The Center for Psychiatric Medicine at UAB celebrates 25 years as a leader in mental healthcare.
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Fobian is interested in reducing childhood and adolescent obesity by assessing new and innovative factors that may be successful in obesity interventions.
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New UAB research says sensory adjustments, such as turning down the lights and reducing noise levels, can improve behavior on high-acuity psychiatric units.
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Women with substance use disorders now have a comprehensive care program at UAB to help navigate prenatal and postpartum care.
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The ProAssurance Endowed Chair for Physician Wellness at UAB will help address health issues unique to physicians as they deal with the stress and pressures associated with providing care in today’s evolving health care environment.

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Yogesh Dwivedi has been named chair of the NIH Pathophysiological Basis of Mental Disorders and Addictions Study Section.
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Bhambhvani, a psychiatry and School of Medicine student, will receive funding to pursue a biological science graduate degree at the University of Cambridge if selected.
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Alabama now has more EPSCoR Track II grants than any other state following the award of basic science grants meant to stimulate competitive research in regions of the country traditionally less able to compete for such research funds.
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A mechanism through which circadian clocks in neurons encode external daily rhythms of excitability allows pacesetter neurons to communicate with the rest of the body via electrical impulses, with possible implications in understanding and treating mood disorders.
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"Studies indicate the vast majority of suicide attempt survivors end up eventually dying of something other than suicide, so a means of preventing someone from making future gun purchases during a suicidal crisis might reduce suicide rates.”
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A UAB study examines teen sleep patterns and exposure to media in an effort to see if there is a link to teen obesity.
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A UAB crowdfunded study of Narcan to reverse heroin overdoses has funded 350 naloxone kits and reversed nine overdoses.
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A UAB study that is the first of its kind found that a tiny RNA — miR-124-3p — appears to play a role in producing major depression. 

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Summa cum laude graduate John Wesley Chancellor has been selected to serve in the Peace Corps, joining others from UAB in a longstanding tradition of involvement in the program.
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The bullying, lying and lack of respect in this year’s political campaigning is teaching children all the wrong lessons, and parents need to intervene.
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Best of 2015 2Neuron-derived microRNAs obtained from blood samples may correlate with treatment response and could aid the search for new therapeutics.

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Naloxone kits have prevented more than 10,000 deaths from opioid overdose since local distribution programs began in 1996. Now, as deaths from opioid overdose reach an all-time high in the United States, a crowdfunded project from UAB researchers aims to put naloxone in the hands of those at highest risk.
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About half of American hospitals have some form of arts programming, usually art or music therapy. Now a growing number of medical centers — UAB Hospital is the first in Alabama — are implementing the more comprehensive AIM model.
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UAB researchers find a chemical pathway — a glutamate transporter — that may be causing seizures and shorten survival rates for patients with brain tumors.
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UAB yields two-plus winners for fourth consecutive year for national undergraduate research scholarship program.
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