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psychiatry

Neuroscience
Deep brain stimulation boosts dopamine
Published Aug 21, 2019
Treatment eases Parkinson's symptoms such as tremors and muscle rigidity
Alzheimer's disease
Stressors linked to cognitive decline in women
Published Aug 6, 2019
'We can't get rid of stressors, but we might adjust the way we respond to stress,' Hopkins neuropsychologist Cynthia Munro says
Alzheimer's disease
Deep brain stimulation not effective for treating early Alzheimer's
Published Oct 19, 2018
As the search for an effective Alzheimer's treatment continues, one strategy shown not to work for those under 65
Public health
High rural suicide rates largely driven by guns
Published Aug 17, 2017
Of every three deaths involving guns, only one is a homicide. The other two are suicides.
Mental health
Hopkins psychiatry launches online resources
Published June 14, 2016
AskHopkinsPsychiatry.org, mADAP teen depression app aim to help educate the public
Neuroscience of fun
Lighten up, it's good for you
Published Summer 2016
Scientists explain the tricky, vague, and elusive neuroscience of fun / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Intensive care
Post-ICU blues
Published April 25, 2016
Study: ICU stays can increase risks of depression, anxiety, PTSD / Hopkins Medicine
Behavioral science
Risk in a can
Published Spring 2016
Energy drinks are popular among millennials craving a quick boost—but new research reveals a downside / Johns Hopkins Magazine
On screen
'Fire' burns bright
Published Dec 16, 2015 Video
Film inspired by work of Johns Hopkins psychologist explores life with bipolar disorder
Memory failure
A man with no past
Published July 17, 2013
Expert on neurology, psychiatry discusses strange California amnesia case