New Research Confirms Lingering Mood Benefit of Psychedelics
The results of a field study of more than 1,200 people attending multi-day arts and music festivals in the United States and United Kingdom confirm previous laboratory research indicating that psychedelic substances enhance feelings of social connectedness and improve mental well-being, the authors say.
Picciotto to be Recognized with Marion Spencer Fay Award
The Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership of Drexel University College of Medicine will award its 2020 Marion Spencer Fay Award to Marina Picciotto, PhD, Charles B.G. Murphy Professor of Psychiatry and Professor in the Child Study Center, of Neuroscience and of Pharmacology at Yale School of Medicine.
Desai to be honored with early career award from American Psychological Association
Miraj Desai, PhD, Instructor at the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health at Yale School of Medicine, has been chosen to receive the Distinguished Early Career Contributions in Qualitative Inquiry Award from Division 5 of the American Psychological Association (Division of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods).
YJBM 2018-2019 Colloquium Series: "Top-down Regulation of Attention by Prefrontal Cortex: Dysfunction in Attention Disorders" on March 25
Dr. Amy Arnsten will speak from 2:30-3:30 p.m. on March 25th in BCMM 206/208 (295 Congress St.), delivering a lecture titled: "Top-down Regulation of Attention by Prefrontal Cortex: Dysfunction in Attention Disorders." Light refreshments will be provided.
Delphin-Rittmon to Remain Commissioner of DMHAS in Lamont Administration
Miriam E. Delphin-Rittmon, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School Medicine, will remain Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS) under the new administration of Governor Ned Lamont.
Driven exercise in the absence of binge eating: Implications for purging disorder
A study by Yale researchers Janet Lydecker, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, and Carlos Grilo, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, compared people who reported regular driven exercise in the absence of binge eating with people who reported regular vomiting/laxative misuse in the absence of binge eating.
Ponce presented with 2018 Friend of the Association of Psychology Training Clinics award
Allison Ponce, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, was presented with the 2018 Friend of the Association of Psychology Training Clinics (APTC) award at the American Psychological Association (APA) annual convention in San Francisco in August.
Marriage of imaging and genetics opens new view of brain function
Neuroimaging has revolutionized the study of the brain, but can provide no information about what is actually happening at molecular level in humans. Scientists at Yale have developed new approaches to link gene expression patterns to brain signals captured by imaging.