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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.

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UTHealth expands bereavement services to HISD school children

The Trauma and Grief (TAG) Center for Youth at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) will expand screening, assessment and intervention for traumatized and bereaved youth into the Houston Independent School District (HISD). The program is funded in part by The Brown Foundation, Inc.

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UTHealth’s Jair Soares, M.D., Ph.D., named Chancellor’s Health Fellow

Jair C. Soares, M.D., Ph.D., chair of McGovern Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Pat R. Rutherford Chair in Psychiatry, has been named a 2016 Chancellor’s Health Fellow for The University of Texas System Office of Health Affairs.

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UTHealth researchers study mild electrical stimulation for schizophrenia patients

A safe, noninvasive weak electrical current delivery called transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) will be investigated for its potential in treating schizophrenia patients in a study led by Raymond Cho, M.D., M.Sc., at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).

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