Jeremy Nowak Lecture
12:00p.m. - 1:30p.m.
A new book from Penn’s Edward Brodkin and psychology doctoral candidate Ashley Pallathra focuses on the science and practice of attunement, the process by which people can most effectively connect to themselves and others.
A return to the next normal post-pandemic may trigger anxiety for people anticipating a more public-facing life after a year of isolation.
A new visual screening tool for autism spectrum disorder may reduce disparities in diagnoses, especially when English is not a family’s primary language.
An interdisciplinary initiative called the Message Effects Lab aims to understand, tap into, and develop communication around what motivates specific behaviors for specific populations. Its first projects center around COVID-19 testing and vaccines.
Rachel Talley on public psychiatry, the impact of COVID-19 on community mental health, and how she went from an internship at the White House to championing public health at Penn’s department of Psychiatry.
When facing the challenges of the current moment, Penn students, faculty, and staff have options to promote their emotional, mental, and physical well-being.
Millions of people around the world have already survived a bout with COVID-19. Clinicians are learning how cases can trigger lasting consequences for the body.
Two new papers, one about gray matter, the other about reward behavior, suggest that at the neural level not all conduct problems look the same.
A new study from Penn Medicine lends further evidence that the social behaviors tied to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) emerge from abnormal function of sensory neurons outside the brain.
For veterans living with post-traumatic stress disorder, fireworks and loud pyrotechnics can add stress and trigger physical reactions, as they mimic the stimuli of combat.
Yvette I. Sheline of the Perelman School of Medicine spoke about Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, which uses a magnetic field to help patients with treatment-resistant depression. Fifty percent of patients see a 50% improvement, and 30% have full remission, she said.
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PIK Professor Jonathan Moreno said he hadn’t heard of anyone being disciplined by the American Psychiatric Association for breaking the Goldwater rule, which says it’s unethical for psychiatrists to issue professional opinions about public figures they haven’t examined.
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