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Specialized psychosocial interventions—including meaning-centered psychotherapy—can greatly improve a cancer patient's quality of life and reduce suffering.
In children with certain autism mutations, the diversity and severity of symptoms are often related to the identity and properties of gene units, called exons, targeted by the mutations.
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.
- September 6, 2017
Place cells in the brains of mice with a disorder similar to schizophrenia do not adapt to changing environments, impairing memory.
- July 17, 2017
A study showed that violent thoughts and recent violent behavior may predict future violence in people at high risk for psychosis.
- June 9, 2017
For patients with schizophrenia, antipsychotic medications do not have negative long-term effects on outcomes or the brain, according to a panel of experts.
- June 5, 2017
Chronic pain coupled with a psychiatric disorder is a pressing issue that should be considered when providing treatment, say Mailman researchers.
- May 19, 2017
Neurosurgeon Sameer Sheth uses deep brain stimulation to treat depression in patients who have not been helped with other therapies.
- May 12, 2017
Opioid receptors in the brain are responsible for the antidepressant effects of tianeptine, a new study from CUIMC researchers has found.
- April 28, 2017
Neuronal branches become tangled in mice lacking Pcdh genes, leading to signs of depression or sensory deficits when specific genes are absent, studies find.
- April 28, 2017
Illicit cannabis use and cannabis use disorders increased at a greater rate in states that passed medical marijuana laws than in other states, a new study finds.