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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.
- September 18, 2013
In a JAMA Viewpoint, Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, says disability in people with schizophrenia may be preventable, but health systems must change their focus to early intervention.
- June 25, 2013
Mouse study suggests inhibiting protein called caspase-2 might prevent cognitive decline in Alzheimer's
- June 7, 2013
Columbia Psychiatry researchers have identified what they think may be a mechanism underlying the development of compulsive behaviors. The finding suggests possible approaches to treating or preventing certain characteristics of OCD.
- June 3, 2013
On Monday, President Obama and Vice President Biden hosted a National Conference on Mental Health at the White House. Several key APA leaders participated including Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, APA President, and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Columbia University.
- June 3, 2013
A new Columbia study suggests that medical breakthroughs that offer large benefits above placebo are becoming less common.
- May 31, 2013
Mice engineered with a human gene for schizophrenia and exposed to lead during early life exhibited behaviors and structural changes in their brains consistent with schizophrenia.
- April 17, 2013
Excess glutamate in the brain may spur psychosis in those at risk for schizophrenia, report CUMC investigators in a study published in Neuron.