disorders finds that the nitrates used to cure certain meat snacks may contribute to manic episodes.

Brain Wise Fall 2018

National Curriculum Aims to Fill Gaps in Reproductive Psychiatry  

New training module covers 15 topics, including perinatal depression and bipolar disorder, to guide doctors in treating pregnancy-related mental health symptoms.

Brain Wise Fall 2018

Addressing Cognitive Problems That Arise from Cancer Treatment

Two intervention studies find that noninvasive brain stimulation may improve cognitive problems that can occur following chemotherapy, radiation and other treatments.