Portnoy: Working With Perpetrators of Intimate Partner Violence
In addition to its toll on physical health and economic well-being, the pandemic has exposed the often overlooked crisis of intimate partner violence, writes Galina Portnoy, PhD, Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine.Source: Closler
Will COVID-19 Make Seasonal Affective Disorder Worse?
“I’m quite worried about how this winter will be for people who experience SAD. Most are already nervous about COVID-19. They will be indoors, and they won’t be exposed to the same amount of bright light,” says Paul Desan, MD, PhD, director of the Psychiatric Consultation Service at Yale New Haven Hospital.Source: Yale Medicine
Portnoy, Martino, Brandt to Develop New Intimate Partner Violence Center at VA Connecticut
Yale Psychiatry faculty Galina Portnoy, PhD, Associate Research Scientist, Steve Martino, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, and Cynthia Brandt, MD, MPH, Professor of Emergency Medicine, will lead the development of a new Intimate Partner Violence Center for Innovation and Research (IPV-CIR) at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System (VACHS).
Light Therapy Lamps Can Ease Seasonal Depression. Here’s What You Need to Know.
Paul Desan, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the Winter Depression Research Clinic at Yale School of Medicine, discusses why light therapy can assist people who suffer from seasonal affective disorder, or SAD.Source: The Washington Post
Calhoun Talks White Coats for Black Lives on the Fixing Healthcare Podcast
Amanda Calhoun, MD, MPH, Second-Year Resident in the Albert J. Solnit Integrated Child, Adolescent, and Adult Psychiatry Program, appeared on Episode 27 of the Fixing Healthcare podcast to discuss race relations in medicine.Source: Fixing Healthcare Podcast
Recovery from Past Suicide Attempts: Correlates of Time Since the Last Attempt in a National Sample of U.S. Adults
Tanner Bommersbach, MD, MPH, a third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Robert Rosenheck, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Health Policy, are the first and senior authors, respectively, of a paper in Journal of Affective Disorders that examines recovery from suicide attempts by studying individuals with prior suicide attempts and identifying correlates of time since the last attempt.Source: Journal of Affective Disorders
Who is AZA in your own words?
AZA Allsop, MD, PhD, is a First-Year Resident in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine. He is also a music artist with a burgeoning career, and co-founder of Renaissance Entertainment LLC, a company that operates at the intersection of art, science, and community building to drive culture.Source: Muzique Magazine
Rhee: Trends in Co-Prescribing of Opioids and Opioid Potentiators Among U.S. Adults, 2007–2018
Lead author Greg Rhee, PhD, Assistant Professor Adjunct in the Department of Psychiatry, explores trends in co-prescribing opioids and opioid potentiators among U.S. adults in a recent article published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.Source: American Journal of Preventive Medicine
Treatment with Genetically Altered Viruses Targets and Destroys Ovarian Cancer in Mice
Researchers have successfully eliminated chemotherapy-resistant ovarian cancer cells in mice using a single injection of two viruses genetically combined and altered to be safe, leading to long-term survival and demonstrating a potential breakthrough treatment for women.
Overcoming the Barriers to Resident Engagement in Quality Improvement Initiatives in Psychiatry
Thomas Mitchell, MD, third-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, and Luming Li, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, are the first and senior authors, respectively of the paper, "Overcoming the Barriers to Resident Engagement in Quality Improvement Initiatives in Psychiatry" published in Academic Psychiatry.Source: Academic Psychiatry
Crusto Receives Award for Distinguished Contribution to Diversity in Psychology
Cindy Crusto, PhD, Associate Professor and Deputy Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, is the 2020 recipient of the Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA) Award for Distinguished Contribution to Diversity in Psychology.
Systematic Review of Racial Disparities in Clozapine Prescribing
J. Corey Williams, MD, a graduate of the Yale Psychiatry Residency Program, collaborated with Cenk Tek, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Vinod Srihari, MD, Professor of Psychiatry to conduct a systematic review of published evidence on clozapine prescribing disparities across racial and ethnic categories.Source: Schizophrenia Research