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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.

Neurological disorders experts available for interview

UTHealth psychiatry hosts conference on trauma research and treatment

“Innovations in Trauma Research and Practice: Exploring PTSD and Related Outcomes Across the Lifespan” will be the focus of the annual UTHealth Psychiatry Update presented by McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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UTHealth: sadness-induced inflammation in the body linked to comorbid diseases

Feeling sad can alter levels of stress-related opioids in the brain and increase levels of inflammatory proteins in the blood that are linked to increased risk of comorbid diseases including heart disease, stroke and metabolic syndrome, according to a study by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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UTHealth, UCLA develop first assessment for grieving youth

The first test ever constructed to assess Persistent Complex Bereavement Disorder—a problematic syndrome of grief—has been jointly published by researchers from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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