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In an interview with USA Today regarding the school stabbing in Murrysville, PA, Steven Berkowitz, MD, associate professor of Psychiatry and director of the Penn Center for Youth and Family Trauma Response and Recovery, said, "In these kinds of situations, the psychological casualties usually outnumber the physical casualties."
WHYY's "Voices in the Family" speaks with Kelly C. Allison, PhD, assistant professor of Psychiatry and Lucy Faulconbridge, PhD, both of the Penn Center for Weight and Eating Disorders, about night eating, and the link between obesity and depression.
Michael A. Grandner, PhD, instructor in Psychiatry and member of the Center for Sleep and Circadian Neurobiology, was interviewed by weather.com about sleep issues that can develop in the spring and summer.