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A Mailman study of more than 1 million pregnancies in Finland reports that prenatal exposure to elevated levels of DDT is associated with an increased risk for autism.
- October 23, 2015
A new Mailman study examines the separate effects of clinical symptoms and labeling on stigma in young people identified as at risk for psychotic disorders.
- October 22, 2015
Deborah Hasin finds that marijuana use has doubled in the United States, and with the increase comes more marijuana use disorders and cannabis-related accidents.
- October 21, 2015
Despite known risks of serious side effects, especially in older adults, the fraction of seniors treated with antipsychotic medications increases with age, researchers have found.
- October 16, 2015
When first-line OCD drug treatment is not enough, Columbia and NYSPI research shows that cognitive behavioral therapy should be added.
- October 5, 2015
Drugs like Prozac relieve symptoms of depression by acting on mature cells in a part the brain's hippocampus, a new study by René Hen shows.
- August 26, 2015
An automated speech analysis program correctly differentiated between at-risk young people who developed psychosis over a two-and-a-half year period and those who did not.
- July 2, 2015
Columbia researchers show through mouse models that a pharmaceutical agent may have value as a prophylactic against stress-induced psychiatric disorders.
- July 1, 2015
Despite concerns that use of antipsychotic medications in treating young people has increased, use actually declined between 2006 and 2010 for children ages 12 and under, and increased for adolescents and young adults.