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Smithers Center at Columbia University Irving Medical Center provides evidence-based care to individuals seeking treatment for substance use disorders and co-occurring mental health conditions.
Ryan Lawrence, MD, director of the Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, discusses what individuals can expect during an ER visit.
Young people’s mental health has risen to the top of educators' concerns. School-based mental health programs can help.
Columbia researchers have found that exposure to too much dopamine during mid-adolescent causes changes in the brain that lead to aggressive and impulsive behaviors during adulthood.
Source:OXYGENAugust 9, 2017
"Maybe this will have some impact on the producers of '13 Reasons Why' as they develop their second season," said Dr. Madelyn Gould.
Source:REFINERY29August 9, 2017
Dr. Franklin Schneier noted "that are ways to curb even these deeply instinctive types of fears."
- August 9, 2017
Cigarette smoking is increasing among pregnant women with depression in the US at a time when smoking in other groups is decreasing.
Source:ViceAugust 1, 2017
Dr. Adam Bisaga noted that while there is evidence that sensitization occurs in rodents, the same results aren't seen in humans.
Source:Spectrum NewsAugust 1, 2017
“It isn’t clear what the mechanism of action is, but the results are impressive for impact on convulsive seizures,” says Dr. Jeremy Veenstra-VanderWeele
Source:MedscapeAugust 1, 2017
"The announcement makes little sense – especially since the commander in chief previously presented himself an LGBTQ ally," said Dr. Jack Dresher
Source:The New York TimesAugust 1, 2017
"Mr. Trump’s focus should be on preventing suicide and treating those conditions among soldiers of all genders, and not on promoting discrimination," writes Dr. Jeremy Kidd
Source:US News & World ReportAugust 1, 2017
“Any situation where the retiree has no choice but to retire places the person at risk,” says Dr. Philip Muskin.
Source:QuartzAugust 1, 2017
– Dr. James Gangwisch, who found a link between sugar and depression, postulated that foods high in sugar may cause our blood sugar to immediately rise, and then plummet.