Psychiatry and Behavior News

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.
Me Too: Starting a conversation about sexual assaultJan 3, 2018
Dr. Karen Lawson discusses how recent movements against sexual assault are helping to shed light on a difficult and little-discussed topic and may help victims on their healing journey.
The reason for the season: the importance of giving Dec 19, 2017
As the saying goes, it is better to give than to receive. This holiday season that message is especially important because the impacts of Hurricane Harvey are still being felt by many families.
It’s time to live in the momentDec 18, 2017
Have you ever unintentionally left your phone at home and wondered how you would get through the day? Dr. Jin Han explains why this might be a sign that you need to put down your phone more often.
Avoiding holiday family burnoutDec 7, 2017
The holidays often mean family time, but can you have too much of a good thing? Dr. Karen Lawson discusses what you can do to prevent experiencing family burnout.