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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.
Source:Psychology TodayJune 29, 2021
This fall, anxious children and teens may resist leaving home in the morning, attending specific classes, or taking tests," writes Dr. Allison Winik.
- May 18, 2021
An event from the Department of Psychiatry and School of Journalism explored the state of mental health in America’s children, adolescents, and young adults.
Source:Verywell FamilyApril 15, 2021
Dr. Courtney DeAngelis says that no research links spanking to positive outcomes in social or emotional development, and warns of emotional consequences to corporal punishment.
- March 22, 2021
The Columbia Gender Identity Program offers gender-affirming services to LGBTQ+ children and their families, including individual therapy, family therapy, and group therapy.
Source:USA TodayJanuary 15, 2021
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman discusses the pandemic’s mental health impact on adolescents, and their parents, and offers actionable tips and advice for managing stress during this challenging time.
Source:New York TimesAugust 31, 2020
“Kids are seeing loss in many different ways,” Dr. Elena Lister said. “They’re surrounded by it — in the news, their parents are talking about it — it’s so unlike regular life."
Source:Wall Street JournalAugust 17, 2020
If children are worried about getting sick or loved ones getting sick, highlight “how people are staying safe in the family,” says Dr. Anne Marie Albano.
Source:USA TodayJune 7, 2020
Many African Americans, especially men, may be hesitant to get treatment or take prescription antidepressants, said Dr. Sidney Hankerson.
Source:TEDMEDMay 27, 2020
Dr. Anne Marie Albano tells us that anxiety is the most common psychiatric condition affecting today's youth.
- April 27, 2020
Columbia University researchers estimate non-verbal learning disorder may affect up to 3 million children in the United States.