Child Study Center News

  • Preventing HIV/AIDS Through Data-Driven Play

    A WHRY research project has received new funding to translate the game, called One Night Stan, from a role-playing card game into a videogame intervention prototype designed to empower adolescent black girls to take charge of their health.

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  • World Suicide Prevention Day

    September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day. Dr. Jenny Dwyer, a Yale Medicine Psychiatrist, explains what kind of conversation parents should be having with their children.

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  • Suicide is Preventable. So, How Can We Help Our Teens?

    Suicide is preventable, but rates of suicide are increasing worldwide, and it is now the second leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults (unintentional motor vehicle accidents are first). Going to the emergency room may be the smartest thing these teenagers can do

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  • A New Home for Child Study Center's Clinical Practice

    Starting this month, thousands of children and families who use the clinical services of the Yale Child Study Center will receive those services in a new facility that is designed to provide easier access, enhance the patient experience, and promote collaboration among clinicians.

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  • The truth about burnout: It doesn't look how we expect it to

    What we expect burnout to look like is not how most burned-out people look. This is the lesson from research conducted at Yale University, in partnership with Faas Foundation, and presented recently at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.

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  • What's OT Got To Do With It: The Benefits Of An Occupational Therapist On An Interdisciplinary Inpatient Team

    Zachary M. Harvanek, MD, PhD, a second year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Hun Millard, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, co-wrote a column in the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry's AACAP News that touts the benefits of having an occupational therapist on a treatment team to increase positive hospitalization outcomes for patients.

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  • Dr. Barbara Banz and DrivSim Lab Faculty Present Research at 42nd Annual RSA Scientific Meeting

    Abstracts Published in the journal Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, Volume 43, Issue S1; June 2019 Pages: 54A (Abstract 110); 135A (Abstract 433 and 434); 195A (Abstract 675) Abstract 110: RELATING RECENT BINGE-DRINKING AND FREQUENT DRINKING SYMPTOMS TO NEURAL RESPONSES OF SECONDARY TASK ENGAGEMENT IN DRIVING SIMULATION IN A YOUNG ADULT POPULATION Conclusions: These data show significant relationships for recent binge drinking and frequent drinking symptoms with attentional processing which may translate to limitations in performing secondary task engagement during driving simulation. Our brain-based data offer insight into a contextual setting where attentional faculties are critical for safety. These data hold important implications for distracted driving and crash risks among sober young drivers with a history of heavy drinking.

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