Not (Just) a Shock: ECT Reduces Suicides in Depressed Elders
Electroconvulsive therapy has been shown to effectively treat life-threatening major depression
NIH Grant Supports Clinical Trial to Determine if Video Games Can Relieve Late-Life Depression
UConn Health will participate in a two-site study with University of Utah Health scientists led by Dr. Sarah Shizuko Morimoto who have received a five-year, $7.5-million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health.
Long-COVID Recovery Center at UConn Health helping those with Post-COVID Issues
Most people who have had COVID-19 recover completely within a few weeks, however, some people, even those with mild versions of the disease continue to experience symptoms long after their initial recovery.
Teens, Screens, and Anxiety/Depression
What is the relationship between our teens' relationship with their smartphones and their mental health? A UConn Health psychiatrist shares what his research is finding.
UConn Health Researchers Receive a $3.1 Million Dollar Grant to Study Pandemic-Related Stress in Families with Infants
Damion Grasso and Margaret Briggs-Gowan developed a tool to measure pandemic-related stress. They are now applying it in a study focused on families who gave birth and are now raising infants during the pandemic
Meet the Researcher: Jayesh Kamath, School of Medicine
Jayesh Kamath is bringing psychiatry into the mobile tech era by using mHealth technologies to support patients with depression
Innovative Therapeutic Program Helps Those Living With PTSD
Professor Julian Ford created TARGET, an educational and therapeutic approach that explains why PTSD develops and how it can be overcome.
Dementia Rates Higher in Men with Common Genetic Disorder
New research has found that men who have a very common genetic disorder are more likely to develop dementia, compared to those without the faulty genes. The findings are reported in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease by a team of international researchers from UConn School of Medicine and University of Exeter in the UK.