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  • Can Neuroimaging Reveal the Roots of Psychiatric Disorders? Not Just Yet

    Neuroimaging technology has been shown to hold great promise in helping clinicians link specific symptoms of mental health disorders to abnormal patterns of brain activity. But a new Yale-led study shows there are still kinks to be ironed out before doctors can translate images of the brain to psychiatric disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

    Source: Yale News
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  • Yale Researcher Studying CBD Effects for Women

    A researcher at Yale University is taking a closer look at how CBD affects women because most studies only focus on men. Her study, funded by WHRY, could help better inform women about dosing and how best to use the product for issues like anxiety and pain management.

    Source: NBC Connecticut
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  • Work by Desai Referenced in Groundbreaking Report

    The work and contributions of Miraj Desai, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, were referenced multiple times in the groundbreaking report, "Racism in the U.S. Health System: The Transformation We Need," led by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), with consultation support from CoCreative.

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  • Giving to Others a Holiday Tradition at Yale Psychotherapy Development Center

    Joanne Corvino and her colleagues in the Yale Psychotherapy Development Center (YPDC) don’t give each other gifts for the holidays, but don’t mistake them for Scrooges. This year, like so many years before, they will follow their tradition of buying toys, clothing, gift cards, books, sporting equipment, and household necessities for people in need in the New Haven community. The gifts will be wrapped during the center’s annual holiday party, then delivered to families who receive assistance from Christian Community Action (CCA), a local nonprofit organization that provides emergency and transitional housing, as well as other services, to people in need.

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