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Columbia Psychiatry is among the principal investigators in biotech Compass Pathways study of more than 200 patients.
Five-year Columbia clinical trial indicates rapid cognitive shift diminishes suicidal thoughts, independently of improvement in depressive symptoms
Source:NPRFebruary 26, 2018
Dr. Rachel Zuckerbrot helped write the updated guidelines that call for universal screening for depression and endorses that everyone, 12 and up, be screened at least once a year.
Source:MedscapeFebruary 23, 2018
Dr. Drew Ramsey reviews findings of a new study that shows individuals on the Mediterranean diet had a significant reduction in their depression scores.
Source:READER’S DIGESTFebruary 6, 2018
“Brain health and our mental health depend on certain key nutrients, like B12 and omega-3 fats,” says Dr. Drew Ramsey.
Source:THE INDEPENDENTJanuary 23, 2018
Dr. Jonathan Stewart, who is currently running a wake therapy trial, only keeps patients awake for one night. “I couldn’t see a lot of people agreeing to stay in hospital for three nights," he said.
Source:US News & World ReportJanuary 19, 2018
Dr. Drew Ramsey suggests using a sleep app to monitor how much or how little sleep you're getting. “When you see the digital data, it helps people enact behavioral change,” he says.
Source:Psychiatric News AlertDecember 21, 2017
“It is possible that over time physicians have become somewhat inured to the safety warnings,” said Dr. Mark Olfson, who was not involved with this study.
- December 14, 2017
Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients, according to researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
Source:ReutersDecember 12, 2017
“School dropout portends other bad outcomes, like the inability to gain employment, involvement in substance abuse and problems with the juvenile justice system,” said Dr. Laura Mufson.
Source:TONICOctober 24, 2017
"It's ubiquitous," Dr. Andrew Solomon, said. "[And yet] I think the public doesn't really understand it well at all."
Source:TONICOctober 18, 2017
Psychiatrists can't point to a brain scan, a genetic test, or other biomarker and say what depression looks like. "That's the dream," says Dr. David Hellerstein.