A breakdown in the synchronized behavior of some neurons may produce schizophrenia symptoms, according to a new study of a mouse model of the disorder.
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.
Researchers from Columbia University Medical Center found that men had greater pain relief than women after smoking marijuana.
A P&S physician discusses her goals for the psychiatry profession and the future of suicide prevention.