How Prolonged Grief Got into DSM

While the notion of pathological grief goes back at least as far as Freud's "Mourning and Melancholia", its recognition as a distinct mental disorder has met with some opposition. Holly Prigerson's work aims to establish evidence validating the existence of distinctive symptoms of prolonged grief disorder (PGD): a disturbance of attachment characterized by longing for the deceased, a loss of meaning and a disturbance of identity that can be enduring, distressing and disabling, and require... Read More

Advancing The Science Of Cancer In Latinos 2022

The Mays Cancer Center and the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio are hosting the third international conference on Advancing the Science of Cancer in Latinos on February 23-25, 2022, in San Antonio, Texas.

This conference comes at an especially important time when Latinos – the largest, youngest and fastest-growing minority group in the U.S. – are expected to face a 142% rise in cancer cases in coming years. Disparities continue to plague this population... Read More

Global Health Grand Rounds

Development of a Rwandan-USA Research Partnership for the Study of End-of-Life Care

 Zoom link: 

Meeting ID: 964 0562 5710 

Passcode: 019968 

Speakers: Christian Ntizimira, MD, MSc and Holly Prigerson, Ph.D. have nothing to disclose and DO NOT INTEND to discuss off-label or investigational use of products or services. Eric L. Krakauer, MD, PhD DOES NOT INTEND to discuss off-label or investigational use of products or services and discloses the following: My wife is a... Read More

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