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In this Q & A, Dr. Lauren Hoffman discusses social anxiety disorder, how virtual reality therapy works, and why VR treatment is a promising option for teens and young adults.
Findings from the Columbia database help dispel the myth that having a severe psychiatric illness is predictive of who will perpetrate mass murder.
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- July 6, 2022
People with mental illness account for a very small proportion of perpetrators of mass shootings in the U.S., says Ragy Girgis, MD, associate professor of clinical psychiatry at CUIMC.
Source:The New York TimesJune 15, 2022
“The APA doesn’t really have an official position on the best way to treat the kids,” says Jack Drescher, MD, a clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia regarding gender-affirming care.
- June 13, 2022
Serotonin is released in the brain during emotionally intense of events, whether negative or positive.
Source:The New York TimesJune 4, 2022
In this OpEd, Sally Satel, a visiting professor of psychiatry at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons explores the consequences for psychiatrists if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade
Source:Everyday HealthJune 2, 2022
“Increasingly, the microbiome is being implicated in mental health concerns,” says Drew Ramsey, MD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia.
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