Colloquium will unify knowledge about mental health across disciplines
The first-ever Yale Mental Health Colloquium will bring together leading scholars in the fields of architecture, business, economics, education, law, neuroscience, psychiatry, public health, social work, and technology for a half-day conversation on the topic.
Researchers evaluate economics of Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at Yale
Yale researchers have contributed to a paper published in The Journal of Mental Health Policy and Economics that studies the economic advantages to patients and third-party payers offered by the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) clinic at Yale.
Cahill, Srihari attend NIMH meeting to discuss building systems of care for early psychosis
John Cahill, MBBS, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medical Director of the STEP Clinic at Yale, and Vinod Srihari, MD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Program Director of STEP, participated as invited experts at a meeting hosted by the National Institute of Mental Health in September.
Pollard elected Chair of APHA's Mental Health Section
Jessica Pollard, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Director of the Specialized Treatment Early in Psychosis (STEP) Clinic based at the Connecticut Mental Health Center, has been elected Chair of the Mental Health Section of the American Public Health Association (APHA).
At STEP, early intervention is key
Specialized Treatment for Early Psychosis (STEP) is a multi-disciplinary outpatient clinic at the Connecticut Mental Health Center (CMHC) that seeks to provide comprehensive care for individuals early in the course of a psychotic illness. Director Vinod Srihari, MD and his research team are studying the effectiveness of STEP care against what researchers call "treatment as usual."
Powers Receives the Carol and Gene Ludwig Award for Early Career Research
Albert Powers, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Medical Director and Associate Director of the Yale PRIME Psychosis Risk Research Clinic, has received the Carol and Gene Ludwig Award for Early Career Research from the Carol and Gene Ludwig Family Foundation.
Physical activity changes during behavioral weight loss treatment by Latinx patients with obesity with and without binge eating disorder
"This study addresses several important areas that are underrepresented in the literature. Notably, this study focused on Spanish-speaking-only Latinx individuals who are underrepresented in treatment research on both binge-eating disorder and on obesity. Understanding the effects of existing treatments in culturally diverse samples is imperative so that treatments can be refined and effectively disseminated more broadly. Additionally, evaluating specific behavioral changes that are components of complex interventions may contribute to a better understanding of ways to enhance treatment outcomes and to guide more targeted dismantling studies," said Carlos Grilo, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Psychology and Director of the Program for Obesity Weight and Eating Research (POWER).Source: Obesity