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Improving the Lives of Boys and Men of Color

This Black History Month we spotlight the ongoing efforts of the Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health, established under Bioscience Connecticut, that is enhancing the lives and wellbeing of boys and men of color.

10 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues (Starting Now)

Feeling stressed already? You're not alone

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Q&A: The Challenges of Pandemic-Era Readjustment for Children and Adolescents

Dr. Asima Zehgeer of UConn Health’s Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic discusses challenges faced by children and teens in the wake of COVID-19

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Podcast: COVID and Older Adults‘ Resiliency

UConn Health's psychiatry chair and a medical student who's studying how older adults are handling the pandemic with him share their observations, which may surprise you.

An older woman shields her face with her hands, shrouded in darkness, symbolizing depression. Research shows that ECT given to older adults as psychiatric inpatients is effective at preventing them from dying by suicide in the first months after release from the hospital.

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.

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Face to Face: The Shift to Telepsychiatry

At first hesitant to go virtual as the pandemic set in, UConn Health psychiatrists quickly realized screens enabled them to make vital connections and increase access to care

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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