Read the latest news from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. The links below take you to articles where you can learn more about our faculty’s latest achievements, awards, and honors.
- 12/16/2013Teens who were heavy marijuana users -- smoking it daily for about three years -- had abnormal changes in their brain structures related to working memory and performed poorly on memory tasks, reports a new Northwestern Medicine® study.
- 07/22/2013Study Finds Oxytocin Strengthens Memories of Both Bad and Good Events
- The Radulovic lab establishes a link between oxytocin and fear in a publication in Nature Neuroscience07/22/2013
New Northwestern Medicine® research shows oxytocin also can cause emotional pain, an entirely new, darker identity for the hormone. - See more at: http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/stories/2013/07/the-love-hormone-is-two-faced.html#sthash.yB6ABSOQ.dpuf
The nation’s first clinical psychology internship track focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) health will launch this fall at Northwestern.
- 06/13/2013n a surprising new finding, a Northwestern Medicine® study has found a common molecular vulnerability in autism and fetal alcohol spectrum disorder. Both disorders have symptoms of social impairment and originate during brain development in utero.