Psychiatry and Behavior News

Research provides new understanding of Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease and opens path to treatmentOct 25, 2016
A team of scientists has discovered a driver in the development of Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and related diseases.
Baylor College of Medicine researcher and collaborators awarded grant through NIH BRAIN InitiativeOct 13, 2016
Dr. Wayne Goodman and his collaborators were awarded a grant to support research toward developing a new generation of deep brain stimulation (DBS) technology.
Baylor researchers receive grant from NIMH to develop drug to treat PTSD hyperarousalOct 10, 2016
A grant from the National Institute of Mental Health will be used to research and develop a drug that may mitigate hyperarousal in patients with PTSD.
Expert offers tips on how to keep calm when talking about politics Sep 27, 2016
Dr. James Lomax offers advice on having calm workplace discussions about politics during a divisive election season.
Anti-depressants may prevent onset of depression in patients with traumatic brain injuriesSep 14, 2016
A study by researchers from Baylor College of Medicine and the University of Iowa suggests that anti-depressants may not be useful when depression has already had its onset in patients with traumatic brain injuries.
Feel confident in your own skin, makeup freeSep 12, 2016
Going makeup free has its benefits – and its supporters, with many celebrities getting behind the new makeup free trend.
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.