New ways to help people avoid opioid overdose and beat addiction
This is just one example of how Yale School of Medicine researchers and clinicians are pursuing innovations that could both improve treatment of opioid addiction and introduce new painkillers that are effective yet not addictive.Source: Yale Medicine
In a world of chronic pain, individual treatment possible, Yale research shows
An investigation into the molecular causes of a debilitating condition known as “Man on Fire Syndrome” has led Yale researchers to develop a strategy that may lead to personalized pain therapy and predict which chronic pain patients will respond to treatment.
Yale team discovers unexpected source of diabetic neuropathy pain
Nearly half of all diabetics suffer from neuropathic pain, an intractable, agonizing and still mysterious companion of the disease. Now Yale researchers have identified an unexpected source of the pain and a potential target to alleviate it.
Yale Researchers Uncover Source of Mystery Pain
An estimated 20 million people in the United States suffer from peripheral neuropathy, marked by the degeneration of nerves and in some cases severe pain. There is no good treatment for the disorder and doctors can find no apparent cause in one of every three cases.
Development and Validation of the Psychiatric Inpatient Experience (PIX) Survey: A Novel Measure of Patient Experience Quality Improvement
David Klemanski, PsyD, MPH, assistant professor of psychiatry, recently published a paper about a new survey he created alongside colleagues Todd Barnes and Cynthia Bautista to measure patient experience for inpatient psychiatry. The measure itself is part of a larger project of patient experience measures within Psychiatry and Behavioral Health.Source: Journal of Patient Experience
Garakani Named Outstanding Young Alumnus by SUNY Upstate Medical University
Amir Garakani, MD, DFAPA, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry and chair of psychiatry and behavioral health at Greenwich Hospital, has been named Outstanding Young Alumnus by SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY.
Sen appointed Medical Director for Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program
Yale Cardiovascular Medicine and the Yale New Haven Health Heart and Vascular Center are pleased to announce the formal appointment of Sounok Sen, MD, as the new Medical Director of the Cardiac Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Program.
Why a Placebo Can Work — Even When You Know It's Fake
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and of Psychology; and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, spoke to National Geographic for a story about the effectiveness of placebo pills.Source: National Geographic
Psychedelic Medicine: Creating an Introductory Course for Mental Health Professionals and Trainees
William Prueitt, MD, third-year resident, and Jordan Sloshower, MD, MSc, clinical instructor, are co-authors of a paper in Academic Psychiatry that describes the Yale Department of Psychiatry's elective course on psychedelic medicine.Source: Academic Psychiatry
New Haven Community Gathers to Celebrate Yale Psychiatry's Kathy Carroll, Plan Playground in Newhallville
The Kathy Carroll Community Playground, currently planned in the Newhallville neighborhood of New Haven, will bring a safe place to play for children living at and nearby Christian Community Action (CCA): deep purple tunnels and slides, climbing structures and even a swing set. It’s a project the late Kathleen “Kathy” Carroll, PhD, who supported CCA for decades, would be proud of.