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How to Treat Depression in Prison – and Why it Matters

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Prison Depression

Of the 4 million prisoners released each year, 23 percent have suffered from the major depressive disorder. Due to resource shortages, many go without adequate treatment while in…

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Studying the Ethics of Invasive Therapies for Depression

Friday, October 19, 2018
Depressed Woman

A Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher has received a $1.4 million National Institutes of Health-Brain Initiative grant to study the ethics around interventions that use…

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Loneliness Is Bad for Your Health

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Jed Magen

MSU’s Jed Magen, associate professor of psychiatry, wrote this piece for The Conversation, an independent collaboration between editors and academics that provides informed news analysis and commentary to the…

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New Engineering Insights into Brain Implants

Monday, March 12, 2018
Purcell and Salatino uncovered information about brain implants and the cells surrounding them, which will improve designs for future devices.

Patients suffering from brain diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s have more treatment options than ever before, thanks to medical advances in the use of brain implants. In spite…

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Exercise Could Help with Depression Symptoms

Thursday, November 9, 2017
Carol Janney

More mental health providers may want to take a closer look at including exercise in their patients’ treatment plans, a new study suggests. Michigan State University and University…

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MSU Researcher Studying Hopelessness/ Heart Disease Links

Monday, November 6, 2017

Susan Dunn is a nurse scientist and an associate professor in the MSU College of Nursing. Dunn received her Ph.D. in nursing from MSU and after working as a…

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Doctoral Student Says Nostalgia Could Bolster Health Communication

Monday, July 24, 2017

Syed Ali Hussain, doctoral student in the School of Journalism, is conducting research on understanding the role of nostalgia, the art of persuasion and social influence in the…

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National Mental Health Survey Finds Widespread Ignorance and Stigma

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Mark Skidmore

Less than half of Americans can recognize anxiety. Most people don’t know what to do about depression even when they spot it. And nearly 8 in 10 don’t…

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Mobile Sensing Technology to Help College Counselors

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Michigan State University will use a National Science Foundation grant of $1 million to develop a smart, mobile sensing system, known as iSee, for enhancing college counseling services….

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Wearable Technology Could Help Detect Health Risks, Depression

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Mi Zang

It may be small, so small it’s hardly noticeable, but it could someday save lives. “It” is wearable technology that can monitor a person’s eating, drinking, coughing and…

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