Zachary M. Harvanek, MD, PhD; Nia Fogelman, PhD; Ke Xu, MD; and Rajita Sinha, PhD, are co-authors of a paper published in Translational Psychiatry on cumulative stress and its effects on accelerated epigenetic aging in middle-aged community individuals who do not have a medical illness.
- November 25, 2021Source: CNBC
Yale School of Public Health clinical psychologist Sarah Lowe speaks with CNBC about climate trauma and climate anxiety.
- November 17, 2021
Members of the Yale School of Medicine community tuned in virtually on November 3 for the Department of Pediatrics’ Endocrine/Obesity/Diabetes Symposium. The symposium is part of a series of events in honor of the department’s centennial.
- November 02, 2021
Dana Small, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry at Yale School of Medicine, will be one of four presidential keynote lecturers for the Society for Neuroscience’s 2021 annual meeting.
- October 13, 2021
NIH Funds $11.8 Million Research Center at Yale on Opioid Use Disorder, Opioid Misuse, and Chronic Pain
A team of researchers bridging the Yale Program in Addiction Medicine, the Yale Department of Psychiatry and the Yale School of Public Health were recently awarded an $11.8 million grant through the NIH Helping End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative. The grant will support the establishment of a research center to advance integrated treatments for chronic pain and opioid use disorder or opioid misuse.
- September 30, 2021
Physical activity changes during behavioral weight loss treatment by Latinx patients with obesity with and without binge eating disorderSource: Obesity
"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).
- September 27, 2021Source: Discover Magazine
Marc Potenza, MD, PhD, Professor of Psychiatry, in the Child Study Center and of Neuroscience, recently spoke with Discover Magazine about the impact of technology and screen time on cognitive function.
- September 17, 2021
Yale Researchers Document High Suicide Risk in People with Eating Disorders, Borderline Personality Disorder
Yale researchers have documented high suicide risk and attempts in people with eating disorders and borderline personality disorder.
- August 09, 2021Source: National Institute of Mental Health
On June 10, 2021, NIMH hosted a webinar on Gender Differences in Bipolar Disorder Across the Life Span Through an Intersectional Lens. The webinar provided an overview of bipolar disorder within the context of an intersectionality lens and highlight NIMH-funded research in this area with a focus on customizing combination therapeutic interventions for historically marginalized women and men who are at risk for or living with bipolar disorder.
- August 06, 2021
The complications will have serious, lifelong consequences. Many of these participants will need dialysis, while others will be blind. Their ability to work may be compromised, and the cost of keeping them alive may as much as triple.