Psychiatry and Behavior News

Expert gives tips on how to prevent summer brain drainJul 6, 2017
Summer is a time when most students are able to relax and have fun away from the classroom, but it also can be a time when important lessons learned during the year are forgotten.
Expert discusses common OCD misconceptionsJun 27, 2017
Dr. Elizabeth McIngvale discusses common misconceptions about obsessive compulsive disorder and gives her advice on the best treatment options for OCD.
Mind and Body: Combining mental and physical health improves outcomes for primary care patientsJun 20, 2017
It is often thought that primary care clinics are only able to help with physical health challenges, but a new study shows that this may not be the case.
Expert offers tips on dealing with post-graduation anxiety May 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Karen Lawson offers her tips on how to successfully transition to a postcollege life.
Expert discusses the use of online therapy sitesApr 11, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine's Dr. John Oldham cautions that online therapists and therapy websites may not be as beneficial as they seem.
Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Thomas InselApr 10, 2017
Dr. Thomas Insel, a distinguished neuroscientist and psychiatrist and leader of the mental health team at the life sciences research organization Verily, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
Landmark autism genetic study seeking participantsMar 28, 2017
Families affected by autism are invited to a special on-site registration and data collection event for the nation’s largest-ever autism research study. 
Expert discusses the science of commitment Feb 13, 2017
Dr. James Bray offers tips for maintaining a successful relationship. 
Expert explains importance of respecting other cultures Jan 30, 2017
Dr. Asim Shah offers tips on how people can learn more about different cultures.
Bipolar disorder and epilepsy linked to turning down an inhibitory switch in brain circuits Jan 3, 2017
Researchers have shown a link between epilepsy and how a gene associated with bipolar disorder controls the balance between brain excitation and inhibition.