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Department of Psychiatry
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263 Farmington Avenue, MC1410
Farmington, CT 06030-1410

Department News

New Resource for UConn Health Community

The Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program offers individuals dealing with personal or work place issues, health concerns, anxiety, depression, bipolar or seasonal affective disorder, the convenience of private and discrete on-site treatment. Located in the main building, all care is provided by UConn Health faculty. Services include a comprehensive assessment of stressors and personalized treatment strategy to manage and monitor these challenges.

Current providers include Dr. Asima Zehgeer, Dr. Debra Forrest, Dr. Karen Steinberg, Dr. Jayesh Kamath and Dr. Andrew Winokur.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 860-679-3322.

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Alzheimer’s Disease – Setting the Record Straight

Dr. Kristina Zdanys, geriatric psychiatrist, clears up some common misconceptions about Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia.

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Yifrah Kaminer, M.D., M.B.A.

Legalizing Medical Marijuana – Is Recreational Use Next?

Dr. Yifrah Kaminer, a child and adolescent psychiatrist, focuses on adolescent high-risk behaviors. He is a prolific author and renowned researcher on youth substance use disorders, and is frequently asked to speak about the impact of marijuana on adolescents, and his views on legalization.

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Mindfulness Meditation

Research evidence suggests that practicing simple meditations as provided in these 5-, 10- and 20-minute downloadable audio files can help patients manage anxiety, depression and other conditions.

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