Study Looking for Connection Between Dopamine, PTSD

LITTLE ROCK – A trio of University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) researchers are studying a chemical in the brain that plays several roles, including regulating movement and emotional responses, in an effort to help women with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Joshua Cisler, Ph.D., of UAMS’ Brain Imaging Research Center, was awarded a five-year [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:05+00:00 May 5th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Primary Care Providers Train in Child Behavioral Health

Jan. 20, 2016 | Many Arkansas children and adolescents with behavioral health problems do not have immediate access to a child psychiatrist. While they wait on referral, UAMS and Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) are working together to ensure help from other health care professionals is on the way. A nationwide shortage of child psychiatrists is [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:31+00:00 January 20th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Acute Illness Management

Acute Illness Management At the UAMS Center for Primary Care, our family physicians are experts in treating acute illnesses that are mild or severe in nature, including: Influenza (flu) Colds and upper respiratory infections Strep throat Pneumonia Allergic rhinitis Sinusitis (sinus infection) Headache Pharyngitis (sore throat) Gastroenteritis and gastritis Anxiety Depression Urinary tract infection (UTI) Reflux Otitis [...]

By | 2016-08-19T11:09:36+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Acute Illness Management

Behavioral/Mental Health

Behavioral/Mental Health At UAMS, our caring and compassionate experts offer behavioral and mental health services at two locations. A wide range of outpatient and inpatient services are provided at our Psychiatric Research Institute, utilizing evidence-based techniques to treat mental health and addictive diseases. The institute also has a number of specialty [...]

By | 2017-06-20T17:06:38+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Behavioral/Mental Health

Behavioral Medicine Clinic

Behavioral Medicine Clinic Coping with serious illness or other stressful life changes can be highly challenging. The experienced staff members at the Behavioral Medicine Clinic offer support for patients and family members with a range of medical and stress-related disorders.  We can help you learn ways to manage symptoms, improve coping and enhance quality-of-life and wellness.  [...]

By | 2017-01-30T15:01:05+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Comments Off on Behavioral Medicine Clinic

October 23 Science Cafe ‘Loneliness, Anxiety, and Depression – Oh, My’

<span class="content">LITTLE ROCK – Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, Loneliness, Anxiety, and Depression – Oh, My! on Oct. 23. Panelists will discuss cutting-edge research as well as the causes and treatments involved in behavioral problems.</span>

By | 2017-01-28T09:47:38+00:00 October 10th, 2012|Media Contact - Taylor/Peel, UAMS News|0 Comments