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The marijuana mythbusters

Published: Jun 25th, 2013

UF researchers’ new book “Weed” tackles misperceptions about marijuana

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UF’s Rajiv Tandon, MD is a member of the DSM-5 workgroup for Psychotic Disorders. Video interview on changes in new DSM-5

Published: May 20th, 2013

Rajiv Tandon, MD is a member of the DSM-5 work group for Psychotic Disorders. In the video, he discusses the changes to this chapter in the DSM-5 and how this will impact clinical […]


Psychiatrist Speaks on Sports-Related Brain Injuries

Published: Apr 29th, 2013

Doctor David Baron– a psychiatrist at the University of Southern California Medicine School is researching Traumatic Brain Injury in athletes and says they need to understand the symptoms. The majority […]


The McKnight Brain Institute congratulates Mark S. Gold, M.D. on receiving the award for Distinguished International Scientist

Published: Apr 25th, 2013

Mark S. Gold, MD shown in Beijing, China, receiving the award for the Distinguished International Scientist category of the China Academy of Sciences. The award was presented by China Academy […]

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WEED: Family Guide to Marijuana Myths and Facts

Published: Apr 8th, 2013

Click HERE to purchase book. Marijuana grown today is exceptionally potent. While addiction and abuse were rare in the 1970s, today marijuana abuse and dependence are the number one cause […]

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In Case You Missed It, Watch the UF College of Medicine 2013 Addiction Research Update with Nora Volkow

Published: Mar 15th, 2013


Top Oscar Awards Connect to Mental Illness – NAMI

Published: Feb 25th, 2013

After receiving her award Lawrence answered questions from reporters backstage, including questions about what the film means for people struggling with mental illness.


Millennial generation has highest levels of stress and anxiety, says survey

Published: Feb 11th, 2013

According to Dr. Gary Geffken, 39 percent of young adults say their stress has increased in the past year, while 50 percent admit stress has kept them awake at night […]

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A Therapeutic Community UF’s Living Laboratory for Addiction Research

Published: Jan 30th, 2013

UF’s Living Laboratory for Addiction Research  


Interview with Kim Teitelbaum About the Obesity Epidemic

Published: Jan 23rd, 2013

Kim Teitelbaum, Director of the Best of Life Program at the University of Florida agreed to be interviewed about the growing obesity epidemic in the US and what can be […]