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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:MedscapeMarch 29, 2021
Dr. Paul Appelbaum noted that patients also increasingly have access to their medical records, "so the reality is that it's no longer possible in many cases to withhold a diagnosis."
Source:StatMarch 28, 2021
"In the months ahead, many people will face complex decisions with no easy answers," writes Dr. Robert Klitzman.
Source:The Chronicle of Higher EducationMarch 26, 2021
Dr. Robert Klitzman recommended that researchers proceed carefully and check with institutional-review-board officials before conducting studies based on campus work.
Source:NBC TodayMarch 26, 2021
Asking someone about their vaccination status can feel invasive, but Dr. Philip Muskin emphasizes that it's information that you may need to make your own risk assessments.
- March 19, 2021
Self-care is about "being proactive and engaging in certain behaviors that promote resilience, well-being, and the overall maintenance of health," said Dr. Lourival Baptista-Neto.
Source:Psychiatric TimesMarch 19, 2021
Dr. Lloyd Sederer provides key insights on what we can do to save more lives from overdose deaths.
- March 19, 2021
We spoke to Alicia Couraud, BSN, about her current work and changes brought on by COVID.
Source:The New YorkerMarch 15, 2021
"Polygamists face innumerable legal obstacles, affecting such matters as inheritance, hospital visits, and parentage rights," writes Dr. Andrew Solomon.
Source:New York TimesMarch 10, 2021
Oscar Jiménez-Solomon, MPH, said that low wages can result in the inability to meet basic needs, repay debts and make plans. "Increases in minimum wage can save lives,” he said.
Source:Psychology TodayMarch 8, 2021
"Although it has isolated in us in ways we never could have imagined, the COVID pandemic has also reminded us of our essential interconnectedness," writes Dr. Deborah Cabaniss.