Orthopedic clinics at the School of Medicine ask patients to fill out an electronic questionnaire at each visit. Analyzing data from questions about anxiety and depression, researchers have found that as patients’ musculoskeletal health improves, anxiety and depression don’t necessarily follow suit.
This fall, Washington University will launch a new mental health doctoral training program that will expand clinical mental health services on campus while cultivating a new generation of expert psychologists.
Washington University researchers found that how children’s brains process emotional cues typically is set by the time they are school age. They studied brain scans from hundreds of children ages 5 to 15 who watched videos that dealt with emotional topics.
A team of researchers from the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine are using Fitbit data and deep learning to detect depression and anxiety.
In a newly published study, poverty was closely associated with higher rates of dementia among older adults in Afghanistan. Jean-Francois Trani, an associate professor at the Brown School, led the research.
For older adults with clinical depression that has not responded to standard treatments, adding the drug aripiprazole to an antidepressant they’re already taking is more effective than switching from one antidepressant to another, according to a study led by the School of Medicine.
People with serious mental illness die at a much younger age than people in the general population. This book looks at decades of research and asks two questions: Why? And, what can be done to address these deadly health inequities?
QPR training, a nationally recognized suicide prevention program, is now available to all students, faculty and staff at Washington University. Kirk Dougher, associate vice chancellor for student support and wellness, likens QPR to CPR — an emergency response that saves lives.
Research from the lab of Brian Carpenter, in Arts & Sciences, suggests older adults understood that sometimes-unflattering COVID-19 messaging came from a place of caring and compassion.
Washington University School of Medicine is joining the National Institutes of Health (NIH)’s Bridge2AI program, an estimated $130 million initiative. One project aims to develop a framework for using artificial intelligence to diagnose disease based on the sound of patients’ voices.