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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.
- August 31, 2016
Metformin reduces weight gain in children with autism who also take an antipsychotic, researchers at Columbia and other centers have found.
- August 29, 2016
New findings suggest that most Americans with depression receive no treatment, and overtreatment of depression may also be widespread.
- August 19, 2016
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found that men had greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana.
- August 18, 2016
A P&S physician discusses her goals for the psychiatry profession and the future of suicide prevention.
- July 22, 2016
People with moderate or severe pain have a 41 percent higher risk of developing prescription opioid use disorders, researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found.
- June 16, 2016
In cases of complicated grief, an antidepressant is useful for treating co-occurring depressive symptoms, a new Columbia study has found.
- June 6, 2016
An international observational study led by Columbia University researchers has uncovered widespread differences in the treatment of patients with common chronic diseases, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and depression.
- May 26, 2016
Researchers from Columbia and Finland report an association between maternal nicotine level during pregnancy and increased risk for schizophrenia in children.