Mental Health

Dr. Rene Olvera

News 4: Overwhelming number of cyberbullying victims don’t tell adults

April 7, 2016
 

A Texas-based research center says an overwhelming number of bullying victims never report it to adults. That can lead to depression or even suicide.

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Fox 29: 90 percent of cyberbullying victims don’t tell adults

April 1, 2016
 

A Texas-based research center says an overwhelming number of bullying victims never report it to adults. That can lead to depression or even suicide. However, there are signs adults need to look out for when it comes to bullying.

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Clarity Child Guidance Center

Express-News: Children with mental health issues have new place to play

February 17, 2016
 

Children with mental health issues need various kinds of help to heal — counseling, medication, sometimes hospitalization.  One proven method of help is play therapy, which lets kids express their troubles in nonverbal ways. The young patients at the nonprofit Clarity Child Guidance Center just got a big assist in that arena. Read the full […]

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Psychiatric disorders have common biological basis, studies suggest

February 19, 2015
 

People with schizophrenia, depression and addiction share several brain abnormalities in common, according to new studies that utilized the Research Imaging Institute and BrainMap database (BrainMap.org) at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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Cell transplants may be a novel treatment for schizophrenia

September 3, 2013
 

Research from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio suggests the exciting possibility of using cell transplants to treat schizophrenia.

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Compound enhances SSRI antidepressant’s effects in mice

June 19, 2013
 

A synthetic compound is able to turn off “secondary” vacuum cleaners in the brain that take up serotonin, resulting in the “happy” chemical being more plentiful, scientists from the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio have discovered.

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