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Columbia researchers have found a potential neurobiological mechanism for hallucinations and delusions that fits within the hierarchical model of psychosis and can explain their clinical presentation.
A third of youths in New York City foster care identify as LGBTQAI+, finds a study by Columbia researcher Theo Sandfort. But why so many gender diverse youths end up in foster care is unclear.
Columbia/NYSPI researchers are examining how millions of college students are addressing COVID-19 challenges, including academic/life plans, decision-making, substance use, and mental well-being.
- January 22, 2020
Prescriptions for buprenorphine, an opioid addiction medication, have increased in all age groups but the young, a new study has found.
- January 14, 2020
Prenatal exposure to PDBEs—compounds previously used as flame retardants—may increase the risk of reading problems in children, a new study from Columbia University has found.
- January 8, 2020
The fall/winter 2019 issue of Columbia Medicine magazine explores the epidemic of suicide, which is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States.
- December 5, 2019
A single infusion of ketamine plus behavioral therapy helped alcohol-dependent individuals reduce their drinking, a new study finds.
- December 3, 2019
People with opioid addiction face a high risk of overdose after ending treatment with buprenorphine, even when treated for 18 months, a new study from Columbia University has found.
- October 14, 2019
A new study has identified markers of maternal stress—both physical and psychological—that may influence a baby’s sex and the likelihood of preterm birth.
- July 26, 2019
A new study eased fears about the proportion of youths with ADHD taking antipsychotic drugs but still found that many prescriptions may be inappropriate.
- May 14, 2019
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.
- May 13, 2019
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.