Columbia researchers have found that giving a small dose of ketamine one week before a psychologically traumatic event may help prevent post-traumatic stress disorder.
Children born to mothers who filled more than one SSRI prescription during pregnancy had a slightly greater risk of having a language disorder, a new study reported.
The short-term suicide risk in patients discharged from psychiatric hospitals is greatest for patients with depression, finds a study from Columbia Psychiatry.
A mood-stabilizing drug prescribed to many patients with schizophrenia or bipolar disorder may decrease negative symptoms for people with a certain variant of the COMT gene.
The antidepressant fluoxetine decreases bone density, but a new CUMC study suggests adding a beta-blocker to treatment can prevent the loss of bone.
Metformin reduces weight gain in children with autism who also take an antipsychotic, researchers at Columbia and other centers have found.