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Psychiatry Grand Rounds

March 20, 2019 | 8:00 am–9:00 am MCW_Icons_Make_An_Appointment_Green iCAL

Blast From the Past: Understanding Ancient Mind-Body Causes of Depression to Optimize 21st Century Treatment

Charles Raison, MD
School of Human Ecology
University of Wisconsin, Madison


  1. Describe evolutionary forces that have contributed to the development of depression in humans
  2. Learn how evolutionary mismatch has disengaged modern populations from species-typical evolved well-being signals relevant to depression
  3. Understand how whole-body hyperthermia may produce antidepressant effects by tapping into evolved well-being signals related to the heart and immune system

Event Location

  • MCW Research Park Center
  • 10000 Innovation Drive
  • Learning Centers 1 & 2
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226
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