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A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
Among young adults who smoke cigarettes, vaping may increase daily cigarette smoking and deter quitting, a new study by Columbia psychiatrists has found.
A new study suggests that antidepressants may control symptoms of schizophrenia better than other types of psychiatric drugs when combined with antipsychotic drugs.
- February 27, 2014
Columbia Nursing study indicates that new diagnosis guidelines for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may reduce by almost one third the number of people diagnosed with an ASD.
- February 24, 2014
The underpinnings of eating disorders may lie in altered brain circuits similar to those in people with substance abuse problems.
- February 23, 2014
A small region of the hippocampus known as CA2 is essential for social memory, the ability of an animal to recognize another of the same species.
- January 10, 2014
Christine Ann Denny has developed new tools that can identify specific memories in the brain and why memory sometimes fails.
- January 2, 2014
The holiday season can be overwhelming, but there are ways to help manage the stress.
- November 22, 2013
Fred Kavli, founder and chairman of The Kavli Foundation, passed away peacefully today in his home in Santa Barbara at the age of 86
- October 2, 2013
New findings suggest an association between smoking during pregnancy and increased risk for developing bipolar disorder in adult children.
- September 26, 2013
Hormone from skeleton alters brain, memory, and mood.
- September 18, 2013
In a JAMA Viewpoint, Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, says disability in people with schizophrenia may be preventable, but health systems must change their focus to early intervention.