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Specialized psychosocial interventions—including meaning-centered psychotherapy—can greatly improve a cancer patient's quality of life and reduce suffering.
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.
- 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.
- July 6, 2020
With high precision, a new algorithm predicts which patients treated for traumatic injuries in the emergency department will later develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
- June 23, 2020
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression.
- June 3, 2020
Primary care providers have expanded access to buprenorphine for adults, but use of the opioid addiction treatment has decreased among the youngest patients, Columbia researchers have found.
- April 8, 2020
CopeColumbia provides faculty and staff with support services and guidance for stress management, psychological support, and emotional fatigue arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 23, 2020
Psychologist Anthony Puliafico offers some helpful advice for practicing self-care, helping patients problem solve, and not worrying yourself sick.
- March 11, 2020
Researchers across Columbia University—including psychiatrists, data scientists, social workers, and engineers—are combining their efforts to address the opioid and substance use crisis.