• "Bring Me the Real Doctor": Dealing with Patient Bias

    First-year resident Rana Elmaghraby, MD, shares her experience and insight in the Psychiatric News Residents' Forum.

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    Rana Elmaghraby, M.D.
    PGY-1 resident
    Department of Psychiatry

  • What Can We Learn from the Patterns of Eating Disorders?

    "The better we are able to understand what factors increase the possibility of developing disordered eating behaviors, the better chance we have to develop effective prevention efforts." T32 postdoctoral research fellow Cari Pearson Carter describes her study in a recent Health Talk article. 

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    Cari Pearson Carter, PhD
    T32 Postdoctoral Fellow in Eating Disorders
    Department of Psychiatry

  • Tackling the Addiction Crisis

    "Opioids are killing young people, and pediatricians must help stop it", says Pamela Gonzalez in the Spring 2017 edition of Minnesota Alumni magazine. 

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    Pamela Gonzalez, MD
    Assisant Professorr
    Department of Psychiatry

  • NARSAD Foundation supports Dr. Quevedo's work in positive thinking and voluntary brain training

    Karina Quevedo, PhD is working to develop a novel treatment for severely depressed adolescents using real-time neurofeedback functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI-NF) during which participants try to change their brain activity by thinking of happy memories. Dr. Quevedo hopes that the results will generate a new mode of treatment for adolescents.

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    Karina Quevedo, PhD
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Psychiatry

  • Dr. Sponheim discusses his new NIMH-funded research project in a recent Health Talk article

    “Now we have to understand how alterations in the connections from one part of the brain to other brain regions might explain brain disorders such as schizophrenia.”

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    Scott Sponheim, Ph.D.
    Professor
    Department of Psychiatry

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