Psychiatry and Behavior News

Children should stay socially active during summer vacationJun 13, 2018
Dr. Jin Han discusses why it is important for children to remain socially active during summer.
Partnership gala raises more than $2.7M for mental health Apr 25, 2018
The Partnership for Baylor College of Medicine’s 2018 gala, “Texas on My Mind,” celebrated Baylor’s 75 years in Houston and raised more than $2.7 million to support mental health programs.
How to manage emotional rollercoaster of infertility Apr 18, 2018
Dr. Sohye Kim offers advice on how to handle the emotional effects of infertility.
Study shows 2016 election triggered OCD-like symptoms in some individualsApr 10, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that many people have experienced an increase in symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder since the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
Tips for students on how to avoid burnoutApr 5, 2018
Between school, homework and extracurricular activities, it can be hard for students to balance all of their responsibilities, which can lead to a feeling of being burned out. Dr. Karen Lawson gives her tips on how students can avoid feeling this way.
Grant to support post-Harvey behavioral health servicesMar 29, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine recently was awarded a $2.6 million grant by the Greater Houston Community Foundation’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to provide behavioral health services for those who have been impacted by Harvey.
How to improve your body confidence Feb 28, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale gives her tips on how to achieve a positive self-image.
BRAIN grant funds study of neurocircuitry of depressionFeb 9, 2018
Two Baylor physicians have been awarded an $8.5 million grant to work toward a better understanding of the neurocircuitry of depression.
Coping with loss on Valentine’s DayFeb 6, 2018
Valentine’s Day is a special day meant to show those you love most that you care about them, but for some this day could trigger feelings of grief because their loved one has passed away. 
Why do we root for the underdog?Jan 25, 2018
Dr. Asim Shah explores why we often root for the underdog when enjoying sporting events.