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Dr. David Mrazek has been Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at Mayo Clinic since September of 2000. His specialty is in the area of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; however his research interests and publications cover a broad range of psychiatric illnesses that occur in patients of all ages. Most recently Dr. Mrazek has begun several new research initiatives in genomics. He has collaborated with other investigators in studying various links between genomic variability and psychiatric illnesses such as depression, bipolar illness, and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Relationships and Research

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  • In 2010, it is important to be explicit about relationships.  An appropriate question was raised related to my relationships with companies that do ...

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Avoiding Antidepressants That Might Make You Feel Worse

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  • There is an important distinction between feeling sad and experiencing depression. Sadness is part of the human condition, but suffering from prolonged ...

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Sadness and Depression

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  • Sadness is one of the cardinal negative emotions. While every human being has experienced sadness, the intensity of their experiences can vary dramatically. ...

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Our Emotional Lives

  • By: David Mrazek M.D.
  • As we consider our emotional lives, it is a real challenge to try to understand what we mean when we talk about emotions.   On one level, we ...

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