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Columbia research finds that some cases of OCD are caused by damaging gene variants that, while rare, provide a needed starting point for the development of better therapeutics.
A Columbia study looked at a short and promising approach that could encourage more health workers to get the mental health care they need via a method centered on a three-minute video.
The study by Columbia psychiatrists also finds people with schizophrenia, overall, have a 4.5-fold increased risk of dying from suicide.
Too much time spent on social media could increase depression, anxiety, and social isolation, especially among young people.
- October 27, 2020
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.