Psychiatry

RAHC to introduce founding directors of psychiatry education programs

November 11, 2013

Introduction of Rajesh Tampi, M.D., director of the general adult psychiatry residency program at the Regional Academic Health Center (RAHC), and Marian Moca, M.D., director of the child and adolescent fellowship program at the RAHC; both are faculty in the School of Medicine of The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio



Hormone curbs depressive-like symptoms in stressed mice

July 9, 2012

Finding could open up new area of drug discovery for depression


France elected Councilor to national pharmacology society

February 23, 2012

Charles P. France, Ph.D., professor of pharmacology and psychiatry in the School of Medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, this year will assume duties as a Councilor to the American Society for Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics.


Specific criteria improve diagnosis of bipolar disorder, study finds

November 7, 2011

Use of criteria such as family history of mania and early onset of illness resulted in the diagnosis of 31 percent more cases of bipolar disorder in individuals experiencing a major depressive episode, according to results of a large international study reported this year.


Survey assesses Bexar adolescents’ mental health, gaps in care

March 3, 2011

Almost a decade ago, a national survey found that 79 percent of children 6-17 years of age with mental health needs had not gotten treatment in the previous year. For Hispanic children, the numbers were even worse.