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VIDEO: Grinch likely depressed, suffers from lack of love, joy, UNC expert says
Being irritable, grumpy and seeking social isolation are also hallmarks of depression, and could explain the Grinch’s disdain for the Who – the tall and the small – his mistreatment of his dog Max and, ultimately, why he tried to stop Christmas from coming.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Dec. 10, 2009
Dr. Cynthia Bulik of UNC leads multinational anorexia genetics project
The Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI) will collect DNA samples from more than 8,000 people with anorexia nervosa (AN) and those without an eating disorder in an effort to detect genes that contribute to this potentially life-threatening illness.
Located in News / 2014 / March
One-page questionnaire is effective screening tool for common psychiatric disorders
Results of the study, which was designed and led by UNC researchers, are published in the March/April 2010 issue of Annals of Family Medicine.
Located in Vital Signs / 2010 / Vital Signs - March 11, 2010
Dr. Cynthia Bulik joins Here's to Your Health August 1
This weekend, Dr. Cynthia Bulik, the William R. and Jeanne H. Jordan Distinguished Professor of Eating Disorders in the UNC Department of Psychiatry, joins "Here's to Your Health" to discuss eating disorders.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - July 31, 2009
Fifth Annual UNC Conference on Eating Disorders: Tools for the Management of Eating Disorders and Obesity in Your Practice and the Schools
The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct.17, at the Friday Center.
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - Sept. 18, 2009
UNC wins $8.6 million NIH award to establish a Center of Excellence to study underlying causes of psychiatric disorders
Autism, depression, anxiety. Antipsychotic drug side effects. What are the genetic and environmental factors that underlie and contribute to these complex problems? And how do genes and environment interact to shape them?
Located in Vital Signs / 2009 / Vital Signs - October 2, 2009
Large study helps clarify the genetics of autism
The findings, published online June 9 in the journal Nature, support an emerging consensus among scientists that autism is caused by many “rare variants” or genetic changes found in less than one percent of the population.
Located in News / 2010 / June
Elbogen, Belger awarded Department of Defense Grant
Department of Psychiatry faculty members Eric B. Elbogen, PhD, and Aysenil Belger, PhD, been awarded a multi-year multimillion dollar grant from the Department of Defense and the Psychological Health and Traumatic Brain Injury Research Program (PH/TBI) Research Program to implement a clinical trial to assess the efficacy of cognitive rehabilitative therapy for TBI for members or former members of the Armed Forces.
Located in Vital Signs / 2011 / May 12
UNC researcher interviewed on Irish radio
The Moncrieff Show recently interviewed Dr. Rebecca Knickmeyer Santelli about her research showing that the kinds of microbes found in dirty baby diapers can predict the child's later cognitive development.
Located in News / 2017 / August
Blood test may help determine who is at risk for psychosis
For individuals facing the possibility of a lifetime on antipsychotic medications, this new analysis may help them and their health care providers in making a difficult decision.
Located in News / 2014 / September