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Habibeh Khoshbouei, Ph.D.

A scientist’s journey

Published: February 18th, 2014

Habibeh Khoshbouei’s research goals brought her from Iran to the U.S.


How sugar affects the brain

Published: February 11th, 2014

Nicole Avena, PhD explains why sweets and treats should be enjoyed in moderation. When you eat something loaded with sugar, your taste buds, your gut and your brain all take […]


Drug Abuse Among Doctors: Easy, Tempting, and Not Uncommon

Published: February 5th, 2014

UF researcher Lisa Merlo, PhD says, medical schools fail to educate medical students about the disease of addiction. Most medical schools include only a lecture or two on addiction, she […]


The Acceptability of Therapist-Assisted, Internet-Delivered Treatment for College Students

Published: January 16th, 2014

Michele Travers, MD writes that University and college counseling centers struggle with rising service demands without a corresponding increase in resources. Consequently, counseling centers must seek creative ways to not […]


UF Health – Healthy Advantage Seminar at the Villages

Published: January 16th, 2014

Dr. Tessy Korah, MD says depression in seniors is a widespread problem, but is often not recognized or treated. With seniors, a number of life changes can increase the risk […]


2014 Addiction Health Summit

Published: January 10th, 2014

The Florida chapter of the American Society of Addiction Medicine (FSAM) and Florida Medical Professionals Group (FMPG) welcome UF Health, the UF Drug Policy Institute and the Florida Alcohol and […]

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Mark S. Gold, MD presents “Process Addictions in the Brain” at Nanjing Brain Hospital in China

Published: January 9th, 2014



Coping with the Holiday Blues

Published: December 12th, 2013

Dr. Richard Holbert, Director of University of Florida Psychiatry says the holiday’s focus on family could be the cause of a more somber season. Whatever the cause may be– family, […]


Medical Spotlight: Avoiding the Holiday Blues

Published: December 12th, 2013

TV20′s Corrie Lovette spoke with University of Florida health psychiatrist Doctor Jamie Smolen about holiday depression and the warning signs that someone may need help.The holidays are usually a time […]


Your Health: Managing Depression During the Holidays

Published: December 5th, 2013

Dr. Brian Cooke, a psychiatrist from UF Health, says the holidays can be a trying time. “It can be tough for families,” he says, “and sometimes for people struggling with […]