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New book by Andrea Romero

New book by Norton School faculty Andrea Romero: Preventing Adolescent Depression and Suicide Among Latinas: Resilience Research and Theory, by Romero, A.J., Edwards, L.M., Bauman, S., Ritter, M.K. Read more »

Preventing Adolescent Depression and Suicide Among Latinas

Dr. Charles Raison Coming to our Senses: Rethinking How We Understand and Treat Depression

In the most general sense, the Raison Lab conducts studies aimed at understanding how social and sensory pathways may be targeted as novel treatments of mood and anxiety disorders. Read more »

Researchers Explore Roots of American Indian Resilience

Each week, inside the cafeteria of the New Directions enter, a Tucson behavioral health and substance abuse tr Read more »

Nature vs. Nurture: New Science Stirs Debate

Researchers are making strides in understanding how genes work with the environment to shape behavior, adding a new twist to the age-old debate over whether nature or nurture is mostly responsible Read more »

Norton School Experts Collaborate to Reduce Disease-Triggering Inflammation

UA experts in medical, behavioral and family sciences are teaming up to better understand the effects of inflammation and how to manage it. Read more »

Dealing With Addiction in Native American Communities

Native American communities suffer disproportionately from drug and alcohol abuse, violence and suicide. Norton School and UA College of Medicine researcher Tommy K. Read more »

Turn Up the Heat to Turn Down Depression?

The Norton School's Dr. Charles Raison is studying whole-body hyperthermia as an alternative treatment for depression.

Gorilla experts' course focuses on fathering

Fatherhood has a higher profile at the Norton School and University of Arizona these days, thanks to a pair of gorilla gurus. Read more »

Gorillas help students understand fatherhood (video)

First of its kind U of A class, taught in the Norton School on parenting, featured on Phoenix NBC TV 12.

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