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What you can do right now to improve your moodJun 3, 2015
The blues, a funk or a bad mood – whatever you want to call it – it’s is not an uncommon feeling, but according to an expert at Baylor College of Medicine, it’s how you react to it that matters.
Stanford psychiatry chair to speak at Baylor College of MedicineApr 1, 2015
Dr. Laura Roberts, chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry and deliver a lecture April 15.
Grant funds anxiety intervention in older adultsSep 23, 2014
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have received $2.1 million for a research project focusing on identifying and providing interventions for anxiety in older adults.
More mental health screening, treatment resources for people with diabetes neededJul 10, 2014
Baylor professor authors JAMA commentary citing a critical need for more mental health screening and treatment resources for people with diabetes.
Cocaine vaccine makes significant strides but does not decrease overall cocaine useMay 6, 2014
New study led by Baylor shows significant progress in developing a vaccine for cocaine addiction.
Psychiatry award winner to speak on stress, support, cancer survivalApr 16, 2014
Dr. David Spiegel, Wilson Professor and associate chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry and deliver a lecture at Baylor.
Volunteers needed for postpartum depression studyApr 14, 2014
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women are recruiting volunteers for a study on how the natural hormone oxytocin affects the relationship between mothers and their infants.
Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamineMar 27, 2014
A low dose of the anesthetic ketamine helped to rapidly relieve suicidal thoughts in treatment resistant depression patients.
Yudofsky honored with inaugural neuropsychiatry awardMar 7, 2014
Dr. Stuart C. Yudofsky received the inaugural Gary J. Tucker M.D. Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neuropsychiatry. It is the American Neuropsychiatric Association's highest honor.
Self-care can be first step in mental health careFeb 5, 2014
Baylor expert says lifestyle factors and basic principles of self-care are an important step in caring for your mental health.