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Dr. Joshua Berman said electrical stimulation (ECT) seems to trigger the release of "neurotrophic" factors, which can help brain cells grow.
“Our study provides further evidence that marijuana use is not effective in reducing nonmedical opioid use,” said study author Dr. Mark Olfson.
“The biggest limiting factor in getting to remission from depression postpartum is access to care, period—and it is worse for people who don’t have financial resources,” says Dr. Catherine Monk.
Source:New York TimesJuly 9, 2021
Marijuana, Dr. Margaret Haney, said, “reduces reaction time and has other effects that would worsen performance.”
- June 22, 2021
Mysteries of Mental illness, a PBS documentary inspired by the work of Columbia Psychiatry Chairman Jeffrey A. Lieberman will premiere June 22-23 on PBS (9-11 pm EST).
- May 26, 2021
Columbia study also finds people with schizophrenia, overall, have a 4.5-fold increased risk of dying from suicide.
- May 24, 2021
A Columbia study looked at a short and promising approach that could encourage more health workers to get the mental health care they need via a method centered on a three-minute video.
- May 14, 2021
The post-COVID Community Mental Health Project aims to promote wellness and increase access to behavioral health services in underserved New York City neighborhoods.
- April 21, 2021
Coronavirus Updates from Columbia Psychiatry
Source:HuffPostApril 21, 2021
“Uncertainty and unreliability — not having the security of knowing what happens yet — has been traumatizing at a core level, from the very beginning,” said Dr. Maureen O’Reilly-Landy.