Yale Researchers Measure Ketamine's Effects on a Glutamate Receptor
Sophie Holmes, PhD, Associate Research Scientist in Psychiatry, and Irina Esterlis, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, are the first and senior authors, respectively, of a study published in Journal of Cerebral Blood Flow & Metabolism that measured the effects of the anesthetic ketamine on a glutamate receptor.
Evaluating Maritime Odyssey Preschool’s early STEM education model
Maritime Odyssey Preschool is a STEM-focused early childhood education program in Norwalk that was founded in 2016 by Odyssey Learning, Inc. and The Maritime Aquarium. Over the past two years, PEER has worked with these organizations to develop a logic model for the preschool’s early STEM education approach and design a preliminary evaluation.
Rape Survivors Seeking Asylum Have to Prove the Rape Happened or be Deported
Reena Kapoor, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, was interviewed by Vice for a story about asylum seekers who have to prove their were sexually assaulted or risk being deported back to the place where the violence occurred.
Krystal Member of Expert Panel at CINP International Meeting
John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research, Professor of Psychiatry, Neuroscience and Psychology, and Chair of the Yale Department of Psychiatry, was among four expert panelists who spoke on videos recorded at The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) 2019 International Meeting in Athens on October 3-5, 2019.
BBRF Honors Krystal with 2019 Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research
The Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) has awarded its 2019 Colvin Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research to John H. Krystal, MD, Robert L. McNeil, Jr. Professor of Translational Research and Professor of Psychiatry and of Neuroscience at Yale School of Medicine.
Yale Imaging and Psychopharmacology Lab Publishes Articles in Molecular Psychiatry, Biological Psychiatry CNNI
Yale School of Medicine's Yale Imaging and Psychopharmacology Lab, directed by neuroscientist Sarah Yip, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, has published research articles in Molecular Psychiatry and Biological Psychiatry: Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuroimaging.
Editorial: Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor Use During Pregnancy—Associated With But Not Causative of Autism in Offspring
José M. Flores, MD, PhD, MPH, a fourth-year resident in the Yale Department of Psychiatry, is the first author of an editorial published in JAMA Psychiatry that emphasizes that an association found between selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and autism is due to confounding by indication, a source of bias.
Yale Study: Connecticut Overdose Deaths Have More Than Doubled Since 2012
Greg Rhee, PhD, MSW, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Robert Rosenheck, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Health Policy, are co-authors of a paper published in Drug and Alcohol Dependence that found the rate of drug overdose deaths in Connecticut has more than doubled since 2012.
VA Study Seeks to Understand Burnout
Yale researchers sought to understand levels of job burnout among mental health staff. In a study published in the Community Mental Health Journal on Oct. 5, they examined the mental health states of staffers working at the Connecticut Veterans Affairs Errera Community Care Center, or ECCC. The researchers found that among this group, feelings of accomplishment can coexist with negative experiences of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization. Among the authors were Jack Tsai, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, and Anne Klee, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry.