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The Quest to Cure PTSD

Ronald Duman, PhD, Elizabeth Mears and House Jameson Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Neuroscience, and Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, spoke to Psychology Today about their research into posttraumatic stress disorder.

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  • VA Study Seeks to Understand Burnout

    Yale researchers sought to understand levels of job burnout among mental health staff. In a study published in the Community Mental Health Journal on Oct. 5, they examined the mental health states of staffers working at the Connecticut Veterans Affairs Errera Community Care Center, or ECCC. The researchers found that among this group, feelings of accomplishment can coexist with negative experiences of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization. Among the authors were Jack Tsai, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and Anne Klee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.

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  • PEER hosts fifth annual convening

    The Partnership for Early Education Research (PEER) was pleased to host its fifth annual partnership meeting on Thursday, October 24. The event focused on research that supports Aligning School and Family Assets to Promote Early Learning.

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  • 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.

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