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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 25, 2019
Researchers at Columbia have developed a “Cascade of Care” model for treating individuals with opioid use disorder based on lessons learned in the HIV/AIDS field.
Source:US News & World ReportJanuary 10, 2019
Dr. Terry Goldberg sounded some notes of caution regarding a study that questions whether certain cholesterol, blood pressure and diabetes drugs could help manage mental illnesses like schizophrenia.
- November 28, 2018
A new study by Dr. Mark Olfson shows that more Americans are getting outpatient mental health care and the rate of serious psychological distress is decreasing.
Source:Business InsiderNovember 3, 2018
"The traditional target-based drug discovery approach is broken," says Dr. Sean Escola. At the same time, "people are hungry for innovation."
- September 28, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University Irving Medical Center (CUIMC) will explore the effects of new genetic knowledge on individuals with autism spectrum disorder and their families.
Source:Psychiatry AdvisorSeptember 6, 2018
Dr. Lisa B. Dixon discusses early intervention in schizophrenia.
- August 31, 2018
New work from researchers at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons sheds light on how dopamine receptors signal within cells.
- August 8, 2018
Researchers at Columbia University have found new evidence of how certain transport proteins are working at the molecular level, paving the way for new drugs to treat psychiatric disorders.
- August 1, 2018
A clinical trial conducted by Columbia University and Duke University suggest that donepezil may not improve cognitive performance in people at risk for Alzheimer’s disease who also had depression.
- June 20, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are at great risk of dying in the year after overdose, but the deaths are not always caused by drug use, a new study reveals.