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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.
Improve your nutrition, fitness in the new yearDec 30, 2013
Get the rundown of the College's best tips in fitness and nutrition from our experts.
Ketamine found to have rapid antidepressant effectsAug 28, 2013
Baylor led study confirms that ketamine has robust and rapid antidepressant effects.