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The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine will award its 2020 Marion Spencer Fay Award to Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine.
- August 05, 2019
The New York County Psychiatric Society has presented Andrew H. Smith, MD, PhD with its 2019 Resident Research Award.
- August 02, 2019
Endocannabinoid System Alterations in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Review of Developmental and Accumulative Effects of Trauma
Anahita Bassir Nia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, is the first author of a paper published in Chronic Stress which reviews the long-lasting effects of trauma and chronic stress on the endocannabinoid system.
- July 25, 2019
Tami P. Sullivan, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is the principal investigator on a new funded study that will examine the impact of exposure to guns used to threaten, coerce, or intimidate female domestic violence victims.
- July 23, 2019
Perceptions of people who have bulimia nervosa differ depending on the patient’s weight, according to a new Yale study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders. Janet Lydecker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, was senior author.
- July 18, 2019
A first-of-its-kind study by Yale and University at Albany researchers found that people with eating disorders infrequently seek help for their symptoms or concerns.
- July 16, 2019
A wearable biosensor system developed by Sherry McKee, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, and other researchers that can predict when a person will smoke based on past behavior was awarded Most Innovative Solution at the annual Yale Innovation Summit in May at Yale School of Management.
- July 12, 2019
Study: The Relevance of Sex in the Assocition of Synthetic Cannabinoid Use With Psychosis and Agitation in an Inpatient Population
Anahita Bassir Nia, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, is the first author of a paper published in The Journal of Clinical Psychiatry that investigates the relevance of sex in the association of synthetic cannabinoid use in people with psychosis and agitation.
- July 05, 2019
Grace Kong, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, is lead author of a paper published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research that looks at the proliferation of vape trick videos on YouTube and the efforts by e-cigarette marketers and stores to promote them.
- July 02, 2019
Darja Djordjevic, MD, PhD, a second-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, wrote an article published in BioSocieties that examines how Rwandan patients understand and represent cancer, as well as how state actors articulate the agenda of public oncology and related expectations of citizens.