Psychiatry hosts Mental Health Awareness Month lecture series

Throughout the month of May, the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine at the USF College of Medicine will be hosting a Wednesday Night Lecture Series. The series of topics will coincide with Mental Health Awareness Month.

The sessions are all open & free to the public. All lectures are from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm on the campus of USF Health, USF Psychiatry Building, 2nd Floor. For more information and to RSVP contact (813) 974-6967.

Topics and speakers are listed below:

En Español…
Durante el mes de mayo, El Departamento de Psiquiatría en la Universidad del Sur de la Florida estara auspiciando varios seminarios sobre la depresion y los hombres. Son gratuitos y se llevaran a cabo en el edificio de Psiquiatría en los terrenos de la universidad. Las sesiones son de 6:00pm – 8:00pm en el segundo piso del edificio de Psiquiatría. Para reservar su espacio o para obtener mas informacion, llamar al (813) 974-6967. Las presentaciones seran en Ingles. Aqui, una lista de los temas.

May 7, 2008: “Teenage Stress—It’s NOT like when I was a Kid”

Español: Tension en la Adolescencia

Speaker: Berney Wilkinson, Ph.D., Assistant Professor USF Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

May 14, 2008: “Anxiety—Don’t Panic and Learn All About It”

Español: La Ansiedad

Speaker: Carlos Santana, MD, Associate Professor, USF Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

May 21, 2008: “A Special Viewing and Discussion on Men Get Depression Too”

Español: Documental Nacional “Los Hombres Padecen de Depresion”, seguido por charla con experto

Speaker: Francisco Fernandez, MD, Professor & Chairman USF Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

May 28, 2008: “How to Cope with Caregiving”

Español: Como Superar Dificultades en el Cuidado de Seres Queridos de Edad Avanzada

Speaker: Maria Caserta, MD, PhD, Professor & Chief of Geriatric Psychiatry, USF Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine

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