Psychiatry and Behavior News

Volunteers needed for postpartum depression studyApr 14, 2014
Experts at Baylor College of Medicine and the Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women are recruiting volunteers for a study on how the natural hormone oxytocin affects the relationship between mothers and their infants.
Researchers find anti-suicidal properties of ketamineMar 27, 2014
A low dose of the anesthetic ketamine helped to rapidly relieve suicidal thoughts in treatment resistant depression patients.
Yudofsky honored with inaugural neuropsychiatry awardMar 7, 2014
Dr. Stuart C. Yudofsky received the inaugural Gary J. Tucker M.D. Award for Lifetime Achievement in Neuropsychiatry. It is the American Neuropsychiatric Association's highest honor.
Self-care can be first step in mental health careFeb 5, 2014
Baylor expert says lifestyle factors and basic principles of self-care are an important step in caring for your mental health.
Improve your nutrition, fitness in the new yearDec 30, 2013
Get the rundown of the College's best tips in fitness and nutrition from our experts.
Ketamine found to have rapid antidepressant effectsAug 28, 2013
Baylor led study confirms that ketamine has robust and rapid antidepressant effects.
Start of school year doesn’t have to be stressfulAug 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine doctor offers tips on how to help your child cope with the start of the school year.
Preparations help children, parents transition into new school yearAug 9, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine expert offers tips to cut down on stress in the new school year for parents.
Volunteers needed for PTSD, depression studiesMay 20, 2013
Baylor College of Medicine researchers are seeking volunteers for a study about the effectiveness of a new drug for the treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in women and a study about the efficacy of a medication in Treatment Resistant Depression.
Defeat fear of flying with behavior therapyApr 30, 2013
People who are afraid of flying often think too much about the possibility of the negative rather than the probability, which is very low.