Prenatal exposure to maternal fever during the second trimester raised odds of autism spectrum disorder by 40 percent, Mailman researchers found.
The Chapman Perelman Foundation has contributed $1 million to Columbia Psychiatry to expand an initiative that provides mental health services to victims of domestic violence.
Columbia researchers have found that psychiatric brain imaging studies often exclude many of the people who are living with these disorders.
Among pregnant women, the prevalence of past-month marijuana use increased from 2.4 percent in 2002 to 3.9 percent in 2014, researchers from Columbia Psychiatry found.
Columbia research finds that people with schizophrenia who have difficulty hearing subtle changes in pitch may be helped with auditory training and a drug targeting NMDA receptors.
Major depression is increasing in young people, particularly among adolescents and girls, a new study has found.