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Psychiatry news at the College of Medicine

Risky business: Research could improve understanding of risky behavior, addiction

By • Apr 17th, 2014 • Category: From the Lab, Neuroscience, Psychiatry

Do you go out on a limb for a risky reward? Find out how UF researchers are tying that impulse to addiction, anorexia, AHDH and more.

New radiofrequency procedure stuns nerves, relieves chronic neck pain longer

By • Jul 5th, 2013 • Category: From the Lab, Psychiatry

A new nonsurgical procedure offered at the UF Health Spine & Sports Intervention Center treats chronic neck pain for up to a year by stunning nerves.

Four professors inducted into the National Academy of Inventors

By • Jan 9th, 2013 • Category: Anesthesiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Psychiatry, Staff

UF’s Donn Dennis, Ray Bergeron, Franky So and Nan Yao-Su will be recognized as four of 98 people selected from universities and nonprofit institutions nationally. UF’s Vice President for Research David P. Norton also was named a Charter Fellow.

Food for thought: UF researcher’s book lays out evidence for food addiction

By • Oct 4th, 2012 • Category: From the Lab, Psychiatry

UF Department of Psychiatry Chair Mark S. Gold, M.D., co-edited a new book, “Food and Addiction: A Comprehensive Handbook.” This book is the first to collect academic essays, written by experts from multiple disciplines, to examine the scientific evidence for food addiction.

UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center opens new southwest Gainesville campus

By • Jul 11th, 2012 • Category: Psychiatry, Staff

The UF&Shands Florida Recovery Center opened a scenic campus in southwest Gainesville today. The recovery center is home to the largest group of addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry faculty in the U.S.

Mainstream medicine misses cases of substance abuse, fails to match patients and treatment, UF experts say

By • Jul 9th, 2012 • Category: Faculty Recognition, Psychiatry

If addiction is a disease, why do families refer far more patients to specialists and treatment programs than internists, or emergency room physicians or family doctors do?

Faculty member honored with national award

By • Apr 5th, 2012 • Category: Awards, Faculty Recognition, Psychiatry

UF COM professor, Rajiv Tandon, M.D., receives the Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

UF’s addiction medicine residency training among 10 in nation to be accredited

By • May 4th, 2011 • Category: Event, Psychiatry

UF’s addiction residency program is among 10 accredited nationally. New residents will start in July and train at the Florida Recovery Center.

New UF psychiatrist helps impaired health-care providers mend their careers

By • Jan 14th, 2011 • Category: Psychiatry

A professional who helps physicians get back on track after their careers have been derailed by behavior problems has joined the University of Florida.