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Columbia Psychiatry launched the Intensive Adolescent & Family DBT Program in December 2022 to helps teenagers struggling with mental health issues get back into their lives.
Columbia is leading the movement to add neurocognitive screening to annual well woman OB/GYN checkups.
For impressionable teenagers who are still developing ideas about themselves and want to feel validated by their peers, the lure of social media can often seem irresistible.
Poor mental health is thought to accelerate aging, but a new study suggests the reverse process may also occur.
- June 28, 2021
Columbia research finds that some cases of OCD are caused by damaging gene variants that, while rare, provide a needed starting point for the development of better therapeutics.
- May 26, 2021
A Columbia study looked at a short and promising approach that could encourage more health workers to get the mental health care they need via a method centered on a three-minute video.
- May 26, 2021
The study by Columbia psychiatrists also finds people with schizophrenia, overall, have a 4.5-fold increased risk of dying from suicide.
- May 20, 2021
Too much time spent on social media could increase depression, anxiety, and social isolation, especially among young people.
- May 19, 2021
An event from the Department of Psychiatry and School of Journalism explored the state of mental health in America’s children, adolescents, and young adults.
- May 18, 2021
The post-COVID Community Mental Health Project aims to promote wellness and increase access to behavioral health services in underserved New York City neighborhoods.
- May 7, 2021
A significant level of symptoms of depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress may follow COVID-19 independent of any previous psychiatric diagnoses, a new Mailman study finds.
- May 6, 2021
Primary care physicians can help women deal with anxiety and depression, which are on the rise even as COVID cases decline, says Columbia physician Dr. Arthi Reddy.
- April 16, 2021
A Columbia neuroscientist and psychiatrist is peering into brain cells for clues that may explain how COVID-19 can lead to depression, anxiety, psychosis, and suicide.
- March 19, 2021
Columbia psychiatrist Lourival Baptista-Neto, MD, has tips for overcoming self-care fatigue and what to do when you're feeling overwhelmed.