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Combatting Holiday Depression

Uma Suryadevara, M.D., a UF Health psychiatrist, said that seasonal affective depression is often regular depression but exacerbated around the holidays and said she sees an increase in patients coming to her for help with depression during the holiday season.

Activate Your Brain

UF Health Center for Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine in Vero Beach has a noninvasive, non-drug treatment option to help people with stubborn depression vastly improve, or even eliminate, their symptoms.

10th Anniversary Laressa Gribbons Memorial Lecture

Friday, March 11th the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida held the 10th Anniversary Laressa Gribbons Memorial Lecture at the McKnight Brain Institute in Gainesville, FL. This Annual Memorial Lecture is held each spring and features speakers whose topics focus on depression, suicide and treatment advances in depression.

Gardening Program for People with Depression

The University of Florida (UF) and the UF Department of Psychiatry has established an ongoing therapeutic horticulture program for people with depression. The therapeutic benefits of gardening have been documented for many years, our program began as recreational therapy for patients on Unit 52 at UF Health Shands.