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Release Date: 12/13/2022

Anna Arzuaga, John Larson, and collaborators published a paper in Behavioural…

Anna Arzuaga, Daisy D. Edmison,, Jessica Mroczek, John Larson and Michael E. Ragozzino. Prenatal stress and fluoxetine exposure in mice differentially affect repetitive behaviors and synaptic plasticity in adult male and female offspring. Behavioural Brain Research, 436 (2023) Article 114114.


Release Date: 12/13/2022

Dr. Judith Cook et al. publish study results on outcomes of peer-provided…

Dr. Judith Cook and colleagues published the most rigorous study to date of peer-delivered Individual Placement and Support supported employment services suggesting that it achieves better employment outcomes compared with peer-delivered generic vocational services. 


Release Date: 12/13/2022

Bradley Heit, John Larson, and collaborators published in the Journal of…

The paper demonstrates the role of extracellular glutamate and the glutamate antiporter system xc- in brain responses to ischemic stroke.


Release Date: 12/13/2022

Dr. Judith Cook et al. validate a scale to assess management of homophobic…

Interpersonal management of homophobic stigma is an understudied area of resilience among sexual minority people. In this study, Dr. Judith Cook and colleagues validated a unidimensional scale to assess homophobia management among sexual minority males in midlife and older adulthood. 


Release Date: 12/13/2022

Dr. Cope Feurer joined UIC faculty.

Dr. Cope Feurer joined the UIC Department of Psychiatry faculty on 9/15/22 after completing her T32 postdoctoral fellowship. 


Release Date: 12/13/2022

Dr. Judith Cook et al. publish study results on worklife burnout in the mental…

Certified peer specialists are a growing workforce that uses their lived experience of a behavioral health disorders plus skills learned in formal training to deliver support services. Despite their important role in the mental health care system and research on their working conditions, their experiences of burnout have not been widely studied. Dr.