Shebani Sethi on metabolic psychiatry
A specialist in psychiatry and obesity describes how metabolic disorders affect the brain and how nutrition can help patients with mental illness.
An evening to celebrate queer joy
An Evening of Queer Joy, formerly known as the LGBTQ+ Forum, showcases the spectrum of emotions experienced by queer people.
Drug eases opioid withdrawal in babies
In a new clinical trial, Stanford Medicine researchers found that a commonly used anti-nausea drug could reduce the severity of opioid withdrawal in newborns.
Humphreys wins queen’s award
The Stanford Medicine professor, internationally known for his research on addiction treatment and contributions to public policy, also received an award from the Veterans Administration.
Parents’ PTSD after child’s medical trauma
Nearly half of parents with a child who received an implantable device to correct abnormal heart rhythms met criteria for post-traumatic stress disorder, a Stanford Medicine-led study found.
Physicians feel more unaccomplished
In what authors believe to be the largest study of its kind, Stanford Medicine researchers found that imposter syndrome is more prevalent in physicians than in other U.S. workers.
Epilepsy linked to mood symptoms in pregnancy
Stanford-led study gives new insight into how epilepsy, pregnancy and symptoms of mood disorders interact.
Malenka on psychedelic drugs and disorders
Robert Malenka’s early research on the molecular mechanisms underlying memory and learning has led to an understanding of their role in psychiatric disorders including addiction, depression and autism spectrum disorder.
Addressing AAPI mental health
A panel of mental health experts discuss culturally specific barriers to seeking care, along with ways to improve outreach.
How Stanford Medicine tackles opioid crisis
At Stanford Medicine, programs to help patients struggling with substance-abuse disorders, research into addiction, and educational programs to increase awareness about addiction and treatment are aimed at reducing dependence on opioids.
Teaching about addiction treatment
An addiction medicine curriculum at Stanford School of Medicine trains students to better understand causes of and treatments for substance use disorders.
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