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    The Department of Psychiatry at the College of Medicine excels in enhancing behavioral health through scientific research, education, training, community leadership, and service.

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    The Department of Psychiatry at the College of Medicine excels in enhancing behavioral health through scientific research, education, training, community leadership, and service.

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    The Department of Psychiatry at the College of Medicine excels in enhancing behavioral health through scientific research, education, training, community leadership, and service.

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Message from the Chair

Welcome to the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson! Thanks to the creativity, ingenuity and dedication of an outstanding community of faculty, staff and trainees, our department has evolved into a regional leader and national contributor in mental health service, education, and research.

The Department of Psychiatry will lead the effort to understand, diagnose, treat, and prevent psychiatric disorders, prepare future clinicians, provide state-of-the-art care, and give direction to community efforts to improve behavioral health.

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News

UA PTSD Study Seeks Participants to Help Understand and Provide Solutions for Sleep Struggles

To gain insights into the relationship between PTSD, light exposure, sleep and brain function the University of Arizona is seeking participants for a six-week sleep research study. June is PTSD awareness month and June 27 is National PTSD Awareness Day.


UA Sleep Research Links Sleep Disturbances with Controlled, Illegal or Banned Substances Use among College Athletes

Student-athletes with sleep difficulties were 151 percent more likely to use cigarettes, 36 percent more likely to drink alcohol and 66 percent more likely to smoke marijuana.


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