Tag Psychiatry

Inflammation biomarker in blood may help predict effectiveness of depression drugs

A simple blood test could help doctors understand what medication might work best for patients at the start of their treatment, according to new UW–Madison research.

New approaches in neuroscience show it’s not all in your head

“How we experience the world affects us in more ways than we previously thought,” says Richard Davidson, a professor of psychology and psychiatry at UW–Madison and director of the Center for Healthy Minds.

UW2020: WARF Discovery Initiative seeking Round 4 proposals

Early recipients of UW2020 funding, from the School of Music to the School of Medicine and Public Health and beyond, have assembled interdisciplinary teams to address their research questions and have attracted outside funding with initial support from the program.

UW–Madison teams up with Madison police to foster officer well-being

The collaboration will focus on whether mindfulness-based practices can help improve officers’ abilities to manage their daily and occupational stressors.

Media Advisory: Dalai Lama credentials

Members of the media can apply for credentials to cover the event “The World We Make” featuring His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Madison, Wisconsin, at the Overture Center for the Arts March 9, 2016.

14th Dalai Lama to visit Madison for live-streamed event on global well-being

Gathering perspectives to promote global well-being, the Center for Healthy Minds at UW–Madison will host the event March 9.

Slow waves may explain the brain’s disconnect during dreaming

When we’re dreaming, our brains appear almost as active as when we are awake, yet we remain asleep and oblivious to our surroundings. A new study suggests why.

It’s not all wedded bliss: Marital stress linked to depression

Marital stress may make people more vulnerable to depression, according to a recent study by University of Wisconsin–Madison researchers and their colleagues.