- 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.
- June 15, 2018
The Center for Practice Innovations (CPI) supports the New York State Office of Mental Health’s (OMH) mission to promote evidence-based practices (EBPs) to improve mental health services.
- June 12, 2018
Dr. Mark Olfson discusses his intriguing new original investigation in JAMA, “Prevalence of Prescription Medications With Depression as a Potential Adverse Effect Among Adults in the United States.”
In The Media
“Older people grew up in an era when talking about a psychiatric issue was certainly frowned upon, so there may be a generational issue," commented Dr. Philip Muskin.
SourceUS News & World Report
"For a lot of people, when they hear PTSD, they think of someone who startles easily when they hear a loud noise, or suddenly has a flashback," said Dr. Sarah Frankel.
Dr. Deborah Cabaniss shares a different way to think about personality disorders in her ‘Finding Mind’ blog.
“The current study highlights the negative impact of insufficient sleep on physical health, but a child’s mental, and emotional capabilities are compromised as well,” said Dr. James Gangwisch.
“This elevates SORL1 to one of the major AD risk genes”, said Dr. Richard Mayeux.
- 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.
- September 27, 2016