Studies indicate that people whose brains are “wired” for resilience can also receive training that further fortifies them against psychiatric trauma.
Virtual, augmented, and blended reality have clinical applications for treatment of the visually impaired. Now, those applications are making their way into the classroom at YSM.
A look at the state of mental health and its inverse, mental illness, from prominent Yale School of Medicine faculty and researchers from the departments of psychiatry and neuroscience.
The line between mental illness and genius has long been known to be razor-thin. Yale researchers stumbled upon evidence of this fragile boundary while researching auditory hallucinations in schizophrenia.
Researchers provide insights into the biological profiles of the underlying risk of substance use relapse, while treatment methods offer patients new options.
Trials offering ketamine doses to patients suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder give some veterans hope that they can live a normal life.
How a Yale scientist is looking for painkillers that target sodium channels, not opioid receptors
Clinicians at the Child Study Center worked with experts in genetics, neuroimaging, and eye tracking to understand what causes childhood disintegrative disorder, a rare form of autism.
How two years in Africa steered Kelsey Martin, Ph.D. ’91, M.D. ’92, from a career in literature to a life studying molecular connections in the brain
Different memories reside in different parts of the brain, and neuroscientists are still trying to find out where our brains store some memories.
Misplaced keys and forgotten appointments are among the episodic memories that are lost to Alzheimer disease. Yale clinicians and scientists are looking for new ways to predict the disease and find a treatment.