Child Psychiatrist Ninivaggi Publishes Book on Mindfulness
"Learned Mindfulness: Physician Engagement and M.D. Wellness" discusses the original technique of "Learned Mindfulness" developed by Ninivaggi to combat stress and burnout. In this book, Ninivaggi uses his Integrity Mindfulness model as a tool to manage stress, prevent burnout, and broaden quality of life, ultimately promoting well-being.
Gupta, Cahill, Miller Co-author Book 'Deprescribing in Psychiatry'
Swapnil Gupta, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; John Cahill, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry; and Rebecca Miller, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry are co-authors of “Deprescribing in Psychiatry,” the first book to present considerations for prescribers on how to decrease or discontinue psychiatric medications in a systematic, holistic way.
Advances in Head and Neck Cancers Outlined in New Book
Yale Cancer Center announces the publication of Molecular Determinants of Head and Neck Cancer, 2nd Edition, edited by Barbara Burtness, MD, medical oncologist at YCC and Erica Golemis, PhD, deputy chief science officer at Fox Chase Cancer Center.
The Taste Of Wine Isn't All In Your Head, But Your Brain Sure Helps
If you've ever wondered how many muscles there are in the tongue, if a high-fat diet can affect the perception of wine, or if it's possible to experience the full flavor of a wine that's been spat out, Yale's Gordon Shepherd has answers. NPR spoke to Shepherd about his new book, Neuroenology: How the Brain Creates the Taste of Wine. Our interview has been condensed and edited.Source: NPR (The Salt)
Chambers publishers textbook for integrated addiction and mental health treatment system
R. Andrew "Andy” Chambers, MD, a 2000 graduate of the Yale Department of Psychiatry Residency and Neuroscience Training Program, and Basic Science Fellowship in Addictions in 2002, has published “The 2 x 4 Model: A Neuroscience-based Blueprint for the Modern Integrated Addiction and Mental Health Treatment System.”
New Faculty Book: Statistical Methods in Psychiatry and Related Fields
Ralitza Gueorguieva, Ph.D., a senior research scientist in the Department of Biostatistics at the Yale School of Public Health, spent more than two years writing a book on statistical models for correlated data analysis. The book, Statistical Methods in Psychiatry and Related Fields, is being published by CRC Press this month.
Wasser, 17 former and current forensic trainees contribute to 'Psychiatry and the Law: Basic Principles'
Seventeen former and current Yale Department of Psychiatry trainees contributed to a book edited by Tobias Wasser, MD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, that serves as an introductory text identifying the legal and ethical issues that arise at the intersection of the mental health and judicial and criminal justice systems.
Melinda L. Irwin Selected as Yale Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award Winner
The leadership of Yale Cancer Center has selected Melinda L. Irwin, PhD, MPH, Associate Director for Population Sciences and Professor of Epidemiology, as the first recipient of the Yale Class of 1961 Cancer Research Award.
New vaccine strategy better protects high-risk cancer patients from flu
Yale Cancer Center researchers have developed a vaccine strategy that reduces the risk of flu infections in cancer patients at highest risk for influenza. The findings were presented December 6, 2015 at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Hematology in Orlando, FL.