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Anorexia and Eating Disorders on Campus

Published: November 14th, 2012

November 30, 2012 – 2-3pm DeWeese Auditorium at the McKnight Brain Institute 1149 South Newell Drive, Gainesville, FL Elizabeth Dizney, PsyD Assistant Professor and Clinical Director – UF&Shands Eating Disorder […]


Dual Disorders: Addiction Psychiatry

Published: November 13th, 2012

Dual disorders have become more common as physicians have successfully evaluated and referred to treatment many patients with alcohol and/or drug abuse and psychiatric disorders.  Recent research reports have confirmed […]


Doctors hope to curb food addiction

Published: November 8th, 2012

Dr. Mark Gold, chairman of Psychiatry at UF’s College of Medicine, said he uses a written test to evaluate and determine if someone is addicted to food.


UF tackling our addictions to food

Published: November 8th, 2012

As global obesity rates skyrocket, researchers at the University of Florida are making strides to show that food, especially processed, sugary food, can be addicting in ways similar to cigarettes, […]

TMS Brian Scan Corrected

Severe Depression Program

Published: November 7th, 2012

Depression Evaluation and Treatment for appoint please call 352-265-HELP(4357) The University of Florida (UF) Department of Psychiatry offers programs for patients of all ages with depression, complex mood disorders and […]


Weed wars: If states legalize marijuana, will feds still crack down or steer clear?

Published: November 6th, 2012

Dr. Kevin A. Sabet, former senior drug policy advisor to the Obama Administration and director of the Drug Policy Institute at the University of Florida, predicts a far different law-enforcement […]


CNN Piers Morgan Politics News Video: Brian Vicente And Kevin Sabet Debate Marijuana Legalization

Published: November 6th, 2012

The following CNN politics news video comes from the Piers Morgan TV show. It contains a debate between Brian Vicente and Kevin Sabet. The debate is about the legalization for […]


Device using electric pulses helping long-term depression sufferers

Published: November 2nd, 2012

UF Department of Psychiatry’s Richard Holbert, MD talks about the benefits of TMS

Kevin Sabet, PhD

Drug Policy and the Obama Administration: A Reason Debate

Published: October 30th, 2012

This week, UF Drug Policy Institute’s Kevin Sabet and Drug Policy Alliance’s Ethan Nadelmann debate marijuana politics.


Addicted to Food? The New Research Suggests It’s Possible.

Published: October 29th, 2012