The rise in mental health conditions globally is staggering, affecting people of all demographics, having impacts on almost all areas of life, and incurring a global annual cost of nearly $1 Trillion US Dollars. Despite this, and widespread efforts towards de-stigmatization of mental health conditions, the prevention, diagnosis and treatment interventions of mental health illnesses continues to lag behind the incidence of disease.
Hear from Dean Hazel Sive for a panel discussion with psychology professors Susan Whitfield-Gabrieli and Craig Ferris to discuss novel approaches to mental illness and how neuroscience may hold the key to bringing fundamental changes in how patients with mental illnesses are diagnosed and treated. Learn about new research which may be instrumental in early detection and prevention, and in the development of new therapies and interventions.
Part of the College of Science Connects: The Good Power of Science Series. Originally aired on October 13, 2021.
What does Henry David Thoreau’s retreat into the natural world at Walden Pond have to do with our modern culture of distraction and technological immersion? Come learn how Thoreau’s interest in the peace of nature was fueled by his distress at the information culture of the 19th century when the telegraph brought news to Americans […]