News Mentions for the week of August 21, 2023

Our experts are often called upon to provide insight on current events and topics in the news. Here are some of the articles Stanford Psychiatry faculty have contributed to or been quoted in recently.

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    Mental health: what are the benefits of riding a bike as a family

    Science has repeatedly shown that physical activity contributes to improving mental health. Allan Reiss, the Howard C. Robbins Professor in psychiatry and behavioral sciences, provides comment.

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    Academy Announces Three of the Top Awards for 2023

    Three of ACLP’s top awards for 2023 have been announced. Congratulations to Gen Shinozaki, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, the recipient of the Wayne Katon Research Award. Dr. Shinozaki was selected by the Academy’s Research and Evidence-Based Practice Committee for his research, which aims to develop epigenetic biomarkers for delirium to predict, detect, and monitor illness course, treatment response, and patient outcomes.

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    How to Safeguard Teens’ Well-Being on Social Media

    Some tweens and younger teenagers may have difficultly understanding the motives behind social media content, or discerning fact from misinformation. Vicki Harrison, program director at the Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing, provides comment about the advisory and how parents can guide their teens toward healthier social media use.

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    Checking Email? You’re Probably Not Breathing.

    Here’s how to get “screen apnea” in check. David Spiegel, the Jack, Lulu, and Sam Willson Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, is quoted.

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    These chefs long hid their eating disorders.

    Sharing our fraught relationship with food can help us heal. Kristine Luce, clinical professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, provides comment.


    What Not to Say to People With Chronic Pain – and What to Say Instead

    Some seemingly well-meaning statements and questions can be more hurtful than helpful. Here are tips to help you be supportive toward someone with chronic pain. Ranak Trivedi, assistant professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, provides comment.

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