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With high precision, a new algorithm predicts which patients treated for traumatic injuries in the emergency department will later develop post-traumatic stress disorder.
During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, health care workers on the front lines had high levels of acute stress, anxiety, and depression.
Primary care providers have expanded access to buprenorphine for adults, but use of the opioid addiction treatment has decreased among the youngest patients, Columbia researchers have found.
CopeColumbia provides faculty and staff with support services and guidance for stress management, psychological support, and emotional fatigue arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
- March 19, 2018
A new study finds that young Americans had a sharply higher risk of suicide in the months after surviving a deliberate self-harm attempt.
- February 1, 2018
Prescriptions of stimulants and antidepressants for children do not appear to be prescribed at rates higher than the known rates for ADHD and depression.
- January 31, 2018
Researchers have identified cells in the brains of mice that fire when the animal is anxious.
- January 4, 2018
Columbia addiction specialist Edward Nunes, MD, discusses his recent study comparing the effectiveness of different drugs to treat opioid addiction.
- December 15, 2017
Ketamine can reduce suicidal thoughts in depressed patients within hours of administration, a new study from Columbia Psychiatry has found.
- November 29, 2017
More than half of those who died of an opioid overdose had chronic pain, psychiatric disorders, finds a new study at Columbia University.
- November 13, 2017
A new study suggests a smell test can identify people with mild cognitive impairment–often a precursor to Alzheimer’s–who may benefit from cholinesterase inhibitors.