Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Psychology Research


Research is a prominent focus of the division, similar to the department as a whole. The division boasts numerous federally funded, foundation-funded and investigator-initiated projects focusing on intervention, psychopathology, health services research, and innovative methods of service delivery. Studies are conducted with patients across the lifespan from early childhood to geriatric populations in a variety of settings. Populations of interest include anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, behavioral medicine/health psychology, substance use, racial and ethnic minorities, human trafficking survivors and victims.


Drs. Storch and Goodman - Clinical Trials


ABOVE Study (H-41632): Measuring Automated Behavioral Observations and Vocal Expressions (ABOVE) While Recording from the Brain

Deep Brain Stimulation for OCD (H-40255): Development of Adaptive Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Deep Brain Stimulation for Treatment Resistant Depression (H-40307): A Clinical Pilot Study Examining Bilateral Inhibition of the Lateral Habenula as a Target for Deep Brain Stimulation in Intractable Depression

Investigational Medication for OCD (H-42023): A Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Trial of Adjunctive BHV-4157 in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Psychology Program


Lee and Joe Jamail Specialty Care Center
1977 Butler Blvd
Houston, TX 77030
(713) 798-3579