Search All News
Deaths from suicide and overdose are left out of most estimates of maternal mortality, but in a new paper, Columbia researchers argue that these deaths represent a large and growing problem.
Though few in number, neurons that are created in the brain during adulthood have an outsized impact on mood and memory because of their unparalleled networking and communication abilities.
A new study suggests that depression and GI trouble sometimes spring from the same source—low serotonin—and identifies a potential treatment that could ease both conditions.
Among young adults who smoke cigarettes, vaping may increase daily cigarette smoking and deter quitting, a new study by Columbia psychiatrists has found.
- 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.
- May 21, 2015
The number of young people in the U.S. with mental health problems has decreased, yet the most seriously ill still fail to get the treatment they need.
- March 25, 2015
In addition to its many physical health benefits, aerobic exercise training has the potential to improve cognitive functioning in individuals with schizophrenia.
- March 6, 2015
Columbia’s psychiatry chair Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, discusses his new book, “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry.”
- February 20, 2015
Eating Disorders Awareness Week is February 22 – February 28. Tune in to Columbia Psychiatry’s BlogTalkRadio show for treatment news from leaders in the field of eating disorders.
- February 4, 2015
Using PET imaging, researchers have found that patients with schizophrenia have reduced levels of dopamine in their frontal cortex.