Psychiatry and Behavior News

Stay calm and drive on: Tips to manage road rageAug 16, 2016
While traffic can be extremely irritating, it is important to keep calm and avoid a road rage situation, according to Dr. Asim Shah.
Parents can empower kids to make healthy lunch choices this school yearAug 10, 2016
Because packing a lunch is not always an option, our expert offers advice to parents on how to talk to kids about making healthy choices in the cafeteria line.
Win or lose: athletes should be prepared to face outcomeAug 10, 2016
Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on being prepared for negative feelings following an athletic loss.
The health risks of doping Aug 8, 2016
Dr. Thomas Kosten examines the effects of doping and discusses why doping is an important issue to address.
Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behaviorAug 5, 2016
Researchers found that certain neural circuits have the ability to inhibit binge-like eating behavior in mice.
Goodman named chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Baylor College of MedicineJul 28, 2016
Dr. Wayne Goodman has been named to lead the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
Helping breast cancer patients discover body confidence during swimsuit seasonJun 29, 2016
Swimsuit season can be particularly tough for some women undergoing breast cancer treatment, or who have had reconstructive surgery. 
Single species of gut bacteria can reverse autism-related social behavior in miceJun 16, 2016
The absence of one specific species of gut bacteria causes social deficits in mice, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report.
Coping with grief on Father’s DayJun 16, 2016
An expert at Baylor College of Medicine offers his advice on dealing with the grief that may come with Father’s Day for those who have lost a father or a child.
Baylor faculty honored for excellence in teaching, educationMay 26, 2016
Baylor College of Medicine faculty members selected as outstanding educators for 2016 were honored at the Medical Education Awards Ceremony.