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Psychiatry

The Psychiatry Department has built a history of clinical care, education and training for more than a century. Physicians serve the complete continuum of psychological conditions, including anxiety and depression, catering treatments to the severity of each patient’s illness. Faculty provides personalized care in a wide variety of specialized outpatient programs and clinics. Department research has launched significant initiatives, including through the Weill Cornell Institute of Geriatric Psychiatry, which aims to reduce the burden of late- and mid-life mood disorders. Students can take advantage of a variety of education and training programs, from a child and adolescent fellowship to a general psychiatry residency.  

News

Supporting Children’s Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020

While most states have closed schools and made social distancing a priority to address the COVID-19  pandemic, parents may be wondering how they can help their children cope with...
The COVID-19 Crisis: How to Cope with Fear and Social Isolation

March 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought multiple and sudden mental health stresses upon Americans en masse: isolation because of social distancing, the need to telecommute and care for...
Recognizing Safety Signals May Reduce Fear and Anxiety

February 5, 2020

Learning to associate distinct signals with safety has been shown by researchers to reduce fear and anxiety