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Natasha Kulviwat, a rising high school senior, discovered a protein that may serve as predictor for suicide and could potentially lead to new strategies for intervention and prevention.
Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Blair Simpson, interim chair of psychiatry at Columbia.
- December 14, 2017
Ketamine was significantly more effective than a commonly used sedative in reducing suicidal thoughts in depressed patients, according to researchers at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC).
Source:Medical XpressNovember 29, 2017
"These results enable us to determine whether potential treatments will be effective against patients' symptoms by testing them first in healthy volunteers," said Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman.
- April 5, 2017
“How Early Life Experience Shapes Brain Function”
- April 3, 2017
New findings suggest that American adults who survive deliberate self-harm are at increased risk of suicide in the first year after such an event.
Source:NBC NewsMarch 15, 2017
People living with HIV and their loved ones should be aware of the symptoms of HIV-associated dementia, so the appropriate diagnostic investigation and treatment can be initiated as soon as possible.
- February 24, 2017
“As the ‘silver tsunami’ approaches, substance use disorders in the elderly are expected to more than triple by 2020,” says Dr. Kotbi, Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Source:Daily DemocratJanuary 27, 2017
- January 10, 2017
Between 2001 and 2013, marijuana use among U.S. adults more than doubled, many states legalized marijuana use, and attitudes toward marijuana became more permissive.
- January 6, 2017
Brain imaging studies are often narrowly focused on the disorder of interest to the exclusion of those with common comorbid psychiatric conditions.