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Archive for the ‘ psychology/psychiatry’ Category

Depression

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

Ronald Pies, MDPsychiatrist Ronald Pies, MD, gives an overview of depression–who is most affected, how is it treated most successfully, and how to help a friend who says they are depressed. Pies is professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Upstate Medical University and Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston; and editor-in-chief emeritus of the Psychiatric Times.


Understanding the difference between grief and depression

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Ronald Pies, MDPsychiatrist Ronald Pies, MD, helps us understand the difference between grief and depression, and discusses his two newly released books, one a collection of essays on psychiatry and the other, a novel. Pies is a professor of psychiatry at Upstate Medical University and Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston; and editor-in-chief emeritus, Psychiatric Times. New books by Dr. Pies: Psychiatry on the Edge (Nova Publishing); and The Director of Minor Tragedies (iUniverse) 


Relationships in the practice of psychiatry

Thursday, May 22nd, 2014

Upstate psychiatrist David V Keith, MDDavid Keith, MD, talks about a recent creativity conference aimed at re-energizing and supporting the inner intelligence of mental health practitioners of all disciplines, medical and non-medical.

The Naomi Chernoff, MD Creativity Conference: The Theater The Clinic – Parallels and Reverberations, is sponsored by the Division of Psychotherapy in Upstate Medical University’s Department of Psychiatry,

Read the blog: Creativity conference designed for those in psychiatry


New integrated care program at Upstate

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Steven Blatt, MD and Erica RikerSteven Blatt MD, director of general pediatrics at Upstate, is joined by Erica Riker, MHC, integrated care therapist at ARISE, to talk about a new collaboration to provide children with comprehensive care that focuses on both physical and emotional wellness. The Integrated Care Program is a partnership between Upstate Medical University’s Pediatric and Adolescent Center and ARISE Child & Family Service, available to children who receive services at the Center. For more information, call (315) 464-2046.


Exploring why the urge to smoke begins in utero

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Steven L Youngentob, PhDSteven Youngentob, PhD, professor in Upstate’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, explains the fascinating results of his recently published study on the effects of nicotine exposure in utero.  Read the study: Fetal Nicotine Exposure Increases Preference for Nicotine Odor in Early Postnatal and Adolescent, but Not Adult, Rats

Developmental Exposure Alcohol Research Center 


Mothers with boderline personalities

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Susan Chlebowski, MDUpstate psychiatrist Susan Chlebowski, MD, describes her work with children of mothers diagnosed with borderline personality disorder (BPD) and the risk that those children may also develop this disorder.  Read the paper: The Borderline Mother and her Child: A Couple at Risk

For more information, contact the Adult Psychiatry Clinic at Upstate: 315 464-3165
Psychotherapy Division at Upstate


Confidence boost from teachers can help improve student performance

Thursday, December 19th, 2013

Richard O'Neill, PhD Sharon ContrerasUpstate psychologist Richard O’Neill PhD is joined by Syracuse City School District Superintendent Sharon Contreras, to discuss a study that shows how a confidence boost from teachers can help improve student performance. 
Read the study: Breaking the Cycle of Mistrust: Wise Interventions to Provide Critical


Caring for the psychiatric needs of cancer patients

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Allya Hafeez, MDPsychiatrist Aliya Hafeez, MD, talks about the psychological impacts of a cancer diagnosis and a new service she will be offering to cancer patients at the Upstate Cancer Center.   


An overview of eating disorders

Friday, October 18th, 2013

Kathleen A Deters Hayes, LCSW-RUpstate clinical social worker Kathleen Deters-Hayes gives an overview of eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder – or compulsive overheating.  She describes the various symptoms and treatments, and recommends talking to your primary care provider to discuss the best course of treatment for you.


Understanding the clinical correlates of school violence

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

Kevin Antschel, PhDClinical psychologist Kevin Antshel, PhD, helps us understand the clinical correlates, or relationship, between certain behavioral traits and school violence. Antshel is an adjunct associate professor of psychiatry at Upstate, and director of the Clinical Psychology Program at Syracuse University.


Stigma surrounding mental illness grows in wake of mass shootings

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013

Leonard NewmanAs the school year approaches, we are joined by Leonard Newman, PhD, area director of the Social Psychology program at Syracuse University, to discuss the growing stigma attached to mental illness in the wake of recent mass shootings, and why it is so difficult to undermine.  


Predicting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in servicemen and women

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Stephen J Glatt, PhDStephen Glatt, PhD, director of the Psychiatric Genetic Epidemiology & Neurobiology Laboratory (PsychGENe Lab) at Upstate, talks about predicting post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in servicemen and women.  Read the study