Latest New York State Psychiatric Institute Stories

2013-09-25 23:26:46

A new way of treating anxiety disorders may soon be possible, thanks to research to be conducted by a Purchase College, SUNY professor and a neuropsychiatrist at the New York State Psychiatric Institute (NYSPI) of Columbia University. The research is made possible by just issued grants amounting to more than $500,000. Purchase, NY (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 A new way of treating anxiety disorders may soon be possible, thanks to research to be conducted by a Purchase College, SUNY...

2013-02-22 12:24:36

Pre-war vulnerability is just as important as combat-related trauma in predicting whether veterans´ symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) will be long-lasting, according to new research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Researcher Bruce Dohrenwend and colleagues at Columbia´s Mailman School of Public Health and the New York State Psychiatric Institute found that traumatic experiences during combat...

2012-01-27 14:13:22

According to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, people with mild depression may find benefits to taking antidepressants. Researchers analyzed data form six past studies done at the New York State Psychiatric Institute between 1985 and 2000. The studies included 825 patients with non-severe, long-lasting depression enrolled in trials that compared symptoms with antidepressant treatment versus a placebo. In three of the studies, the team found that patients taking...

2010-10-14 06:00:00

SEATTLE, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Omeros Corporation (Nasdaq: OMER) today announced that the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) has provided an additional grant to fund clinical studies for the Company's Addiction program. This grant, which is for a total of approximately $3.6 million to be paid over a four-year period in equal amounts, will fund direct and indirect costs of Phase 2 clinical studies to be conducted by researchers at the New York State Psychiatric Institute...

2009-09-08 07:15:21

Findings may help predict disease progression and provide opportunities for more targeted drug development to block mechanism In the first functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) study of its kind, neurologists and psychiatrists at Columbia University have identified an area of the brain involved in the earliest stages of schizophrenia and related psychotic disorders. Activity in this specific region of the hippocampus may help predict the onset of the disease, offering opportunities for...

2005-08-24 17:27:56

NEW YORK, NY, August 23, 2005 "“ An increasingly common method of heroin detoxification under general anesthesia is ineffective and unsafe, according to a study by psychiatrists at Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute at Columbia. The study, published in the August 24 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), is the first rigorously controlled trial to monitor all of the critical outcomes associated with the procedure, including...

2005-04-07 07:30:00

SSRIs boost serotonin levels on two fronts, study shows HealthDay News -- New research shows that the popular, and sometimes controversial, antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) boost serotonin levels on two fronts. The finding could explain why these medications often take weeks to work, the scientists report in the April 7 issue of Neuron. Apparently, SSRIs kick off a two-pronged process that puts serotonin levels back into balance. Serotonin is a brain...

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