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‘An Epidemic of Loneliness and Despair’: How Wisdom Can Help

Q&A with Dilip Jeste, M.D., on the role of wisdom in dealing with what he has called “an epidemic of loneliness and despair” in America.

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How to Deal with Holiday Stress during Covid-19

The holiday season usually is a joyful time. Many families look forward to gathering with relatives and friends, exchanging gifts, and celebrating traditions. In a normal year, the holidays can even be a bit stressful.

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RESILIENCE: A Q&A with Dr. Dennis S. Charney

A World Expert Discusses What Research and Personal Experience Have Taught Him

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A Strong Impulse to Help People Who  Live with Mental Illness Propels a Diverse Career in Clinical Brain Research

Deanna Barch, Ph.D., a much honored research scientist who now chairs the department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, did not take long in life to discover her passion.

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Restoring a Delicate Balance: Dr. Hilary Blumberg Seeks Ways to Therapeutically Address Subtle Brain Changes that Imaging Has Revealed in Mood Disorders

“I love the science of it!” says Dr. Hilary Blumberg, a research pioneer who has used advanced imaging to figure out how the brain subtly changes in bipolar disorder, major depression, and other mood disorders. “But what really drives me,” she stresses, “is bringing this work to the point where it is helping people—helping to relieve their suffering, improving their prognosis, and decreasing early mortality due to suicide..."

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