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Texas Public Radio: Study finds 2-week long exposure therapy effective in treating combat PTSD

January 24, 2018

A groundbreaking study of PTSD treatment for military members published in JAMA and led by UT Health San Antonio’s STRONG STAR PTSD research consortium was reported by numerous media outlets, including Texas Public Radio. Read the story


Brooke Fina, LCSW, associate professor of psychiatry, meets with a service member regarding a research study involving Prolonged Exposure therapy for PTSD.

Top civilian PTSD treatment effective with active military in regular and shorter, two-week format

January 23, 2018

SAN ANTONIO (Jan. 23, 2018) ― In its first-ever randomized clinical trial with an active-duty military population, Prolonged Exposure (PE), a top treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), was found effective for combat PTSD. The therapy led …


Chancellor McRaven’s statement on DACA

January 23, 2018

He encouraged Congress to act quickly to continue the program.



US News & World Report: How important are dogs for the mental health of recovering veterans?

January 22, 2018

Dr. Stephen Stern, adjunct professor of psychiatry, is quoted extensively in the story below about a study he conducted involving the benefits of having a pet dog for veterans suffering from PTSD.



Congratulations to the 2018 Presidential Award winners

January 22, 2018

UT Health San Antonio President William H. Henrich, M.D., MACP, announced the 2018 Presidential Award winners Jan. 22.



Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee hears UT Health San Antonio success stories

January 22, 2018

Members of the UT Chancellor’s Council Executive Committee met at UT Health San Antonio Jan. 19-20 to hear first-hand some of the amazing contributions being made by scientists and researchers at our university.


Is lifestyle important for preventing dementia?

January 18, 2018

Understand brain diseases with the Glenn Biggs Institute at a new free series that’s open to the public WHAT          The Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases, a new institute of UT Health San Antonio, is kicking off i …



Speech-language pathology program welcomes first class

January 18, 2018

The School of Health Professions’ new speech-language pathology program marked the start of its inaugural semester by welcoming its first class of students on Jan. 8.


Exercise

Starting exercise? Need guidance or advice? Talk to one of our physicians

January 18, 2018

Depending on your age and whether you have certain cardiovascular risk factors, you may need to see your doctor before starting a program of vigorous aerobic activity.


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