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"There is generally more sadness in the winter time and January is not uncommon at all for overall more sadness among folks," said Dr. Ravi Shah.
Source:Wall Street Journal
Dr. Sally Satel reviews Dr. Carl Hart's "“Drug Use for Grown-Ups," in which he asserts “recreational drugs can be used safely to enhance many vital human activities.”
Coronavirus Updates from Columbia Psychiatry
Source:CBC NewsJune 8, 2017
Dr. Amir Levine notes that young people's grey matter is not mapped out yet and remains wide open to new experiences ...
Source:MedscapeJune 8, 2017
Dr. Paul Appelbaum argues that it is irresponsible for psychiatrists to give professional opinions about public figures, and the Goldwater Rule is thus justified.
- May 15, 2017
The brain’s mu opioid receptors are responsible for the depression-relieving effects of an antidepressant called tianeptine, reports a new study.
- May 12, 2017
An international group of experts has concluded that, for patients with schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders, antipsychotic medications do not have negative long-term effects.
Source:UPIMay 11, 2017
"The evidence overwhelmingly suggests that the majority of patients with schizophrenia benefit from antipsychotic treatment, says Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman.
Source:New York TimesMay 10, 2017
Research has shown that “someone else’s death by suicide can reinforce a vulnerable person’s motivation to die by suicide,” said Dr. Madelyn Gould.
- April 28, 2017
Columbia scientists have identified a gene that allows neurons that release serotonin to evenly spread their branches throughout the brain
Source:Wall Street JournalApril 28, 2017
“Murphy has been the most outspoken critic—rightly so—of SAMHSA, and Ellie quit SAMHSA for much of the same reasons. There’s something here that doesn’t add up,” said Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman.