Psychiatry

The latest psychiatry news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

UNC seeking participants for anorexia nervosa couples therapy trial

Developed by the UNC School of Medicine Eating Disorders Program and funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, Uniting Couples (in the treatment of) Anorexia Nervosa, or UCAN, is the first and only NIH-funded trial of treatment for anorexia that emphasizes couple therapy.

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Mental illness by itself does not predict future violent behavior

People with mental illness alone are no more likely than anyone else to commit acts of violence, a new study by UNC-Chapel Hill researchers concludes. But mental illness combined with substance abuse or dependence elevates the risk for future violence.

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