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In the Mind Fields: Connecting Neuroscience and Freud

Posted on · We talk with author and former Newsweek and The Daily Beast staff writer Casey Schwartz about connections between neuroscience, psychology and psychiatry. She’s here in Houston this week to discuss those connections, and her new book In the Mind Fields: Exploring the New Science of Neuropsychoanalysis.

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With Psychiatric Hospital Closure, Is there a Gap in Houston Mental Health Services?

Posted on · Last week, Cambridge Hospital, an inpatient psychiatric facility in Houston, closed down. While the hospital had space for 148 patients, Harris County Psychiatric Center COO Steve Glazier tells the Houston Chronicle he believes it was probably only serving 30 to 40. The Texas Department of State Health Services says the hospital surrendered its state license […]

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Are Mental Health Issues in Kids Under Diagnosed?

Posted on · According to the American Psychiatric Association, as many as one in ten children between the ages of six and 12 experience the “persistent feelings of sadness” associated with depression. According to the CDC and the Health Resources and Services Administration, more than one in ten children ages four to 17 have been diagnosed with attention deficit […]

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Home Foreclosures and Financial Literacy: Houston Matters for Wed., Feb. 26, 2014

Posted on · Much has been made recently about the housing industry here in Houston – home prices are up. It’s a seller’s market. It’s also a market that has its share of foreclosures. A recent study from the University of Houston’s Hobby Center for Public Policy examines the factors that contribute to foreclosures in Houston. Over 16 […]