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Researchers receive $2.9 million grant to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk

Researchers receive $2.9 million grant to advance screening capabilities for suicide risk

Rewards can be effective treatment for alcohol abuse in people with mental illness

Rewards can be effective treatment for alcohol abuse in people with mental illness

Patients with early, severe depression symptoms have increased genetic risk for psychiatric disorders

Patients with early, severe depression symptoms have increased genetic risk for psychiatric disorders

Adjusting KYNA levels can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior, mice study finds

Adjusting KYNA levels can have significant effects on schizophrenia-like behavior, mice study finds

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

Unconscious exposure to phobic images effective in reducing fear, study finds

Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder

Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder

New article highlights prevalence of nonmedical prescription drug use among young people

New article highlights prevalence of nonmedical prescription drug use among young people

Patients with family history of bipolar disorder more likely to engage in violence, study finds

Patients with family history of bipolar disorder more likely to engage in violence, study finds

UW study offers visual proof of how brain synapses shrink during sleep

UW study offers visual proof of how brain synapses shrink during sleep

Patients with depression can be successful by letting go of unattainable goals,say psychologists

Patients with depression can be successful by letting go of unattainable goals,say psychologists

Addicted individuals show weaker brain response to anticipating rewards, research finds

Addicted individuals show weaker brain response to anticipating rewards, research finds

Sleep may be regulated by several brain-based immune proteins, study reveals

Sleep may be regulated by several brain-based immune proteins, study reveals

Study confirms that cocaine makes users more willing to partake in risky sex

Study confirms that cocaine makes users more willing to partake in risky sex

New study offers insights into how antidepressants work in the brain

New study offers insights into how antidepressants work in the brain

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Frequent soccer ball heading could be common cause of concussion symptoms, study suggests

Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in the brain at birth, study suggests

Early predictors of anxiety and depression may be evident in the brain at birth, study suggests

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

Study: Mediterranean diet can be linked to lower diagnosis of ADHD in children

BUSM researcher highlights link between sleep conditions and cognitive impairment in older people

BUSM researcher highlights link between sleep conditions and cognitive impairment in older people

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Glucose deprivation in the brain triggers onset of cognitive decline, research shows

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women

Air pollution may greatly increase chance of dementia in older women