Jordan to Discuss Cannabis and its Impact on the Brain In Special Instagram Live Session
Ayana Jordan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and an addiction psychiatrist, will discuss cannabis and its impact on the brain in a special Instagram Live session June 10, at 9:00 pm ET as part of “Gathering the Pieces,” a series of live events that will engage the Black and Queer Communities to discuss themes showcased in the groundbreaking new HBO series I MAY DESTROY YOU. The sessions will focus on dating, friendships, relationships, sexual wellness and freedom, trauma and therapy, self-love and self-care.
Why People Are Flouting Coronavirus Social Distancing Precautions That We Know Save Lives
Rajita Sinha, PhD, Foundations Fund Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience, told ABC News that uncertainty about when the COVID-19 pandemic will end, access to information, and one's underlying beliefs can influence someone to flout precautions.Source: ABC News
Yale Researchers Find Where Stress Lives
Yale researchers have found a neural home of the feeling of stress people experience, an insight that may help people deal with the debilitating sense of fear and anxiety that stress can evoke, Yale researchers report May 27 in the journal Nature Communications.
Stress, Anxiety, or Depression? Treatment Starts With the Right Diagnosis
Wherever constant stress lives, so too does its more agitated and debilitating cousin: anxiety. About 31% of Americans will experience an anxiety disorder at some point in their lives. What’s more, anxiety often goes hand-in-hand with depression.Source: Yale Medicine
WHRY Funds Studies on Stroke, Endometrial Cancer, and Addiction to Opioids
Women’s Health Research at Yale today announced funding for three studies investigating sex differences in stroke, endometrial cancer, and alternate pain relief for women recovering from past opioid use who are giving birth via cesarean section.
New Imaging Tool Helps Researchers See Extent of Alzheimer’s Early Damage
New imaging technology allows scientists to see the widespread loss of brain synapses in early stages of Alzheimer’s disease, a finding that one day may aid in drug development, according to a new Yale University study.Source: Yale News
Courses of Suicidal Ideation Among Military Veterans in Residential Treatment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Noelle B. Smith, PhD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry; Rani Hoff, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry; and Ilan Harpaz-Rotem, PhD, are co-authors of a study published in Depression & Anxiety that examines the prevalence and correlates of four courses of suicidal ideation among veterans receiving residential treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder.Source: Depression & Anxiety
Will COVID-19 Make The Decline Narrative Of Aging Worse?
Forbes First, there was OK Boomer, the pejorative meme mocking older people. Then came #boomerremover, the morbid catchphrase used by some millennials and GenZers as a shorthand for the coronavirus pandemic to describe the higher vulnerability of boomers, generally, to COVID-19.Source: Forbes
COVID-19 Right Now - 5.7.2020
Live weekly from the Yale School of Public Health. James Hamblin, MD, MPH, Lecturer in Health Policy and Management, is joined by Marney White, PhD, MS, Associate Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and Jacob Tebes, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology.