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).
Brain Biomarkers Identify Those at Risk of Severe PTSD Symptoms
Using sophisticated computational tools, researchers at Yale University and the Icahn School of Medicine have discovered biomarkers that may explain why symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can be so severe for some people and not for others.
Pain and modifiable risk factors among overweight veterans who seek to lose weight
Robin Masheb, PhD, Senior Research Scientist in Psychiatry and Director of the Veterans Initiative for Eating and Weight at the VA Connecticut Healthcare System, is the senior author of a paper published in Appetite that examines the relationship between pain and and modifiable risk factors among overweight veterans who seek to lose weight.
Yale researchers receive federal grants to study pain management in veterans, active military members
Three Yale and VA Connecticut Healthcare System research teams have been awarded federal grants as part of a multi-year study of how to manage chronic pain in veterans and active military members without the use of drugs.
'Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice' -- Just do it
Bachaar Arnaout, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, is co-editor of the book, "Motivational Interviewing for Clinical Practice." He and co-authors Carla Marienfeld, MD, and Petros Levounis, MD, speak about the practice of motivational interviewing in Psychiatric News.Source: Psychiatric News
Pietrzak, colleagues receive 2016 Nelson Butters Award
Robert Pietrzak, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Yale, and his colleagues affiliated with the Australian Imaging, Biomarkers and Lifestyle Study are recipients of the 2016 Nelson Butters Award for Research Contributions to Clinical Neuropsychology from the U.S.-based National Academy of Neuropsychology.
VA and non-VA hospitals similar in quality, study shows
The Veterans Affairs (VA) health system fares slightly better than other hospitals when it comes to lower mortality rates among older men with heart attack, heart failure, or pneumonia, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers.
Wasser presents Yale quality improvement plan to state providers
Tobias Wasser, MD, a Yale public psychiatry fellow, was invited to a meeting of the Western Connecticut Mental Health Network on February 3 in Waterbury to explain details of a quality improvement program used by the Yale Department of Psychiatry.