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  • Will the Doctor be in? Massachusetts Prisoners are About to Find Out

    Reena Kapoor, MD, associate professor of psychiatry, is referenced in a Boston Globe story about the effort in Massachusetts to monitor health care and mental health services in the state's prisons. Kapoor is an independent monitor who twice yearly assesses mental health services provided by the Massachusetts Correction Department.

    Source: The Boston Globe
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  • Childhood Adversity, Accelerated GrimAge, and Associated Health Consequences

    Zachary Harvanek, MD, PhD, instructor of psychiatry; Ke Xu, MD, professor of psychiatry; and Rajita Sinha, PhD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience, are co-authors of a paper in Journal of Behavioral Medicine that analyzes the effects of childhood adversity on obesity, insulin resistance, and epigenetic aging.

    Source: Journal of Behavioral Medicine
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  • Serving by welcoming all voices

    In the latest Yale Child Study Center “On Leadership” blog post and newsletter column, Daryn David, PhD reflects on a recent YCSC Grand Rounds session she hosted with Nii Addy, PhD, who serves as the Albert E. Kent Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Physiology at Yale.

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  • Online Gambling Trend Among Teens Causing Concern

    Marc Potenza, MD, PhD, Steven M. Southwick Professor of Psychiatry and professor in the Child Study Center and of neuroscience, spoke to NBC News about the growing concern over online gambling among teenagers.

    Source: NBC News
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  • Time for a Focus on Cessation of E-Cigarettes

    Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry, and Lisa Fucito, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a commentary in JAMA Internal Medicine that proposes health care professionals and policy makers focus on developing targeted and tailored interventions to address e-cigarette use.

    Source: JAMA Internal Medicine
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  • Alcohol Use Disorder and Chronic Pain: An Overlooked Epidemic

    Joao De Aquino, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Ismene Petrakis, MD, professor of psychiatry, are first and senior authors, respectively of a paper in The American Journal of Psychiatry that examines the overlooked link between alcohol use disorder and chronic pain.

    Source: The American Journal of Psychiatry
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