News 4: New form of PTSD therapy could be game changer for military couples

August 31, 2020

This story highlights the new Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP) research study that’s part of Dr. Alan Peterson’s PTSD research group. The newly published study was conducted with veterans and military members in Central and South Texas. The study shows that condensing months of weekly therapy into one weekend could help improve patient, partner and […]

Study shows promise for two-day therapy that treats PTSD and improves relationships

August 25, 2020

The pilot study offered a condensed version of cognitive-behavioral conjoint therapy for post-traumatic stress disorder (CBCT for PTSD) to military and veteran couples through the Consortium to Alleviate PTSD (CAP).

American Medical Association: Why depression, anxiety are prevalent during COVID-19

August 19, 2020

Dr. Luz M. Garcini, ReACH, the Center for Research to Advance Community Health, contributed in a health equity video series of the AMA comments regarding the mental health of health care providers. Read the story.

Reform Austin: How to get help while grieving during the pandemic

August 17, 2020

Dr. Luz Garcini, ReACH (Research to Advance Community Health), speaks to the audience of Reform Austin regarding how to get help while grieving during the pandemic. Read the story.

Texas Public Radio: Fighting a depressive pandemic

August 12, 2020

Stacy Ogbeide, Family and Community Medicine, spoke as part of the Texas Public Radio podcast “Petrie Dish” on depression in connection with the pandemic, discussing why you feel how you feel, and what happens inside your body when you start to feel overwhelmed. Her comments begin at the five-minute mark. Listen here.

KITV: Growing up in a violent environment is likely to lead to accelerated aging and disease risk, new review of studies shows

August 4, 2020

Amy Garrett, PhD, assistant professor of radiology and psychiatry and director of the neuroimaging core for the Department of Psychiatry, was interviewed as an outside expert to provide context in this story about a new study that suggests experiencing adversity early in life is likely to make children reach puberty more quickly, increase cellular aging […]