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A new study suggests that antidepressants may control symptoms of schizophrenia better than other types of psychiatric drugs when combined with antipsychotic drugs.
A new study of elderly Hispanics found that hearing loss increased the risk of depression symptoms.
The tiny CA2 region of the brain allows memories to influence the decision to be socially aggressive and may contribute to abnormal social behaviors associated with some mental illnesses.
An increase in mental health care is being driven by people with little or no psychological distress, while many with serious distress don’t get the care they need, Columbia researchers have found.
- March 6, 2013
The first evidence that selective activation of the dentate gyrus in the hippocampus can reduce anxiety without affecting learning - important therapeutic implications.
- February 28, 2013
“This study is one of the first to evaluate the course of PTSD after a diagnosis of breast cancer,” said lead author, CUMC's Dr. Alfred Neugut.
- February 26, 2013
A new program at CUMC has been established to improve the health and well-being of LGBT individuals.
- January 18, 2013
A new survey of stroke survivors has shown that those with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are less likely to adhere to treatment regimens that reduce the risk of an additional stroke.
- January 2, 2013
Depression appears to be associated with mild cognitive impairment and an increased risk of dementia; José A. Luchsinger, MD, MPH was senior author of the study, published in the Archives of Neurology.
- December 17, 2012
A new meta-analysis of 6 studies (120,000 people) demonstrates that stress may help predict future risk of heart disease or death from heart disease.
- November 27, 2012
What happens when people use at-home HIV tests to screen sexual partners? Researcher Alex Carballo-Dieguez finds out.