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 researchers study impact of smoking ban in homeless shelter
Instituting a partial smoking ban at a homeless shelter can lead to a reduction in expired carbon monoxide levels, an indicator of exposure to cigarette smoke, and may have positive effects on shelter residents’ health, according to new research.Continue reading »
UTHealth researcher Vujanovic receives grant for mental health research
Anka A. Vujanovic, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) Medical School, has begun a study examining the effects of post-traumatic stress symptom severity and distress tolerance on psychiatric inpatient treatment.Continue reading »
UTHealth research: Children of parents in technical jobs at higher risk for autism
Children of fathers who are in technical occupations are more likely to have an autism spectrum disorder, according to researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).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