Clinicians and researchers from across the campus of The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are discovering breakthroughs in diagnosing and treating neurobehavioral disorders. UTHealth is home to the UT Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders and the Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, which is funded by the National Institute on Drug Abuse, part of the National Institutes of Health.
The UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center delivers a comprehensive program of psychiatric and psychosocial services to more than 6,100 inpatient admissions and 14,000 outpatient visits annually. Read more about how UTHealth is making a difference.
UTHealth’s Harper named president-elect of Texas psychiatric physicians group
R. Andrew Harper, M.D., professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), has been named president of the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians.Continue reading »
UTHealth psychiatric residents win Mind Games national contest
For the final question in the 2013 American Psychiatric Association’s Mind Games competition, it was not enough to name the medication (ketamine) that has been shown in a few small studies to have a rapid antidepressant effect in treatment refractory patients. Contestants also had to write down its principal mechanism of action (an N-Methyl-D-aspartate receptor antagonist).Continue reading »
UTHealth hosts panel discussion on adults living with autism
Four successful Houstonians will share their personal stories of living with an autism spectrum disorder at a panel discussion hosted by The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.Continue reading »
Related Stories and Helpful Information
- UT Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders combines research, patient care
- UT Center of Excellence on Mood Disorders, 713.486.2627
- The Center for Neurobehavioral Research on Addiction, 713.486.2635
- MOTIVATE treatment center, 713.486.2790
- Harris County Psychiatric Center, 713.741.5000