Department News

PSC Opens a Telehealth Clinic

The Psychological Services Center has opened a teletherapy program as a way to offer therapy to the community during the time of quarantine and beyond. In response to the closure of in-person services in March, we developed a telehealth program that allows us to continue providing services to our ongoing clients and to reach beyond […]

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Postdoctoral News

Congratulations to Clinical Ph.D student, Victoria Quinones!  She has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship in Primary Care Behavioral Health at Brown University.

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Highlighting Psychology Research: UMSS20 Student Profile

Teagan LaPiere Understanding Veteran Suicide Mentored by Assistant Professor of Psychology, Mollie Ruben Teagan LaPiere, a military veteran himself, researches why non-combat deployed veterans have a higher rate of suicide than combat-deployed veterans. He hopes that this research will indicate factors that lead to military suicide, so policies for veteran mental health can be changed […]

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Hayes, Abedi featured in video about Alzheimer’s research collaboration

Northern Light Health produced a video titled “When Memory Fades” about its Alzheimer’s Research Program that involves collaboration with the University of Maine and The Jackson Laboratory. “What if disruption of sleep was the earliest sign of neurodegeneration,” asks Marie Hayes, UMaine psychology professor and co-founder of Activas Diagnostics with Ali Abedi, professor of electrical and computer […]

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APAGS 2020 Psychological Science Research Grant Awarded

Clinical Ph.D candidate, Colin Bosma, has been awarded a competitive 2020 Psychological Science Research Grant from the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students for his proposal, “Do Digital Behaviors Describe Individual Differences in Emotion Regulation? Using Smartphone Data to Characterize Physiological and Subjective Responses to Sadness.” The intent of this APAGS-sponsored grant is to fund […]

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