New CSC Facility Improves Access, Promotes Collaboration, and Provides Welcoming Space for Kids and Families
The Yale Child Study Center’s clinical practice has moved into a striking new facility that brings all of its clinical programs together under one roof, thereby making it easier for families to access services and promoting increased collaboration among clinicians.
Literacy Grounded in Community Brings Kids and Families Together
About 8 years ago, in Grundy County, Tennessee, the Yale Child Study Center and Scholastic worked with Sewanee: The University of the South, Tracy City Elementary School, and other local partners to create Discover Together, a multi-generational system of programs, including a family co-op and a summer camp that supports families through literacy and storytelling.
Yale Review: How Brain Alterations Contribute to Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors
How brain alterations contribute to suicidal thoughts and behaviors is the subject of a new published review of brain scanning studies by Yale and international researchers. Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience, and Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging at Yale, is the paper's lead and corresponding author.
Click, Click, Cook: Online Grocery Shopping Leaves ‘Food Deserts’ Behind
A Yale University analysis found that most people in “food deserts” in eight states would increase their access to healthy, nutritious food if they purchase groceries online and had the food delivered as part of the federal government’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
“I smile for children everywhere!” Commemorating the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child
Yale professor, Rima Salah, PhD, commemorates the 30th Anniversary on the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). "Let us unite our strengths and reaffirm our commitment to uphold and fulfill the rights of all children wherever they are."
Yale Imaging and Psychopharmacology Lab Publishes Articles in Molecular Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry CNNI
Yale School of Medicine's Yale Imaging and Psychopharmacology Lab, directed by neuroscientist Sarah Yip, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, has published research articles in Molecular Psychiatry and Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.
Editorial: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Use During Pregnancy—Associated With But Not Causative of Autism in Offspring
José M. Flores, MD, PhD, MPH, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, is the first author of an editorial published in JAMA Psychiatry that emphasizes that an association found between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and autism is due to confounding by indication, a source of bias.
Yale Study: Connecticut Overdose Deaths Have More Than Doubled Since 2012
Greg Rhee, PhD, MSW, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Robert Rosenheck, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Health Policy, are co-authors of a paper published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence that found the rate of drug overdose deaths in Connecticut has more than doubled since 2012.
Study Suggests Role for Targeting Psychological Variables in the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder and Chronic Pain
There is a paucity of evidence-based treatments for co-occurring opioid use disorder and chronic pain. These inter-related chronic medical conditions have been central to the unfolding of the opioid crisis. A new study by researchers at Yale, Johns Hopkins, University of Bridgeport, and Western Connecticut State University published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology suggests that psychological variables are important treatment targets for co-occurring opioid use disorder and chronic pain.
A Structured Approach to Introducing Residents to Group Therapy Leadership
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 letter to the editor published in Academic Psychiatry that proposes a structured and easy-to-implement protocol to have residents receive formal instruction and experience in group therapy as part of an inpatient rotation.
National Academy of Medicine Elects Six Yale Faculty Members
Six Yale School of Medicine faculty members have been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). The six are among 100 new members elected by the organization to receive the honor, which recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the fields of health and medicine.