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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.
- February 18, 2016
In studies in mice, Zuckerman Institute researchers have discovered a way to restore memory deficits found in schizophrenia by regrowing lost neuronal connections.
- January 26, 2016
Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and New York State Psychiatric Institute found that those who began smoking recently are more likely to have a psychiatric or substance use disorders than those who began smoking previously.
- January 6, 2016
A Mailman School of Public Health study suggests gender differences in depression and anxiety may have more socially constructed roots than previously thought.
- December 23, 2015
The Department of Psychiatry's Reiner Center, located on the fifteenth floor of Presbyterian Hospital, opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week.
- December 21, 2015
Increased connectivity in the brain's default mode network is a potential precursor, or biomarker, indicating a risk of developing major depressive disorder.
- November 6, 2015
A new study shows patients who do not improve with a standard antipsychotic have better outcomes if they switch to clozapine.