Columbia researchers show through mouse models that a pharmaceutical agent may have value as a prophylactic against stress-induced psychiatric disorders.
The number of young people in the U.S. with mental health problems has decreased, yet the most seriously ill still fail to get the treatment they need.
In addition to its many physical health benefits, aerobic exercise training has the potential to improve cognitive functioning in individuals with schizophrenia.
Four P&S physicians—Joy Vink, Nasir Naqvi, Max O'Donnell, and Sameer Sheth—have been named 2015 Gerstner Scholars.
Columbia’s psychiatry chair Jeffrey Lieberman, MD, discusses his new book, “Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychiatry.”
Using PET imaging, researchers have found that patients with schizophrenia have reduced levels of dopamine in their frontal cortex.