Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center and New York State Psychiatric Institute found that those who began smoking recently are more likely to have a psychiatric or substance use disorders than those who began smoking previously.
Columbia Psychiatry researchers have identified what they think may be a mechanism underlying the development of compulsive behaviors. The finding suggests possible approaches to treating or preventing certain characteristics of OCD.
Excess glutamate in the brain may spur psychosis in those at risk for schizophrenia, report CUMC investigators in a study published in Neuron.
A new program at CUMC has been established to improve the health and well-being of LGBT individuals.
What if suicide isn’t really a choice? What if it’s a disease?