Psychiatry and Behavior News

Managing anxiety during a global pandemicMar 18, 2020
Dr. Asim Shah sheds light on how to cope with stress and anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic.
Maintaining your child’s relationship with foodFeb 19, 2020
Whether a parent or child has an eating disorder or a complicated relationship with food, it is important to understand the psychological influence eating patterns have on children.
Clinical trial recruiting for OCD investigational medicationJan 22, 2020
Researchers at the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine are conducting a clinical trial of an investigational medication for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), compared to a placebo.
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.