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Smaller Plates, Smaller Portions? Not Always 

A UConn Health study finds that using smaller plates to trick the mind into eating less doesn’t work for everyone, particularly overweight teens. Lance Bauer, working with Victor Hesselbrock and Dr. Jonathan Couvalt, presented the study results at the annual scientific meeting of the American Psychosomatic Society in Savannah, Georgia.

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Lihong Wang, M.D., Ph.D.

Welcome Dr. Lihong Wang to Our Faculty

Formerly an associate professor Tsinghua University in Beijing and an assistant professor of psychiatry at Duke, Dr. Wang is an accomplished investigator in structural and functioning imaging of mental disorders across the lifespan, with numerous publications on depression, dementia and other neuropsychiatric disorders. 

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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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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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Become a Research Participant

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

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