Psychiatry and Behavior News
Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behavior Aug 5, 2016 Researchers found that certain neural circuits have the ability to inhibit binge-like eating behavior in mice.
Goodman named chair of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Baylor College of Medicine Jul 28, 2016 Dr. Wayne Goodman has been named to lead the Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine.
Helping breast cancer patients discover body confidence during swimsuit season Jun 29, 2016 Swimsuit season can be particularly tough for some women undergoing breast cancer treatment, or who have had reconstructive surgery.
Single species of gut bacteria can reverse autism-related social behavior in mice Jun 16, 2016 The absence of one specific species of gut bacteria causes social deficits in mice, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report.
Coping with grief on Father’s Day Jun 16, 2016 An expert at Baylor College of Medicine offers his advice on dealing with the grief that may come with Father’s Day for those who have lost a father or a child.
Baylor faculty honored for excellence in teaching, education May 26, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine faculty members selected as outstanding educators for 2016 were honored at the Medical Education Awards Ceremony.
Largest-ever U.S. autism research study underway Apr 21, 2016 Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are part of an autism research initiative to advance the understanding of the causes of this condition.
Eighth Annual Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry honors Dr. Richard Kogan Mar 29, 2016 Dr. Richard Kogan, clinical professor of psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College and artistic director of the Weill Cornell Music and Medicine Program, will receive this year’s Joan and Stanford Alexander Award in Psychiatry.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year – or is it? Coping advice from an expert Dec 21, 2015 Holidays are infrequent occasions, and they bring people face-to-face with problems or circumstances not normally encountered during the rest of the year. Dr. James Bray offers advice to reduce stress.
Volunteers needed for study on depression and gut function Dec 11, 2015 Baylor College of Medicine is recruiting volunteers for a study to understand how depression and gut function may be related in youth.