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Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. Blair Simpson, interim chair of psychiatry at Columbia.
A Columbia study, which enrolls children ages 4-6 in a camp-like setting, seeks to learn which play activities best soothe anxious children.
Data from Columbia Mass Murder Database reveal psychosis and other serious psychiatric illness absent in the majority of perpetrators.
An NIH award will help fund a collaborative effort of Columbia University's Department of Pediatrics and Department of Psychiatry titled Prospective Genetic Risk Evaluation and Assessment in Autism.
- January 22, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University found that non-medical cannabis use—including frequent or problematic use—is significantly more common in adults with pain than in those without pain.
- January 21, 2020
National statistics on medication treatment for opioid addiction show that buprenorphrine use is increasing in all age groups except the young.
Source:New York TimesJanuary 14, 2020
Dr. Mark Olfson said looking at large groups, instead of homing in on specific individuals, allows for other factors to affect the suicide rates — even if the study tried to control for some of them.
- January 13, 2020
Researchers at Columbia University used magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to understand brain structural alterations in children and adolescents with OCD that predict psychotherapy treatment response.
- January 10, 2020
A new study from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons suggests that prenatal exposure to flame retardants may increase the risk of reading problems.
Source:MedscapeJanuary 9, 2020
"We were surprised to learn that there has been a larger decrease in opioid prescribing to adults with more rather than less severe pain," Dr. Mark Olfson said.
Source:MD MagazineDecember 23, 2019
“The efficacy and safety profile of CAPLYTA approved by the FDA, offers healthcare providers an important new option for treating people living with schizophrenia,” said Dr. Jeffrey A. Lieberman.
Source:U.S. NewsDecember 17, 2019
"Considering the high risk of suicide after nonfatal opioid overdose, this information could be especially valuable in suicide prevention efforts," Dr. Mark Olfson said.