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.
Herbert Meltzer, MD, professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Pharmacology and Physiology, has been chosen to receive a Pioneer in Psychopharmacology Award from the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology.
Smartphone conversational agents like Apple’s Siri respond to questions about health crises inconsistently and incompletely, according to a recent study.
Genetic factors and the environment cause depression via different molecular pathways in rats, according a new Northwestern Medicine study.
SchizConnect, the first neuroimaging meta-database dedicated to clinical schizophrenia research, will allow scientists to see broader results across many more subjects than ever before.
Northwestern Medicine scientists received a five-year, $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to determine the optimal drug doses for treating pregnant women with depression.
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered for the first time the neurotransmitter pathways that allow stressful fear-related memories become consciously inaccessible.
Scientists at Northwestern University are using a novel dimensional method for distinguishing misbehavior that is expectable in early childhood versus that which is cause for clinical concern.
Time spent on smartphones and GPS location sensor data can help detect depression, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.
A collaborative study that included Northwestern Medicine scientists has identified structural brain abnormalities in patients with schizophrenia, helping further understanding of the mental disorder.
Genetic mutations that cause neuropsychiatric disorders may make synapses smaller and weaker, according to a new Northwestern Medicine study.