Psychiatry and Behavior News

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.
Coping with obsessive compulsive disorder during holidaysDec 6, 2017
While the holidays are a joyful time, they also can be stressful, especially for those who live with obsessive compulsive disorder. One Baylor College of Medicine expert discusses how to cope with OCD during the holidays.
Signs that someone is struggling with an addictionNov 27, 2017
Dr. Thomas Kosten discusses the signs that families can look out for that their loved one may be struggling with an addiction, which can be exacerbated during the holidays.
After Harvey: how to cope during the holiday season Nov 14, 2017
Dr. Asim Shah discusses the challenges of being displaced after Hurricane Harvey and how to overcome them during the holidays.
Signs that someone you know may have an eating disorderNov 9, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. Asim Shah explains what to watch out for when it comes to anorexia, bulimia and binge eating.
Experts offer tips to get you prepped for the World SeriesOct 26, 2017
Health tips from our experts to help you prepare for the World Series, whether you are watching the game from the stands or from the comfort of your own home.
Expert discusses importance of suicide preventionOct 25, 2017
Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. John Oldham discusses why it is essential to develop better suicide prevention methods.
Let kids dress to express themselves this Halloween Oct 3, 2017
Dr. Caroline Klemt discusses what families can do if their child chooses to dress in a costume that may not traditionally be worn for their gender.