UNC eating-disorders expert: The ‘freshman 15’ is only ...
First-year college students are at risk for gaining weight and developing eating disorders. Two University of North Carolina Health Care experts weigh in on how to develop healthy eating habits on campus.
Art and mental health collide in schizophrenia art exhibit
RALEIGH – For several patients of the UNC Department of Psychiatry STEP (Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program) program, April 18 was a hallmark day. It is the opening of a four-month exhibit – Brushes with Life: Art, Artists, and Mental Illness – at the North Carolina Museum of Art and they are the featured artists.
Schizophrenia Treatment and Evaluation Program (STEP) Symposium
Schizophrenia is an illness that is twice as common as Alzheimer's disease. More than two million Americans cope with this brain disease, which affects the ability to process information, organize thoughts and perceive the environment. An estimated one out of 100 people will develop schizophrenia in their lifetime.