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Volume 2 of The Perch, an arts and literary journal published by the Yale Program for Recovery and Community Health (PRCH), is now online. The publication presents a wide range of voices on mental health and recovery – both from established writers and from new, emerging authors and artists. View the issue: http://bit.ly/1FjLCXM
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Rajita Sinha, a professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale University, sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia.
An expert sorts through the effects of stress on memory, and its troubling relationship to dementia.
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One in four Connecticut high school students surveyed report having tried an e-cigarette, a Yale-led study has found. Among middle school students, 3.5% reported having tried e-cigarettes. Read more: http://ow.ly/FCe85
One in four Connecticut high school students surveyed report having tried an e-cigarette, a Yale-led study has found.
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VIDEO: A delegation of mental health professionals from Ukraine visited Yale in late August for a one-week training course before returning home with new techniques and approaches for treating patients.
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Yeah! Great stuff. Problems of victims of ghostly Maidan professional killers are solved by PhD of Yale. And THIS is a true and actual problem - nor a thousands of murdered people in the Eastern Ukraine. Wrong priorities for еven more disinformation.
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A Yale neuroscientist and psychiatry professor has developed an enrichment program that could help children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder stay on task and avoid getting distracted.
A new approach to treating attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder uses a combination of computer gaming and physical activity and is raising $1.1 million.
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Dr. Philip Corlett, assistant professor of psychiatry at Yale, contributes a guest post to The Scicurious Brain blog: "Sleight of Hand, Sleight of Mind: Illusions, Delusions and the Immune System"
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Following debate, the Connecticut Medical Marijuana Program Board of Physicians recommended expanding the list of conditions that make patients eligible to use medicinal marijuana. Drs. Deepak Cyril D'Souza and Godfrey Pearlson, both professors of psychiatry at Yale, are members of the Board. Read more: http://ow.ly/M1vr3
A back-and-forth disagreement between D'Souza on one side and Harris and the three other physicians on the panel occurred during an hourlong meeting Wednesday in which the board voted 3-1 to add amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and ulcerative colitis to the list of 14 eligible ailments. A 2-2 vote put the issue of Fabry disease, a genetic disorder that causes severe muscular pain and rashes that also kills blood capillaries, more into the hands of ...
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Problem gambling and obsessive-compulsive behaviors share genetic and behavioral links. Read more: http://t.co/bXVLOz0C9Z

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Dr. Ayana Jordan, a resident in psychiatry who has conducted research on the stigma surrounding mental illness and addiction in West Africa, is helping to organize a series of radio shows in Sierra Leone with the goal of dispelling Ebola myths and teaching listeners how to cope with stress and grief. Read more: http://t.co/QYlISmmzY0
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Howard Zonana, M.D., was honored at a reception at the American Medical Association's Interim Meeting in Washington, D.C. Zonana is retiring as medical director of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL).
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Low-income mothers who cannot afford diapers are also more likely to report symptoms of depression and anxiety. Read more: http://bit.ly/16tP2UJ
Low-income mothers who cannot afford diapers are also more likely to report symptoms of depression and anxiety, Yale University researchers write in the August issue of the journal Pediatrics.
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Samuel Wilkinson, one of our residents, has published a commentary regarding the link between cannabis use and the development of schizophrenia and related disorders. Read more: http://t.co/ROmVlpn5S8
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Yale Psychiatry is a world leader in patient care, research, and education.
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The Yale Department of Psychiatry is a world leader in patient care, research, and education. Our Department prides itself on its diverse and talented faculty, including a cadre of compassionate clinicians, inter-disciplinary teams of talented investigators, and numerous committed and dedicated teachers, as well as a network of able alumni that remain vital to our missions. As a Department, we not only provide the highest quality of patient care, but also lead the nation in discoveries that are transforming our understanding and treatment of mental illness.