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Prenatal exposure to PDBEs—compounds previously used as flame retardants—may increase the risk of reading problems in children, a new study from Columbia University Irving Medical Center has found.
A single infusion of ketamine plus behavioral therapy helped alcohol-dependent individuals reduce their drinking, a new study finds.
A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
- June 21, 2018
Survivors of opioid overdose are more likely to die from respiratory diseases, viral hepatitis, and suicide—in addition to drug-related causes—than non-drug users, says a new study from Columbia Psychiatry.
- June 13, 2018
Adults taking medications with depression as a side effect were more likely to have depression, and the risk increased with the number of medications taken, a new study has found.
- June 1, 2018
OnTrackNY, a care program for individuals with early psychosis, decreased hospitalization rates from 70 percent to 10 percent and doubled rates of participation in education and employment.
- April 27, 2018
Columbia psychiatrist Rachel Zuckerbrot, MD, talks about new screening guidelines she co-authored to help pediatricians detect and treat depression in adolescents.
- April 9, 2018
Psychiatry researchers Jay Gingrich and Jonathan Posner discuss their latest findings on the potential risks of taking SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy.
- March 19, 2018
A new study finds that young Americans had a sharply higher risk of suicide in the months after surviving a deliberate self-harm attempt.