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The impact of body image dissatisfaction on psychological distress and health-related quality of life among patients in methadone treatment
Declan Barry, PhD, associate processor of psychiatry, recently published one of the first studies to examine body image dissatisfaction among patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment.
- May 17, 2023Source: American Journal of Psychiatry
Kathleen Garrison, PhD; Rajita Sinha, PhD; Marc Potenza, MD, PhD; and Dustin Scheinost, PhD, are co-authors of a paper in American Journal of Psychiatry that uses connectome-based predictive modeling to predict self-reported craving from brain functional connectivity data.
- May 16, 2023
Women’s Health Research at Yale Funds Studies to Improve Early Detection of Ovarian Cancer, Treatment of Prenatal Infections, and Aortic Aneurysm Outcomes in Women
Women's Health Research at Yale announces recipients of 2023 Pilot Project Program Grants
- May 11, 2023
A new study led by Yale School of Medicine scientists has pinpointed why some adults – by some estimates, at least 50 percent of the population after 75 years of age – develop hearing problems.
- April 28, 2023
Yale Study: Psychiatric Comorbidity as a Prospective Predictor of Long-Term Weight and Psychosocial Outcomes After Bariatric SurgerySource: General Hospital Psychiatry
Valentina Ivezaj, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry; Abhaya Dilip, BS, postgraduate associate; and Carlos Grilo, PhD, professor of psychiatry and of psychology, are co-authors of a paper in General Hospital Psychiatry that examines differences in weight and psychosocial functioning outcomes based on lifetime and current (post-surgical) psychiatric comorbidity.
- April 27, 2023
Investigating the associations of acute psychedelic experiences and changes in racial trauma symptoms, psychological flexibility, and substance use among People with Racial and Ethnic Minoritized Identities in the United States and CanadaSource: Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment
Angela Haeny, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and a team of Yale Psychiatry researchers investigated the impact of psychedelics on substance use outcomes among people of color.
- April 25, 2023
Twenty years after a study funded by Women's Health Research at Yale uncovered that women face the risk of poorer outcomes after heart bypass surgery, new research finds the increased risk for women persists despite improved overall outcomes. But, with increased representation of women in clinical research and innovation in targets of study, we can overcome the gender gap.
- April 18, 2023Source: Carlat Report
Julio Nunes, MD, first-year resident, and Noah Capurso, MD, MHS, assistant professor of psychiatry, are co-authors of a paper in Carlat Report that discusses the use of Naltrexone in different addiction psychiatry syndromes.
- April 05, 2023Source: Springer Nature
Walter S. Mathis, MD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and Caroline Dumont, MD, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, co-authored a paper published in Springer Nature evaluating the correlation of prevalence of individuals treated at a community mental health center to heat vulnerability.
- April 05, 2023
Study: Purpose in Life and Social Connection Protect Against Suicidal Thoughts and Behaviors During COVID-19 Pandemic
Research has shown that U.S. veterans are at high risk for suicidal thoughts and behaviors and death by suicide. In fact, prior to the pandemic in 2019, veterans accounted for 12 percent of all suicide deaths despite accounting for approximately 6 percent of the total population. A new study led by National Center for PTSD and Yale researchers analyzed data from a nationally representative sample of U.S. veterans to understand how the COVID-19 pandemic may have led to changes in suicidal thoughts and behaviors. The results were published online April 5 in JAMA Psychiatry.