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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.
Source:CBSAugust 13, 2014
Source:New York TimesAugust 8, 2014
- July 17, 2014
Study suggests that preventing infection in pregnancy may potentially reduce risk of schizophrenia.
- July 9, 2014
The new 2014 Irving Scholars are Siddhartha Mukherjee, Carolyn Rodriguez, Bret Rutherford, and Anne-Catrin Uhlemann.
- July 2, 2014
In the latest Columbia Psychiatry/NYS Psychiatric Institute BlogTalkRadio episode, two experts from the department of psychiatry discussed health and well-being across the lifespan of LGBT individuals.
- June 27, 2014
Using fMRI, Columbia psychiatrists are looking for signs of PTSD in the brain that may help physicians personalize treatment. June 27, 2014, is National PTSD Awareness Day.
- June 26, 2014
Psychiatrist Dr. Paul Appelbaum says it is misleading to identify mental illness as a primary cause of violence.
- June 23, 2014
Institute of Medicine report calls into question the millions of dollars spent on service members’ mental health.