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- September 10, 2021
Orientation selectivity enhances context generalization and generative predictive coding in the hippocampusSource: Neuron
The lab of George Dragoi, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience, recently published a new study in Neuron that found orientation selectivity enhances context generalization and generative predictive coding in the hippocampus.
- September 10, 2021Source: The American Journal of Psychiatry
A new observational study examined the effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on suicide and all-cause mortality risk in older psychiatric patients.
- September 07, 2021
WHRY is now accepting letters of intent for studies that advance our understanding of the health of women and/or sex/gender differences that influence health.
- August 30, 2021
Philip Corlett, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, and his research team working on a study that evaluates the impact of group song-making on hallucinations, recently reached one of the first milestones associated with the project: The first group of participants has released an EP of music created during its sessions.
- August 25, 2021Source: Yale News
Many public health experts feared the COVID-19 pandemic would cause an increase in suicidal behavior among U.S. military veterans, a group that already has high rates of depression and posttraumatic stress disorder and which experienced a 30% surge in suicides between 2010 and 2018. New evidence, however, suggests that during the first eight months of the pandemic that did not happen. According to a study published Aug. 25 in the journal JAMA Psychiatry, the number of veterans who reported contemplating suicide during the pandemic actually decreased relative to pre-pandemic levels. Similarly, no uptick was observed in suicide attempts.
- August 16, 2021Source: Military.com
An online game program developed to help aging adults maintain brain fitness has been found to improve cognitive function in veterans with a history of concussion, according to a study published last month in the journal Brain.
- August 12, 2021Source: Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Medical-legal partnerships provide an opportunity for psychologists to broaden their interdisciplinary collaborations, to more aptly meet the social and legal needs of their patients to assist in reducing inequities among underserved pediatric populations. The systematic incorporation of MLPs into pediatric psychology training may help to increase the utilization of these services moving forward.
- August 02, 2021Source: New Haven Register
Research into a psychedelic drug used recreationally for decades is showing promise in treating both depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to Yale School of Medicine researchers.
- July 30, 2021
Telehealth Social Rhythm Therapy to Reduce Mood Symptoms and Suicide Risk Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Bipolar DisorderSource: The American Journal of Psychotherapy
Yale researchers found in a recent study that SRT delivered largely by telemedicine is feasible and acceptable. The intervention appeared to reduce mood symptoms, and suicide propensity independent of mood symptoms, among adolescents and young adults with bipolar disorder.