Upstate 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.
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Clinical 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.
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As 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.
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Stephen 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
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Mantosh Dewan, MD, distinguished service professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Upstate, is joined by Christopher Morley, PhD, associate professor of family medicine, public health, and psychiatry, and vice-chair for research in the Department of Family Medicine, will help us understand the genetics of psychiatric illnesses like schizophrenia. Upstate is involved in the largest-ever case-control study of schizophrenia, and is actively seeking to recruit about 200 more healthy/unaffected subjects in the next few months. For more information, call 315-464-6943 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bill Cross, PhD, will discuss somatic experiencing therapy, which is aimed at relieving and resolving the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental and physical trauma-related health problems by focusing on the client’s perceived body sensations, or somatic experiences. Cross is a New York state- licensed marriage and family therapist and an officer at the Zen Center of Syracuse, where he teaches conscious stress reduction. Dr. Cross may be reached at 315-474-3762.
Fourth year Upstate psychiatry resident Seetha Ramanathan is the co-author of a research study that analyzed data on U.S. teens born during the early 1980s. Her research found slightly higher rates of adolescent delinquent behaviors in this group, such as smoking, drinking, arrests and thefts, that might possibly be tied to macroeconomic conditions during the first year of life.
Dr. Usha Satish talks about a recent study that Upstate is involved in, looking at how carbon dioxide levels impact thinking and decision making. Dr. Satish directs the Strategic Management Simulation laboratories at Upstate Medical University, where her work is centered on the application of simulation technology to assess “how” people make decisions and in enhancing the quality of critical thinking.