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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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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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Heart Disease and Sleep: Expert Panel Reports That Both Duration and Quality May Impact Heart Health

In its first scientific statement on sleep, the American Heart Association and its committee of heart health and sleep researchers, including Michael Grandner, PhD, of the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, find in a review of current evidence that too much or too little sleep, along with sleep-related breathing irregularities and insomnia, may be linked to heart risk factors.

Higher Health-Care Costs, Diminished Job Performance for Employees Who Have Trouble Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Data Collected on 11,700 employees showed 56 percent reported trouble sleeping. The impact: up to $3,000 more in annual health-care costs and increased absenteeism.

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