A new study from researchers at the Yale School of Public Health suggests that an online course on self-care during the COVID-19 pandemic significantly improved learners’ mental health outcomes.
- June 11, 2021
Matthew J. Girgenti, PhD, Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry, has been awarded a $90,000 grant by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for his study, “Understanding Suicide Through Postmortem Targeted Brain Multi-omics.”
- June 08, 2021
Miraj Desai, PhD, Instructor in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, was selected by the American Psychological Association Minority Fellowship Program to be its featured fellow in late May.
- June 07, 2021Source: American Journal of Health Education
Marney White, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Public Health and a clinical psychologist at Yale School of Medicine, and colleagues analyzed the results of the first cohort of learners who took a self-care intervention course and found the intervention was effective in reducing stress, anxiety, and depression – even during the COVID crisis. The study was published in American Journal of Health Education.
- June 03, 2021
The Imani Breakthrough Project: A Collaborative Culturally-Centered and Community-Driven Faith-Based Opioid Recovery Initiative:Source: Social Work in Mental Health
Chyrell Bellamy, PhD, MSW, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, is first author of a paper in Social Work in Mental Health that describes the Imani Breakthrough Recovery Program, a faith-based recovery initiative that takes place in churches and assists people recovering from opioid use/abuse and other drug or alcohol problems.
- June 03, 2021
Ponce Leads Drafting of 2020 Social Responsiveness in Health Service Psychology Education and Training Toolkit
Allison Ponce, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and colleague Ayşe Çiftçi, PhD, Professor of Counseling Psychology at Purdue University, led the creation of the Council of Chairs of Training Councils’ 2020 Social Responsiveness in Health Service Psychology Education and Training Toolkit.
- June 02, 2021Source: Journal of Consciousness Studies
First-year resident Eli Neustadter, MD, MS, is the first author of a paper published in Journal of Consciousness Studies. Aberrations of self-experience are considered a core feature of borderline personality disorder (BPD). With Yale faculty mentors Matthew Steinfeld, PhD, and Sarah Fineberg, MD, PhD, and Katerina Fotopoulou, PhD, of the University College London, Neustadter proposes a novel theory to elucidate the developmental origins of embodied phenomenology in BPD.
- June 01, 2021
The Kathy Carroll Memorial Playground will rise on property on Winchester Avenue in New Haven owned by Christian Community Action (CCA), with whom the late Carroll maintained a decades-long relationship.
- May 28, 2021Source: SiriusXM
Christy Olezeski, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Yale Pediatric Gender Program, discussed her work with non-binary youth on SiriusXM radio's Doctor Radio show.
- May 27, 2021Source: PBS
Dana Small, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Professor of Psychology, spoke on the PBS show "QED With Dr. B" about the science of taste. Small is director of the Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center at Yale.