Psychiatry and Behavior News

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.
Activating dopamine neurons could turn off binge-like eating behaviorAug 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 MedicineJul 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 seasonJun 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 miceJun 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 DayJun 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, educationMay 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 underwayApr 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 KoganMar 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.