Investigating the associations of acute psychedelic experiences and changes in racial trauma symptoms, psychological flexibility, and substance use among People with Racial and Ethnic Minoritized Identities in the United States and Canada
Angela Haeny, PhD, assistant professor of psychiatry, and a team of Yale Psychiatry researchers investigated the impact of psychedelics on substance use outcomes among people of color.
- April 10, 2023
Lisa Fucito, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry, and Kelly DeMartini, PhD, research scientist in psychiatry, have been awarded a $3.21 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism for the study, “Deep Phenotyping of Heavy Drinking in Young Adults with Behavioral Scales, Neuropsychological Tasks, and Smartphone Sensing Technology.”
- February 23, 2023
Yale Study: First Nicotine Product Tried Correlates With Current Product Use and Nicotine Dependence in YouthSource: Preventive Medicine
Young people who use smokeless tobacco as their first nicotine product may be more likely to try other nicotine products and develop nicotine dependence, according to a new study by Yale researchers. Patricia Simon, PhD, assistant professor adjunct of psychiatry, is the study's first author.
- February 21, 2022
Dr. Grace Kong shares her thoughts in honor of National Cancer Prevention Awareness Month
- December 22, 2021
Thomas McMahon, PhD reflects on his long career in mental health care and the lessons he has learned working with children and families across generations.
- September 15, 2021
As part of a new program introduced by the Center for Community Engagement and Health Equity (CEHE) at Yale Cancer Center, and in partnership with the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement (CARE), nine community members from New Haven joined five research groups at Yale Cancer Center for a 9-month Fellowship in 2021 to bring community perspectives to cancer research and to learn about cancer research at Yale.
- November 24, 2020
Yale GIM Fall Retreat Develops CHAMPions to Care for Patients Who Use Substances
- April 20, 2020
Cancer researcher Dr. Grace Kong hopes for understanding as people learn to work remotely during COVID-19
Dr. Grace Kong talks about working remotely during COVID-19
- February 28, 2020
E-cigarettes deliver their nicotine load into the lungs and include appealing flavors. Recent studies suggest that teenagers who would not otherwise have started smoking have been enticed back to tobacco products by e-cigarettes. Unfortunately, it takes years to see the consequences of any epidemic. "There's a huge uncontrolled experiment going on," said Stephanie O'Malley, PhD.
- December 18, 2019Source: Yale Medicine
A popular type of vaping device, called pod mods, look like USB drives and can even be charged via a laptop or USB port. Yale researchers in addiction medicine are concerned that teens may not know that they could be vaping with nicotine, a highly addictive drug.