For the first time this spring, students will be able to study mental health care delivery through PSYC 240: “Leadership and Innovation in Mental Healthcare.” Students will work in pairs with mentoring from senior faculty consultants in the field to develop solutions to mental health care issues.
Stanford researcher Laila Soudi recently traveled to refugee camps in Greece where, amid the squalid conditions, she began working on her mission to provide mental health aid to refugees. Now a psychiatry and behavioral sciences researcher at the School of Medicine, Soudi’s concern for refugee mental health began at an early age.
Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit is a clinical psychologist from Israel and visiting instructor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Eating Disorders Research Program in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. For her most recently published paper, which focuses on mothers with eating disorders, she received the President’s Doctoral Fellowship of Excellence from Bar Ilan University.
The Stanford Daily sits down with dream expert Dr. Hans Steiner.
Professor of Medicine David Spiegel was recently named as the 2014 recipient of the Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in recognition of his research on stress and health. The Daily sat down with Spiegel, who will accept the award and give a lecture on his work on April 30 at the Baylor College of Medicine, to discuss his interest in hypnosis, changes he has witnessed in his field over time and the award itself.
Based on his study of problematic Internet use in America, the largest study of its kind so far, Aboujaoude found that the anonymity of the Internet and the distance it creates between actions and their effects have the potential to exacerbate people’s worst tendencies in the real world. In other words, that user whose video you slammed may not show up at your door with a baseball bat and demand revenge any time soon, but the impression that your rudeness has no consequences could stay with you forever.