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Yale Psychiatry is a world leader in patient care, research, and education.
Yale Psychiatry is a world leader in patient care, research, and education.

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Psychologist’s memoir is a tale of misdiagnosis, mistreatment, and healing

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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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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

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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.

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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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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

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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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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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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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