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As therapists, when we’re at our best, we’re doing more than understanding and responding, the process requires an act of creativity, of imagination.
Check out Columbia-affiliated faculty presentations at the 2023 American Psychiatric Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
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.
A Columbia psychiatrist co-chairs group establishing criteria for diagnosis and treatment.
Source:The AtlanticDecember 9, 2019
“The reality is, a lot of the pills that change how you feel in the next 10 to 30 minutes,” says Dr. Arthur Robin Williams, “carry addictive liability.”
Source:New York Daily NewsDecember 3, 2019
"Comprehensive check-ups including from the neck up should be required and standard for the president and anyone aspiring to this office prior to their election," writes Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman.
Source:CNNNovember 27, 2019
"If we don't pursue this fetal tissue research, other countries, such as China, surely will, and then they will own the intellectual property and patents that emerge," writes Dr. Robert Klitzman.
- November 20, 2019
Dr. Ravi Shah says their telehealth services are not meant to replace in-person care, but the virtual visits supplement the care they normally get from their doctor.
Source:CBC NewsNovember 10, 2019
As to why grief itself is, for all of us, so hard to face, Dr. Katherine Shear said, "We all have death anxiety. That's very natural."
Source:The AtlanticNovember 6, 2019
Dr. Paul Appelbaum says it’s an “open secret” that clinicians in psychiatric emergency rooms will look up patients online if they have concerns about their potential to harm themselves or others.
Source:The GuardianNovember 5, 2019
“It goes much deeper than communication – it affects our perception of the world, without us really knowing it,” says Dr. Amir Levine.
Source:MedscapeNovember 4, 2019
"Overall, we found that 2.6% of kids with a new diagnosis of ADHD were treated with an antipsychotic medication despite no FDA indication," study investigator Dr. Ryan S. Sultan.
- October 29, 2019
A new study has found that performing well on two brief tests measuring cognitive ability and ability to identify odors indicates very low risk for Alzheimer’s.
Source:Philadelphia InquirerOctober 29, 2019
“Whatever its source, nicotine is nicotine,” Dr. Denise Kandel said. “It will adversely affect the brains of adolescents and increase their susceptibility to the reward effects of other drugs.”