Meeting the Mental Health Challenge in School and at Home
Amber W. Childs, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, spoke to The New York Times for a story about efforts to help students who are struggling with the toll the last two-and-a-half years has taken on their mental health.Source: The New York Times
Dr. John Krystal — All Things Ketamine
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry, of Neuroscience, and of Psychology and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, recently discussed his groundbreaking research into the drug ketamine on the Tim Ferriss Show.Source: The Tim Ferriss Show
Why A Psychiatric Researcher Says, ‘America Is Becoming A Justice-Addicted Nation’
James Kimmel Jr., JD, lecturer in psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, researches revenge cravings, justice addiction, violence prevention, and mental health. Kimmel told Dr. Phil that violence is up across the country because “America is becoming a justice addicted nation.”Source: Yahoo!
Levels of Stress, Anxiety and Sadness Among Women Are at a 10-Year High, Survey Shows
Sofia Noori, MD, MPH, clinical instructor in psychiatry, spoke to USA Today about a new report that shows levels of stress, anxiety, worry, sadness, and anger among women worldwide are at a 10-year high.Source: USA Today
Computer-Assisted CBT May Help Alleviate Depression
Brian Kiluk, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, spoke to Psychiatric News about a study in JAMA Network Open that indicates patients being treated for depression by their primary care doctor may benefit from participating in a 12-week computer program that teaches cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) skills.Source: Psychiatric News
Moderating the Relationship Between Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s Disease and Symptoms of PTSD
Alexandra Fuss, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, is first author of a paper in Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology that examines whether inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients endorse clinically significant symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and tests whether remission status and remission expectations effectively moderate the relationship between endorsements of PTSD symptoms and aspects of IBD.Source: Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology
How to Talk to a Friend Who Has Lost Someone to Suicide
Hilary Blumberg, MD, John and Hope Furth Professor of Psychiatric Neuroscience and Professor of Psychiatry, and in the Child Study Center and of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, spoke to Verywell Mind about the importance of spending time with a friend if they have lost someone to suicide.Source: Verywell Mind
Job Seekers Receive Help from Bell's Virtual Reality Job Interview Training Program
A new paper published in Psychiatric Services and co-authored by Morris Bell, PhD, professor emeritus and senior research scientist in psychiatry, reveals that a virtual reality interview program does provide strong support for people seeking employment.
Polimanti Receives NIMH Grant To Study Internalizing Disorders, COVID-19
Renato Polimanti, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, has received a 3-year grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to evaluate the association of internalizing disorders with the risk, onset, and vulnerability of COVID-19.
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Suicidal Behavior and Mental Health Service Use Among US adults, 2009–2020
Tanner Bommersbach, MD, MPH; Robert Rosenheck, MD; and Greg Rhee, PhD, are co-authors of a paper in Cambridge University Press that studied the racial/ethnic differences in precursors to suicide among adults in the United States.Source: Cambridge University Press
Systematic Review: The Relationship Between Religion, Spirituality and Mental Health in Adolescents who Identify as Transgender
Ruby Lekwauwa, MD, assistant professor of clinical psychiatry, is first author of a paper in Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health that reviews the relationship between religion, spirituality, and mental health in transgender youth.Source: Journal of Gay & Lesbian Mental Health
Ketamine infusions improve symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation, study says
People who got intravenous ketamine at three private ketamine infusion clinics had "significant improvement" in symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation, according to a new study by Gerard Sanacora, PhD, MD George D. and Esther S. Gross Professor of Psychiatry, published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry.Source: CNN