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A Columbia study found that positive relationships with parents and other adults during childhood are associated with better mental health in adulthood, regardless of adverse childhood experiences.
A study from Columbia psychiatrists suggests more flexible policies for methadone access could improve access to this life-saving treatment.
Suicide rates among Black women increased from 1999 to 2020, especially among Black teens and young adults.
- 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.
- February 10, 2021
Specialized psychosocial interventions—including meaning-centered psychotherapy—can greatly improve a cancer patient's quality of life and reduce suffering.
- December 22, 2020
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.
- November 20, 2020
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.
- November 13, 2020
A third of youths in New York City foster care identify as LGBTQAI+, finds a study by Columbia researcher Theo Sandfort. But why so many gender diverse youths end up in foster care is unclear.
- October 27, 2020
Columbia/NYSPI researchers are examining how millions of college students are addressing COVID-19 challenges, including academic/life plans, decision-making, substance use, and mental well-being.
- October 1, 2020
In a webinar co-sponsored by Columbia's School of Journalism, Columbia psychiatrists discuss how inequalities in mental health care have had a tangible impact on Black Americans for generations.