University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Family Studies and Human Development

Rethinking How We Understand and Treat Depression

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Dr. Charles Raison, an associate professor at the Norton School, makes an explicit general argument about labeled psychiatric disorders....they are not brain disorders as popularly understood in psychiatry, but instead a combination of many things in our lives and environments intersecting with our bodies, too.
 

Dr. Read more »

News Contact: 
Charles Raison, M.D.
Contact Email: 
craison@email.arizona.edu

Project Lifeline: UA Takes Integrated Approach to Suicide Prevention

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A three-year grant created Project Lifeline, enabling the UA's Campus Health Service and its partners like the Norton School and the Frances McClelland Insitute to collaborate on suicide prevention.

 

Project Lifeline has drastically changed the approach to suicide prevention and awareness at the UA. Read more »

News Contact: 
Stephen Russell
Contact Email: 
strussel@email.arizona.edu

When Job Loss Equals Weight Gain

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Why do jobless people tend to have a higher body mass index than those who are employed? An assistant professor of psychiatry in the UA College of Medicine, collaborating with the Norton School's Dr. Emily Butler, will look at how post-job-loss changes in sleep and social rhythm – a person's daily routine – might affect weight.

Patricia Haynes in the UA College of Medicine has been awarded $3.1 million to study the relationship between unemployment and putting on pounds. Read more »

News Contact: 
Emily A. Butler, Ph.D.
Contact Email: 
eabutler@u.arizona.edu

Norton School Faculty Co-Investigator on $3.1M NIH Grant

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Co-investigator Emily A. Butler, PhD, is part of a grant to study obesity, sleep, and daily behaviors in people who have involuntarily lost their job

Patricia Haynes, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the College of Medicine, along with co-investigator Co-investigator Emily A. Read more »

News Contact: 
eabutler@email.arizona.edu
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eabutler@email.arizona.edu

Mindfulness Training May Assuage Early-Life Trauma

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Norton School Affiliate Faculty Thaddeus Pace on how mindfullness and resilience can help with the effects of traumatic stress.

We live in an increasingly stressful world. There’s an aspirational sense things should improve with time, witness the U.S. War on Poverty or the U.N. Millennium Development Goals. Read more »

News Contact: 
Thaddeus Pace
Contact Email: 
twwpace@email.arizona.edu
Contact Us: 
families@cals.arizona.edu

Are Millennials Redefining Adulthood?

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About 28 percent of young adults in the Norton School APLUS study say that marriage is not an important life goal, while 27 percent say that having children is not.

What does it mean to be a "grown-up?" Read more »

News Contact: 
Dr. Joyce Serido
Contact Email: 
aplus@email.arizona.edu
Contact Us: 
aplus@email.arizona.edu

Nila Shakiba

Nila Shakiba
Last Name: 
Shakiba
First Name: 
Nila
Academic Program: 
Family Studies and Human Development

Alexandria Pech

Alexandria Pech
Last Name: 
Pech
First Name: 
Alexandria
Academic Program: 
Family Studies and Human Development
Degrees: 
Psychology B.A. , Human Development B.A.
Hometown: 
San Pedro, Los Angeles County

Ana Fonseca

Ana Fonseca
Last Name: 
Fonseca
First Name: 
Ana
Academic Program: 
Family Studies and Human Development
Degrees: 
M.A., Psychology B.A., Psychology
Hometown: 
Los Angeles, CA.

Melissa Flores

Melissa Flores
Last Name: 
Flores
First Name: 
Melissa
Academic Program: 
Family Studies and Human Development


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