It's Your Yale recently highlighted Project Synapse, a two-year-old program that seeks ways for all members of the Yale Department of Psychiatry to be well connected for optimal flow of information, innovation, and recognition.
- March 04, 2021
Interventional Psychiatry Grand Rounds Series Aims to Promote Critical Thinking, Education in Emerging Field
Before the COVID-19 pandemic hit early last year, the interventional psychiatry service at Yale held regular meetings for team members. But once coronavirus-imposed lockdowns began sweeping the nation, the meetings – like many others – were moved to Zoom. Sina Nikayin, MD, a Fourth-Year Resident and the Chief Resident of Interventional Psychiatry, saw an opportunity to help promote educational session on the topic of interventional psychiatry.
- March 04, 2021Source: WebMD
Janet Lydecker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, speaks to WebMD about how central precocious puberty - when children show signs of sexual maturity early - can affect a child's social life.
- March 04, 2021
Bringing Together Behavioral Science, Community Engagement, and Cultural Adaptations to Increase Alcohol Abstinence Among American Indian and Alaska Native People Using Contingency Management TherapySource: JAMA Psychiatry
In an editorial, Stephanie O'Malley, PhD, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry, and Maria Crouch, MS, Predoctoral Intern, write that contingency management therapy may be effective in reaching American Indian and Alaska Native populations, including cultural accommodations and adaptations, and promoting alcohol abstinence as demonstrated in a recent study.
- March 03, 2021
Anyone worldwide can now help Yale researchers uncover the secrets to happiness from their smartphones, without ever stepping foot into a lab.
- March 03, 2021Source: Psychiatric News
Charles Dike, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is chair of the American Psychiatric Association Ethics Committee which recently released the “Resource Document on the Interface of Religion, Spirituality, and Psychiatric Practice.”
- March 02, 2021
Last month, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an alert concerning the use of pulse oximeters to measure blood oxygen levels, warning that the devices “have limitations and a risk of inaccuracy under certain circumstances that should be considered.”
- March 02, 2021
Van Deusen Incoming Chair of AACAP Transitional Age Youth and College Student Mental Health Committee
Timothy Van Deusen, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, has been selected as incoming chair of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP), Transitional Age Youth and College Student Mental Health Committee.
- March 01, 2021Source: American Journal of Psychiatry
Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) leaders in academic medicine are subject to increasing expectations with limited resources and there is an urgent need for psychiatry departments to commit to fully supporting their efforts, according to an article in the American Journal of Psychiatry written by top DEI leaders in academic psychiatry from across the country, including Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.
- March 01, 2021
Interdisciplinary Care for Veterans with Complex Chronic Pain