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Columbia researcher Jae Sevelius seeks to advance health care and promote wellness for transgender and gender expansive communities.
Gov. Kathy Hochul launched the first listening session at The New York State Psychiatric Institute.
Lessons learned from effects of containment policies could help to mitigate impact in future public health emergencies.
We spoke to Patrice Malone, MD, about her work with individuals struggling with psychiatric and substance use disorders, as well as her role as a director of the June Jackson Christmas Program.
Source:MedscapeMay 18, 2017
Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman discusses two positive developments with major implications for the field of psychiatry.
Source:QuartzMay 18, 2017
Anorexia has a significant genetic component...“There seems to be a biological vulnerability,” said Dr. Joanna Steinglass. “You don’t get it because of something someone says to you.”
Source:Refinery 29May 18, 2017
Any excessive fear can be considered a phobia, but most phobias are "highly circumscribed," meaning they're very specific, says Dr. Franklin Schneier.
Source:New YorkerMay 18, 2017
Dr. Pablo Goldberg cited APA guidelines: “Psychotherapy is a relationship between two people. Having somebody witness that is certainly not meant to be part of the process.”
Source:Teen VogueMay 18, 2017
Dr. Madelyn Gould noted that the show does raise awareness, but that's not enough. "It has to raise an appropriate conversation, because an inappropriate conversation can actually do some harm.”
Source:Spectrum NewsMay 18, 2017
The association between ADHD and autism is strongest among identical twins, who share the same DNA.. The results show a clear drop-off from identical to fraternal twins, says Dr. Alan Brown.
Source:Washington PostMay 17, 2017
"Psycho-stimulants can reduce some of the really negative consequences of ADHD and really help people with ADHD lead safer lives," said Dr. Jonathan Posner
- 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.
Source:The GuardianMay 12, 2017
We need new words for new kinds of relatedness, ones that don’t simply hark back to traditional roles, writes Dr. Andrew Solomon.
- 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.