Psychiatry and Behavior News

Therapy available for victims of Hurricane HarveyFeb 28, 2019
Project HEART is offering free home-based tele-mental health services to adults ages 18 and up in the Golden Triangle region, which were severely impacted by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath.
Researchers: tool can identify human trafficking victimsFeb 19, 2019
Researchers report a screening tool designed specifically to assess for human trafficking was more likely to identify sexual and labor exploitation of youth than a commonly used psychosocial assessment.
Unexpected link found between feeding, memory brain areasJan 22, 2019
The search for a mechanism that could explain how the protein complex NCOR1/2 regulates memory has revealed an unexpected connection between the feeding and the memory centers of the brain.
How to live your life to the fullestJan 9, 2019
Dr. Karen Lawson gives her advice on what it can mean to live your life to its full potential. 
Volunteers needed for Alzheimer’s researchDec 11, 2018
Researchers are seeking clinical trial volunteers for new Alzheimer’s disease prevention and treatment studies.
Researchers seek new approach for youth with autism, anxietyNov 15, 2018
Researchers from Baylor College of Medicine are working on developing a flexible, parent-led cognitive-behavioral intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and anxiety.
How to end an unhealthy relationship Nov 14, 2018
Our relationships with people are an essential part of life. But some relationships may be toxic, and Dr. Karen Lawson discusses the importance of being able to end an unhealthy relationship.
Baylor hosts Update on Alzheimer’s Disease lectureOct 26, 2018
Experts will present the latest in research and information for patients and caregivers at the annual “Update on Alzheimer’s Disease” lecture Nov. 8.
Volunteers needed for obsessive compulsive disorder studyOct 9, 2018
Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting men and women between the ages of 18 and 65 who have been diagnosed with obsessive compulsive disorder and are not satisfied with their current serotonin-blocking, or SSRI, medication.
The reason you can’t keep a secretSep 25, 2018
"Don’t tell anyone” is likely a phrase you have heard before or after someone tells you a secret. But why is it so hard to not spill the beans?