Tag Archives: mental illness

Bioethics for Breakfast: Mental Health Care Access: Making the Dollars and “Common Sense” Case for Parity

Malkia Newman, Anti-Stigma Team Supervisor at CNS Healthcare, and Dr. Debra A. Pinals of MDHHS and the University of Michigan presented at the Feb. 25 Bioethics for Breakfast session, offering perspectives and insight on the topic “Mental Health Care Access: Making the Dollars and “Common Sense” Case for Parity.” Continue reading

Posted in Bioethics Events, Outreach, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bioethics for Breakfast: Mental Health Care Access: Making the Dollars and “Common Sense” Case for Parity

Dr. Cabrera presents at International Neuroscience Society annual meeting

Last month Center Assistant Professor Dr. Laura Cabrera presented at the International Neuroethics Society (INS) Annual Meeting in Chicago. The meeting theme, “Mapping Neuroethics: An Expanded Vision” resulted in a gathering of a truly diverse group of scholars, scientists, clinicians, … Continue reading

Posted in Center News, Research, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Dr. Cabrera presents at International Neuroscience Society annual meeting

Philosophy, Mental Illness, and Mass Shootings

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Robyn Bluhm, PhD Over the past month, mass shootings have occurred in Gilroy, CA, in Chicago, in El Paso, and in Dayton. Most recently, the FBI has arrested … Continue reading

Posted in Bioethics in the News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Dr. Cabrera co-authors ‘AJOB Neuroscience’ commentary on deep brain stimulation for depression

“Interpreting Patients’ Beliefs About Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression: The Need for Caution and for Context” is an open peer commentary available in the latest AJOB Neuroscience issue. Michigan State University co-authors Dr. Laura Cabrera, Assistant Professor in the … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, Center News, Publications, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Dr. Cabrera co-authors ‘AJOB Neuroscience’ commentary on deep brain stimulation for depression

Mass Shootings, Mental Illness and Stigma

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Devan Stahl, PhD Over the past two months, we have witnessed two more mass shootings in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, TX. Once again, these incidents bring up … Continue reading

Posted in Bioethics in the News, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Should psychiatric hospitals be reestablished to provide long term care?

Giving Asylum? The Ethics of Long-Term, Structured Care for People with Severe, Refractory Mental Illness Event Flyer There are hundreds of thousands of individuals in the US who have serious mental illness. Most of these individuals thrive in the community, … Continue reading

Posted in Bioethics Events, Brownbag & Webinar Series, Public Seminar Series | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Should psychiatric hospitals be reestablished to provide long term care?