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At University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, outpatient and in-patient services are offered for eating disorders. Erin Martin, MD, says she has seen an increase in patients.
As we begin to return to the lives we lived before the pandemic, many of us are experiencing re-entry anxiety. Here is a breakdown of what re-entry anxiety is and some ways you can cope with this new mental health concern.
University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics psychologist Stacey Pawlak offers advice for a healthy return to routine following the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Francie Williamson, Communications Coordinator, Department of Psychiatry After finishing her first round of treatment at UI Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center, Sarah Gottlieb says she started experiencing depression for the first time in her life. “I think that the physical burden of the...
May marks Mental Health Awareness month, but is also ranks second for months with the most tornadoes. The sound of wind or the idea of severe thunderstorms can bring back memories of the derecho for many. Now moving into peak severe weather season, those anxieties are making a return.
In addition to pledging $2.3 million to child and adolescent psychiatry at University of Iowa in honor of their daughter, Emily, Michelle LeCompte and Tim White of Cedar Rapids pledged $2.3 million to the NICU at Stead Family Children’s Hospital in honor of their younger daughter, Elizabeth.
Casey Thein walks over to a cabinet stocked with sprays, elastics and other hair care products, looking for a straightening iron. But this isn’t a salon. It’s the inpatient child psychiatric unit at UI Hospitals and Clinics, where Thein, a registered nurse, has been working as a nurse for the past three and a half years.
Cardio Diagnostics, a University of Iowa faculty startup, has commercially launched a new home clinical test for assessing patients’ heart disease risk. Robert Philibert MD Ph.D., co-founder and chief medical officer of Cardio Diagnostics and professor of psychiatry in the UI Carver College of Medicine, said Epi+Gen CHD not only predicts who is at lower risk of developing coronary heart disease, which current tests do well, but also identifies who is at higher risk of developing coronary heart disease, which current tests do not do well.
2020 may be over, but the stressors presented by the pandemic and current political and world news are still here. As we navigate a new year it’s as important as ever to take care of your mental health and focus on resiliency in your daily life. Watch Clinical Psychologist, Stacey Pawlak, PhD, help guide us as we work toward finding balance and resiliency this year.
A new inpatient psychiatric unit that opened Wednesday, March 24, at UI Hospitals & Clinics includes a different look and an updated model of care focused on preventing problem behaviors.