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  • Crusto Honored by Society for Community Research and Action

    Cindy A. Crusto, PhD, professor of psychiatry (psychology) and associate dean for gender equity at Yale School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the 2022 Outstanding Contributions for Mentorship in Racial Justice Award from the Society for Community Research and Action (SCRA), Division 27 of the American Psychological Association.

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  • Considerations of Sex and Gender in FDA Tobacco Regulation

    Danielle R. Davis, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry; Suchitra Krishnan-Sarin, PhD, Albert E. Kent Professor of Psychiatry; and Carolyn M. Mazure, PhD, Norma Weinberg Spungen and Joan Lebson Bildner Professor in Women's Health Research and Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology, and director, Women's Health Research at Yale, provide examples of proposed regulatory changes by the FDA that could benefit from a greater focus on women and the influence of sex and gender on tobacco use.

    Source: JAMA
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  • Kathy Carroll Honored with New Playground in Newhallville

    A brand new, vibrant playground in the Newhallville section of New Haven stands as a lasting monument to the legacy of Kathleen “Kathy” Carroll, PhD, grounded in Carroll’s love of community, passion for citizenship and inclusion, and dedication to giving.

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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, alongside co-authors Mark Beitel, PhD, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, and Meagan Carr, PhD, postdoctoral fellow, recently published one of the first studies to examine body image dissatisfaction among patients receiving methadone maintenance treatment.

    Source: The American Journal on Addictions
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  • Breaking Through Social Determinants of Health: Imani Breakthrough

    Affiliates of Imani Breakthrough, including first author Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD, and Chyrell Bellamy, MD, MSW, chronicle the program in Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment. Imani Breakthrough is a two-phase 22-week intervention developed by the community, run by facilitators with lived experience and church members, that is implemented in Black and Latinx church settings.

    Source: Journal of Substance Use and Addiction Treatment
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  • Elm City COMPASS Building Relationships, Trust

    Elm City COMPASS is a secondary crisis response team consisting of peer support specialists and social workers that New Haven deployed in November 2022 to assist first responders with incidents that might warrant social services.

    Source: New Haven Register
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  • Yale Study: Transdiagnostic Connectome-Based Prediction of Craving

    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.

    Source: American Journal of Psychiatry
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