Psychiatry and Behavior News

Study to investigate connection between antibiotic use and autism symptomsDec 1, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine is launching a study that will investigate why some children with autism spectrum disorder experience changes in their autism symptoms when taking antibiotics.
Expert offers tips on managing anxiety during crowded holiday shopping Nov 30, 2016
Dr. John Oldham offers his tips on how to manage anxiety in large holiday shopping crowds.
Expert offers tips on how to manage election season stress Nov 1, 2016
Dr. Asim Shah warns that worrying about politics can lead to election stress disorder and offers tips on how to manage election season stress.
Meet the new experts at this year’s Update on Alzheimer’s lectureOct 27, 2016
The annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture will feature two new directors from the Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorders Center at Baylor College of Medicine.
Research provides new understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and opens path to treatmentOct 25, 2016
A team of scientists has discovered a driver in the development of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Baylor College of Medicine researcher and collaborators awarded grant through NIH BRAIN InitiativeOct 13, 2016
Dr. Wayne Goodman and his collaborators were awarded a grant to support research toward developing a new generation of deep brain stimulation (DBS) technology.
Baylor researchers receive grant from NIMH to develop drug to treat PTSD hyperarousalOct 10, 2016
A grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will be used to research and develop a drug that may mitigate hyperarousal in patients with PTSD.
Expert offers tips on how to keep calm when talking about politics Sep 27, 2016
Dr. James Lomax offers advice on having calm workplace discussions about politics during a divisive election season.
Anti-depressants may prevent onset of depression in patients with traumatic brain injuriesSep 14, 2016
A study by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Iowa suggests that anti-depressants may not be useful when depression has already had its onset in patients with traumatic brain injuries.
Feel confident in your own skin, makeup freeSep 12, 2016
Going makeup free has its benefits – and its supporters, with many celebrities getting behind the new makeup free trend.