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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.
- October 31, 2019
Greg Rhee, PhD, MSW, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Robert Rosenheck, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Health Policy, are co-authors of a paper published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence that found the rate of drug overdose deaths in Connecticut has more than doubled since 2012.
- October 30, 2019
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.
- October 28, 2019
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.
- September 26, 2019
A 2018 study by Marc Potenza, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience, is cited in a Wall Street Journal Report that investigates brain differences that cause boys to be more interested in video games and girls to spend more time on social media.
- September 17, 2019
WHRY Studies Alternatives to Opioids
- September 17, 2019
Women's Health Research at Yale is transforming medical research and practice to ensure the study of women and examine health differences between women and men.
- September 16, 2019
Research by the Yale Imaging and Psychopharmacology Lab was featured in a Nature Outlook article about opioid addiction.
- September 13, 2019
Yale Radiology and Psychiatry Researchers Join with Penn Medicine to Create a New Center to Study Opioid Use Disorders
Opioid use disorder has reached epidemic levels in the United States. Over the last two decades, opioid-related overdose deaths increased by more than 50 percent, with nearly 50,000 in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Researchers from Yale School of Medicine (YSM) and Penn Medicine, which comprises the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, have created a new center that focuses on neuroimaging to improve our understanding of opioid use disorders and find new treatments.
- September 12, 2019
A new Yale-based program will help researchers better understand how some people can exert control over their voice-hearing experiences in order to help live fully functional and productive lives.