Psychiatry and Behavior News

Religious coping’s impact on older adults with depressionDec 18, 2019
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Texas at Austin studied the effects of religious coping and its correlation with the treatment of psychotherapeutic depression in older adults.
Baylor experts to highlight autism research at symposiumDec 10, 2019
Experts from Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital will present their research at Bebo’s Angels and Driscoll Health Plan’s First Annual Autism Symposium, set for Jan. 11 in Weslaco, Texas.
Alzheimer’s disease and memory disorders during holidaysDec 9, 2019
Baylor College of Medicine experts have a few tips to help make this season as joyful as possible for those with memory disorders and their families.
Pack hand sanitizer, patience for healthy holiday travelNov 21, 2019
The most wonderful time of the year also is one of the most hectic times of the year. If you plan to travel this season, it is important to take precautions for your health. Experts from Baylor College of Medicine offer tips to ease your holiday travel.
Improving memory deficits in Down syndrome modelNov 14, 2019
A new study reports that the defects in a conserved stress pathway dubbed the ‘integrated stress response,’ or ISR, could explain the cognitive deficits in a mouse model of Down syndrome.
Evenings with Genetics discusses autism, genetic testing Nov 5, 2019
On Tuesday, Nov. 12, Evenings with Genetics will spotlight current knowledge regarding genetic testing for autism as well as new directions for research and clinical studies.
New partnership to provide mental health resources in schoolsNov 4, 2019
The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a $4 million grant to the City of Houston in partnership with Baylor College of Medicine to provide Houston-area students with mental health screenings and resources.
Annual Update on Alzheimer’s Disease Lecture at BaylorOct 21, 2019
Researchers are studying better ways to evaluate, diagnosis and treat Alzheimer’s Disease and will present the latest research for patients and caregivers at a free Nov. 6 lecture.
New therapeutic strategy may help PTEN mutation symptomsOct 21, 2019
A new study offers a potential new approach to therapy for children with mutations in PTEN who exhibit autism, macrocephaly (an abnormally large skull), intellectual disability and epilepsy.
Health Tips for the Playoff SeasonOct 14, 2019
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine have put together a list of quick health tips to help get you through nail-biting playoff games.