Tag - Psychiatry and Health Behavior

WRDW: Fidget Spinner: A toy or therapy?

The Fidget Spinner, or Fidget Cube, is a popular gadget for kids being used for entertainment and therapy.  Pediatric Psychiatrist Dale Peeples spoke with WRDW on how the spinner could benefit...

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them

Jaguar Nation's students, faculty, and staff are doing great things. Read about them »

How parents should talk to kids about school safety

Dr. Dale Peeples, psychiatrist and assistant professor of psychiatry in the Medical College of Georgia, was featured on local media outlets where he talked about how parents should approach the topic...

The Washington Times: Spiritual therapy for PTSD

A researcher in Augusta is exploring the use of spiritual therapy to treat veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Dr. Nagy Youssef, a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Health...

10 times Augusta University made national news in 2016

Augusta University appeared in national headlines hundreds of times over 2016. Here are just a few of our top mentions for the year. 1. How Meditation Can Help Active-Duty Soldiers Huffington Post...

AUHealth Advantage: Research

  Being an academic health center, Augusta University differs from community hospitals. We have three primary missions — patient care, education and research. This culture and infrastructure...

Match Day: the success is in the numbers

Today we celebrate 223 of our remarkable students as they take the next step in their careers as physicians, including 188 from our home base in Augusta and 35 from the AU/UGA Medical Partnership in...