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Child & Adolescent Outpatient Clinic

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

Department News
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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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Welcome Kevin J. Manning, Ph.D.,
to Our Faculty

Recruited from New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Manning will assume key clinical and educational roles, expanding our neuropsychological services across the age span from adolescents to older adults. He will also have clinical and teaching responsibilities, working closely with geriatric psychiatry and medicine colleagues in the growing Memory Disorders Clinic.

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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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You can help make a difference. Become a participant in one of our research studies.

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