Health Center in the News – November 2012

PTSD Study Showing Positive Outcomes

Aired on WTNH, Nov. 9 and NBC Connecticut, Nov. 12, 2012

Julian Ford, clinical psychologist at the UConn Health Center, is the principal investigator in a unique research study comparing two treatments for post traumatic stress disorder. Ford is interviewed on WTNH and NBC Connecticut about how PTSD impacts many military personnel and how the treatments being studied are showing positive outcomes.

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Study Focusing on Pot Smoking Teens

Valley Press and West Hartford Press, Nov. 8, 2012

Dr. Yifrah Kaminer, professor of psychiatry and pediatrics, is conducting a study involving marijuana-using teens which offers state-of-the-art treatment free of charge.

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Sandy’s Psychological Wake

Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Nov. 5, 2012

WTIC 1080 News asked clinical psychologist Karen Steinberg-Gallucci about the mental health impact of natural disasters and their aftermath.

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Falling Behind Can Be Depressing

Aired on WTIC NewsTalk 1080, Nov. 4, 2012

In light of the return to standard time, Dr. Andrew Winokur, professor of psychiatry at the UConn Health Center, discusses seasonal affective disorder with Bill Pearse on WTIC NewsTalk 1080.

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Carbon Monoxide Dangers from the Storm

Aired on FOX CT Nov. 2, 2012

The Connecticut Poison Control Center has reported that cases of carbon monoxide poisoning continue to be high in the wake of Sandy. Community education specialist Amy Hanoian-Fontana discusses the dangers of CO poisoning and how to avoid it on FOX CT “Morning Extra” with Erica Arias.

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