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A Columbia study finds that adolescents who use cannabis recreationally are two to four times as likely to develop psychiatric disorders then teens who don’t use cannabis at all.
Gov. Kathy Hochul launched the first listening session at The New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Lessons learned from effects of containment policies could help to mitigate impact in future public health emergencies.
A Columbia study, which enrolls children ages 4-6 in a camp-like setting, seeks to learn which play activities best soothe anxious children.
- September 28, 2022
An NIH award will help fund a collaborative effort of Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics and Department of Psychiatry titled Prospective Genetic Risk Evaluation and Assessment in Autism.
Source:Psychology TodaySeptember 14, 2022
Melina Wald, PhD, clinical director of the Gender Identity Program at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, said there is increasing understanding that gender is on a spectrum.
- September 6, 2022
A longstanding NYP-Columbia program has been at the forefront of embedding behavioral health clinics in public schools.
Source:The Wall Street JournalAugust 8, 2022
Roughly 5% of adolescent girls suffered from eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia in 2020, said Dr. Evelyn Attia. The likely culprit: isolation and extended time on social media.
- July 27, 2022
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.
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.
Source:New York Daily NewsApril 10, 2022
"As children and teens emerge from the pandemic, they realize that certainty has evaporated and expectations cannot be trusted," writes Jonathan Slater, clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia.
Source:The New YorkerApril 4, 2022
Andrew Solomon, professor of clinical psychology (in psychiatry) at Columbia, is author of this article that takes a close look at child and adolescent suicide.
Source:Psychiatry AdvisorApril 4, 2022
This article is a response to a study by Dr. Jeffrey Cohen and colleagues outlining strategies to improve the inclusiveness of existing digital mental health content and develop new content.
- March 30, 2022
Growing legislative attempts to limit, ban, or criminalize access to this critical model of medical care endangers the health and well-being of transgender and nonbinary youth.