Neural Valuation of Rewards and Punishments in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Computational Approach
A new Yale study sought to unveil the neural mechanism which may govern deficits in decision making under uncertainty in posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Investigators from the Yale PTSD Stress Lab, directed by Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, PhD, professor of psychiatry and of psychology, and the Yale Decision Neuroscience Lab, directed by Ifat Levy, PhD, associate professor and vice chair of diversity, equity and inclusion in comparative medicine, collaborated on the study, published in Translational Psychiatry.
- March 29, 2023
The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) has selected Matthew Girgenti, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, to be one of seven recipients of the 2023 CINP Rafaelsen Young Investigators Award.
- March 29, 2023Source: Yahoo! Life
Katrina Furey, MD, a member of the Yale Department of Psychiatry's clinical faculty, spoke to Yahoo! Life about "mom brain," a term used to describe experiences including increased forgetfulness, fogginess, memory difficulties, impaired concentration, feeling more easily overwhelmed, and feeling more easily moved to tears that some women experience in the context of pregnancy or after having children.
- March 28, 2023Source: The New York Times
Matthew Steinfeld, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, spoke to The New York Times for a story about why younger people are gravitating toward more classical forms of psychoanalysis.
- March 28, 2023Source: NIH
Helene M. Langevin, MD, director of the NIH/National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH), writes about the Yale Department of Psychiatry-based NIH-DOD-VA Pain Management Collaboratory Coordinating Center in her most recent blog. Robert Kerns, PhD, professor of psychiatry and of neurology and of psychology, is one of three directors of the collaboratory.
- March 27, 2023
Researchers at Yale School of Medicine and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have developed an alternative method to measure quality of life in veterans who seek weight management, eating disorder, and nutrition services.
- March 24, 2023
Psilocybin-Assisted Therapy for Major Depressive Disorder: An Exploratory Placebo-Controlled, Fixed-Order TrialSource: Journal of Psychopharmacology
Jordan Sloshower, MD, MSc, clinical instructor of psychiatry, and Deepak Cyril D'Souza, MD, Albert E Kent Professor of Psychiatry, are first and senior authors, respectively, of a paper in Journal of Psychopharmacology that found depression and anxiety significantly improved following both placebo and psilocybin-assisted therapy with no significant difference in the degree of change between the two conditions.
- March 24, 2023Source: MQ Mental Health Research
Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, was profiled by MQ Mental Health Research in celebration of Women's History Month.
- March 22, 2023
Anne Klee, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been elected the 2023 Chair of the Board of Professional Affairs of the American Psychological Association (APA).
- March 22, 2023
New medical research findings are published every day, and the results are frequently picked up by mainstream media sources. Before you apply the results of any given study to your daily life, you should consider if the research findings are relevant to you.