Psych Congress Steering Committee member Julie Carbray, PhD, FPMHNP, PMHCNS, discusses how to tell the difference between attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and past trauma. 

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BLOG: As mental health professionals, we have the opportunities to be leaders within our communities to help address this problem. Let’s lead by example to make talking about mental health and suicide as normal as talking about the game last night or what you’re doing this weekend.

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People with depression have a greater rate of brain aging than people without depressive symptoms do, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.

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A portable device which records electrical activity from the retina may help improve the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of schizophrenia, researchers say.

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BLOG: Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore’s Dilemma and The Botany of Desire, has turned his spotlight of curiosity onto the subject of psychedelics with his new book How to Change Your Mind.

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Psych Congress Year-Round

David Granirer

As a community college comedy instructor, David Granirer noticed how life-changing it could be for someone to take on and conquer the challenge of performing as a stand-up comedian.

Spotlight

The Psych Congress community lost a family member. Eric Arauz was a dear and well-respected colleague, passionate mental health advocate, Psych Congress Steering Committee member and faculty, and above all, friend. He brought a unique perspective to the committee as someone who himself had a mental illness and was a champion deeply committed to fighting the stigma of mental illness.