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In children with certain autism mutations, the diversity and severity of symptoms are often related to the identity and properties of gene units, called exons, targeted by the mutations.
Columbia researchers have found a potential neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions that fits within the hierarchical model of psychosis and can explain their clinical presentation.
A third of youths in New York City foster care identify as LGBTQAI+, finds a study by Columbia researcher Theo Sandfort. But why so many gender diverse youths end up in foster care is unclear.
Columbia/NYSPI researchers are examining how millions of college students are addressing COVID-19 challenges, including academic/life plans, decision-making, substance use, and mental well-being.
- October 1, 2020
In a webinar co-sponsored by Columbia's School of Journalism, Columbia psychiatrists discuss how inequalities in mental health care have had a tangible impact on Black Americans for generations.
- September 3, 2020
Columbia psychiatrists are developing a financial wellness program to help New Yorkers buffer the mental health impact of unemployment, financial loss, and eviction.
- August 31, 2020
Dr. Lourival Baptista-Neto speaks about CopeColumbia, where CUIMC employees can access psychological support and other support services.
- August 20, 2020
Two Columbia psychologists write that practicing acceptance of our current reality—not toxic positivity—is a key way to cope with the mental health effects of the pandemic.
- August 11, 2020
Daily social media use is not a strong or consistent risk factor for depressive symptoms among adolescents, according to a new study by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health researchers.
- July 31, 2020
Googling for financial issues and disaster help rose sharply early in the COVID-19 pandemic and may portend a future increase in suicides, Columbia researchers found.
- July 17, 2020
Madelyn Gould’s research into the effectiveness of suicide hotlines helped pave the way for 988, a new nationwide suicide hotline number that will become operational in 2022.