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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.
- December 29, 2014
Setting goals or making resolutions is a great idea—as long as you do so in a way that makes success more likely.
- December 23, 2014
With a seemingly endless stream of holiday songs, window displays, and sidewalk Santas, it is virtually impossible to resist the call to holiday cheer. Or is it?
- December 22, 2014
Columbia has played an important role in studying RAISE treatment model for early schizophrenia, which heads NIMH director’s top 10 list of notable achievements in 2014.
- December 17, 2014
Columbia-led study identifies patterns of prescribing Xanax, Valium, Ativan, and other benzodiazepines among adults.
- December 15, 2014
Those who grow anxious in social situations may feel tremendous pressure about fulfilling holiday obligations, particularly workplace ones.
- November 13, 2014
Holidays may prompt giving thanks around the dinner table, but psychologists say that regular expressions of gratitude may have health benefits.
- October 13, 2014
October 13–19 is OCD Awareness Week.
- September 11, 2014
Newspaper coverage of a suicide can contribute to "suicide clusters."
- September 3, 2014
Though touted as a tool to curtail cigarette smoking, e-cigarettes may serve as a 'gateway' to drug addiction.