- February 22, 2018
A new Columbia University study suggests that smoking cannabis may lower the amount of prescription opioids needed to produce pain relief.
- February 20, 2018
The Chapman Perelman Foundation will contribute $500,000 to Columbia University Irving Medical Center’s (CUIMC) Institute of Genomic Medicine (IGM) and the Department of Psychiatry.
- February 16, 2018
Researchers at Columbia Universityand New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) found that people with schizophrenia who experience auditory hallucinations tend to hear what they expect.
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Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman said many psychiatrists would likely want to try digital Abilify, especially for patients who just had their first psychotic episode and are at risk of stopping medication.
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"Among physicians with academic appointments at public medical schools in the USA, women are paid about 80% of what men are paid," writes Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman.
Dr. Colleen Cullen notes that for victims of sexual harassment, the most common diagnoses are depression, anxiety, and even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Dr. Paul S. Appelbaum said a neuropathological examination is not unreasonable to "see whether it might contribute to our understanding of what occurred.”
"There's a crescendo of voices saying, 'If you don't do X or Y, you're doing it wrong,'" Dr. Catherine Monk says. The result is "a kind of over-preciousness about motherhood."
- January 18, 2017
Preventing postpartum depression by providing behavioral and prenatal support to low-income women.
- 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.
- January 1, 2017
Recent grants in the department
- January 1, 2017
Awards and honors given to the faculty of Columbia Psychiatry
- December 30, 2016
- December 14, 2016
With training and administration of an amino acid, patients can learn to distinguish subtle differences in pitch.
- October 25, 2016
Mothers who purchased antidepressants at least twice during pregnancy had a 37-percent increased risk of speech and/or language disorders among their offspring.
- September 30, 2016
Patients with depression had the highest short-term rate of suicide, followed by patients with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other mental disorders.