Psychiatry
Genetic alteration increases risk of Autism and Tourette's impacts on the brain  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 hours
Lancaster University researchers have discovered, for the first time, how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impacts on... more
'Safety signals' may help slow down anxiety  SCIENCE DAILY · 10 hours
For as many as one in three people, life events or situations that pose no real danger can spark a disabling fear, a hallmark of anxiety and stress-related disorders. Researchers at Yale University and... more
Study reveals increased cannabis use in individuals with depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
New findings reveal the prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as... more
Cannabis use more common among persons with depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 14 hours
The prevalence of cannabis, or marijuana, use in the United States increased from 2005 to 2017 among persons with and without depression and was approximately twice as common among those with depression... more
Inpatient psychiatric hospitalization is associated with reduced suicidality, shows study  NEWS MEDICAL · 18 hours
When an adolescent is acutely suicidal and cannot safely remain in the community, inpatient psychiatric hospitalization is the traditional intervention. more
Grow your own blood vessel model in a dish  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Personalised blood vessel testing kit could unravel causes and treatments for heart attack, stroke and vascular dementia, find scientists. more
Rutgers expert shares holiday tips for caregivers of loved ones with Alzheimer’s and dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 20 hours
Family caregivers and people with dementia or Alzheimer's disease are at risk for increased stress during the holidays – but... more
UM Medicine launches new centers in Maryland to treat adults with neurodevelopmental disabilities  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The University of Maryland School of Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center, and the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance have joined together to launch... more
Study highlights lack of psychological support for people dealing with infertility in the UK  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Psychological support for those dealing with infertility and its treatment is received by only just half of those who want... more
Polyelectrolytes induce water-water correlations that result in dramatic viscosity changes and nuclear quantum effects  Science Magazine · 4 days
Ions interact with water via short-ranged ion-dipole interactions. Recently, an additional unexpected long-ranged interaction was found: The total electric field... more
Medical News Today: 16 myths about depression  MNT · 4 days
Depression is a very common condition. Despite this, many myths and misconceptions continue to surround it. Learn more about depression here, including the facts. more
Discovery of genes involved in the biosynthesis of antidepressant  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
St. John's Wort (Hypericum perforatum) is an ancient medicinal plant. It is known for the mild antidepressant properties of its bioactive compound hypericin, which is produced in the dark glands... more
Black mothers get less treatment for postpartum depression than other moms  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Portia Smith’s most vivid memories of her daughter’s first year are of tears. Not the baby’s. Her own. more
16 myths about depression  MNT · 4 days
Depression is a very common condition. Despite this, many myths and misconceptions continue to surround it. Learn more about depression here, including the facts. more
Medical News Today: What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure?  MNT · 5 days
Anxiety may cause high blood pressure, and high blood pressure may also cause anxiety. Read about the link between these conditions and... more
Scientists discover how specific genetic mutation causes intellectual disability, autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Northwestern Medicine scientists have discovered why a specific genetic mutation causes intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder in children. more
Drug used to treat Parkinson’s shows potential as a dementia treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
Drug used to treat hallucinations and delusions in Parkinson's shows promise as treatment for dementia-related psychosis (DRP). more
DNA testing for siblings of children with ASD may be predictive of future diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 5 days
One of the key priorities of interventions for autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is starting early, with some evidence showing infants... more
Drug can curb dementia’s delusions, researchers find  ABC NEWS · 5 days
A study found that the drug that curbs delusions in Parkinson's patients did the same for people with Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia more
Medical News Today: New MRI scans reveal brain features of depression  MNT · 5 days
Using new types of MRI, scientists have observed features of the blood-brain barrier and activity in brain circuits that may characterize depression. more
New MRI scans reveal brain features of depression  MNT · 5 days
Using new types of MRI, scientists have observed features of the blood-brain barrier and activity in brain circuits that may characterize depression. more
UC study highlights benefits of art intervention for people with dementia  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
University of Canberra researchers have shown that art gallery programs can improve the wellbeing of people living with dementia - and they've backed it up by... more
Internet-based therapy can reduce depression among cardiovascular disease patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Researchers at Linköping University have developed a treatment for depression among people with cardiovascular disease. more
Findings could lead to new approach to treating alcohol use disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A single infusion of ketamine, combined with outpatient behavioral therapy, helped alcohol-dependent individuals abstain from drinking for a few weeks after the treatment, researchers at Columbia... more
One-third of lung cancer patients have depression symptoms, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
About one-third of patients newly diagnosed with the most common form of lung cancer have moderate to severe symptoms of depression, a new study suggests. more
Toxic corporate workplace culture could be linked to Australia's spiral into depression  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Here's a sobering statistic for the 'lucky country': 36 million prescriptions for antidepressant medication were issued in Australia in 2018, the second highest in... more
Exploring how corporate workplaces contribute to mental illness and antidepressant use  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Here's a sobering statistic for the 'lucky country': 36 million prescriptions for antidepressant medication were issued in Australia in 2018, the second highest in the developed... more
NASA-NOAA satellite finds development of tropical cyclone 06A  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Imagery from NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite showed that a tropical depression in the Arabian Sea has consolidated and organized despite facing wind shear. Tropical Depression 06A is now Tropical Cyclone 06A. more
Social media could be harnessed to identify people with depression symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Social media has been identified by a number of studies as being a significant factor in mental health problems, especially in young people. But imagine if... more
How micro-doses of nature help our health and climate  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Cities around the world are facing major challenges. Industrialised nations are experiencing epidemics of chronic diseases like diabetes, cardio-vascular disease and dementia, and it would be all too easy to... more
Why stress doesn't always cause depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Rats susceptible to anhedonia, a core symptom of depression, possess more serotonin neurons after being exposed to chronic stress, but the effect can be reversed through amygdala activation, according to new research in JNeurosci. more
Risk of opioid overdose rises after de-addiction treatment completion  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A study from Columbia University reveals that patients, who have been successfully treated with buprenorphine for opioid addiction, are at a greater risk of overdose after completion of the treatment.... more
Study: 20% of people with depression have suicidal thoughts despite treatment  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
One in five people with depression have suicidal thoughts despite treatment with antidepressants. This is shown by a new study from iPSYCH. The results can be... more
Negative bias in people with depression is temporary  MNT · 1 week
People with depression process negative facial expressions in a stronger way than neutral ones. However, this tendency disappears as symptoms reduce. more
Medical News Today: Negative bias in people with depression is temporary  MNT · 1 week
People with depression process negative facial expressions in a stronger way than neutral ones. However, this tendency disappears as symptoms reduce. more
Medical News Today: What is obsessive-compulsive personality disorder?  MNT · 2 weeks
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) causes a person to feel an overwhelming need for order. Read about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of OCPD here. more
What is obsessive-compulsive personality disorder?  MNT · 2 weeks
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) causes a person to feel an overwhelming need for order. Read about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of OCPD here. more
How to make holidays healthier and less stressful without falling victim to the holiday hustle  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The holidays are meant to be a time of celebration and quality time with family and friends. However,... more
Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory intact. more
Elucidating the active {delta}-opioid receptor crystal structure with peptide and small-molecule agonists  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Selective activation of the -opioid receptor (DOP) has great potential for the treatment of chronic pain, benefitting from ancillary anxiolytic and antidepressant-like effects. Moreover,... more
Medical News Today: Extra virgin olive oil may protect against various dementias  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study in mice finds that extra virgin olive oil prevents the toxic accumulation of tau protein in the brain and keeps memory... more
In US, climate anxiety churns up psychological storm  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the melting Arctic, communities are racing to maintain their way of life. In the rising Pacific, residents are sounding alarm bells. And in Rhode Island, Kate Schapira and her husband are... more
Researchers identify potential cause of noise-related blood vessel damage, heart disease  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Long-term exposure to environmental noise - think planes, trains, and automobiles -- has been linked in multiple studies to adverse health effects such as poor sleep,... more
Psychological well-being at 52 years prospectively associated with cognitive function at 69 years  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
People around the world are living longer, and dementia has consequently become recognized as a public health priority in many countries. more
New wearable sensor for non-invasive gout detection  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Biomedical scientists are working hard to create more pain-free methods of disease detection and treatment. A simple blood test is highly informative but arouses intense anxiety in many people. Now a new paper published... more
Skiing associated with reduced risk of vascular dementia but not Alzheimer’s  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia - but not Alzheimer's. more
Piracetam - an unapproved drug, found in brain supplements  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The market is flooded by supplements that claim to boost brain power and stave off dementia. Some of these supplements may not be harmless finds a study. These supplements have... more
Social media use, television viewing and computer use are predictors of anxiety in adolescents  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new study, by researchers Drs. Boers, Afzali and Conrod who are affiliated with CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center and the... more
Aerobic exercise and heart-healthy diet may slow cognitive decline in older adults with CIND  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND), or mild cognitive impairment, is a condition that affects your memory and may put you... more
Skiers have lower incidence of depression and vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Half as many diagnosed with depression, a delayed manifestation of Parkinson's, a reduced risk of developing vascular dementia -- but not Alzheimer's.... more
A Single Dose Of Ketamine Might Help Heavy Drinkers, Study Finds  NPR · 2 weeks
Participants in the U.K. experimental study dramatically reduced their average alcohol intake for months after the initial dose. Ketamine has also been used to treat severe... more
Cutting neurodegeneration associated with dementia, in animal models  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Korean research team made up of Dr. Hyung-Jun Kim and Shinrye Lee of KBRI, and professor Kiyoung Kim of Soonchunhyang University, found a new molecular mechanism of suppressing neuronal toxicity associateded dementia... more
A young immigrant has mental illness, and that’s raising his risk of deportation  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
When José moved his family to the United States from Mexico nearly two decades ago, he had hopes of giving his children... more
Discovery may provide clues for treatment of autism and schizophrenia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified that a gene critical to clearing up unnecessary proteins plays a role in brain development and... more
High school athletes with a history of concussions may be at increased risk for suicide  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression... more
FDA Calls Psychedelic Psilocybin a 'Breakthrough Therapy' for Severe Depression  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
The FDA is helping to speed up the process of developing and approving a drug based on psilocybin, a hallucinogenic substance in magic mushrooms, to treat depression. more
Concussions in high school athletes may be a risk factor for suicide  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Concussion, the most common form of traumatic brain injury, has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicide in adults. Now new... more
Income inequality fuels status anxiety and sexualisation, research shows  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Women's appearance enhancement is driven partly by status anxiety and income inequality, according to new research. more
Discovery may lead to possible treatments for autism spectrum disorders, schizophrenia  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified that a gene critical to clearing up unnecessary proteins plays a role in brain... more
Perceived loss of social status linked to rising mortality rate among white Americans  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new study led by University of Toronto public health researchers suggests rising short-term mortality rates among white Americans "seems driven principally... more
NanoEDGE: Nano-based wearable electronics for mental disorder diagnosis and functional restoration  nanowerk · 2 weeks
NanoEDGE is an interdisciplinary research project aiming at converging production techniques for functionalized electrodes with expertise in nanomaterial fabrication and characterization, state-of-the-art engineering, and neuroscience to... more
Medical News Today: Obsessive love: What to know  MNT · 2 weeks
Obsessive love disorder can be a symptom of an underlying mental health condition or due to previous trauma. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here. more
Obsessive love: What to know  MNT · 2 weeks
Obsessive love disorder can be a symptom of an underlying mental health condition or due to previous trauma. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here. more
Borderline personality disorder: Trauma raises risk by 13-fold  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study has found that people with borderline personality disorder have a 13 times higher chance of reporting childhood trauma than people without. more
How a hallucinogenic brew makes the brain live in a dream  MNT · 3 weeks
DMT is the active ingredient of the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca. New research looks into how this drug affects brain activity, altering consciousness. more
New study tracks musical rhythm as potential treatment for autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers from the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center and the Marcus Autism Center at Emory University School of Medicine are partnering to study musical rhythm synchronization as a part... more
Medical News Today: How a hallucinogenic brew makes the brain live in a dream  MNT · 3 weeks
DMT is the active ingredient of the hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca. New research looks into how this drug affects brain activity,... more
Medical News Today: Borderline personality disorder: Trauma raises risk by 13-fold  MNT · 3 weeks
A new study has found that people with borderline personality disorder have a 13 times higher chance of reporting childhood trauma than people without. more
NASA imagery indicates a dissipating Kalmaegi  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of Tropical Depression Kalmaegi in the South China Sea as it was dissipating. more
Innovative study produces first experimental evidence linking math anxiety, math avoidance  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Math anxiety is far from uncommon, but too often, those who dread the subject simply avoid it. Research from the University of Chicago offers new evidence... more
Research team publishes findings from study of TAF1 syndrome  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
An international, multidisciplinary research team from more than 50 institutions, led by geneticist and psychiatrist Gholson Lyon, MD, PhD, of the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities'... more
Exploring the links between chronic stress, inflammation and depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Chronic stress can inflame our brain, destroy the connections between our neurons and result in depression, scientists say. more
Omega 3 fish oil supplements may benefit some children with ADHD  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A team of researchers from King's College London collaborated with colleagues from China Medical University in Taichung, Taiwan to find that omega-3 fish oil supplements could... more
NASA observes tropical storm Fung-Wong organize  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As Tropical Depression 28W continued organizing and developing into Tropical Storm Fung-Wong in the Philippine Sea, NASA's Aqua satellite provided data on the storm to forecasters. In the Philippines, Fung-Wong is known as Sarah. more
Calculated avoidance: Math anxiety predicts math avoidance in effort-based decision-making  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Math anxiety—negative feelings toward math—is hypothesized to be associated with the avoidance of math-related activities such as taking math courses and pursuing STEM careers. However, there is little... more
Medical News Today: Ketamine for depression: Study investigates side effects  MNT · 3 weeks
According to a recent analysis of 13-years' worth of studies, the side effects of ketamine infusion are mild and last only a few hours. more
Eating disorders increase risk of premature birth  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Pregnant women with eating disorders should undergo extended pregnancy screenings considering their increased risk of complications. That is the conclusion from a study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden published in the journal... more
Affordable mental health care? It’s getting even tougher to access  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Eleven years after Congress passed a law mandating that insurers provide equal access for mental and physical health care, Americans are actually finding it harder to obtain affordable... more
Study finds major gaps in services and continued care for children with autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
New research at Case Western Reserve University found big gaps in services and continued care for children with autism-;and their families-;as they... more
E-meditation: Coupling cutting-edge brain stimulation with mindfulness  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
We live in a society plagued by burnout. Our hyper-connectivity, sustained through the pulse of WiFi, leaves little room for quiet. This constant stimulation can cause stress, which is a risk factor for a... more
Depression puts teen girls in South Africa at higher risk of HIV infection  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Teen girls in South Africa face an extraordinary threat of HIV: By the time they reach adulthood, one in four South African... more
Teenage binge drinking may lead to anxiety and alcohol abuse in later life  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Exposure to high levels of alcohol in adolescence may shape adult behaviors, predisposing them to a higher risk of anxiety and alcohol... more
Off-site integrated care can help provide mental health services for children, adolescents  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Three models of off-site integrated care can help to meet the growing need for mental health services in children and adolescents, according to a... more
Ketamine can decrease alcohol consumption in men, reveal FSU researchers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Research from Florida State University is giving physicians a better understanding of ketamine, a potentially useful tool in treating depression that still has unanswered questions. more
Majority of childhood sexual-abuse survivors meet the criteria for complete mental health  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Most research on child sexual-abuse survivors focuses on negative consequences such as depression and suicide. A new study instead examines factors associated with resilience... more
Research reveals no link between statins and memory loss  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Over 6 years, researchers evaluated the cognitive effects of statins in elderly consumers, revealing no negative impact and potential protective effects in those at risk of dementia. more
Recommendations to help manage five common holiday-related stressors  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Although the holiday season can be a time for joy, fun, and family, it is also common for people to feel overwhelmed or experience temporary anxiety, stress, or sadness. more
Mechanism connects early binge drinking to adult behaviors  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Intermittent exposure to high levels of alcohol in adolescent animals leads to increased levels of microRNA-137 in the brains of adults. Blocking microRNA-137 helps to reverse or the lasting effects of youth... more
Hospital psychiatric wards now feel like prisons, some say  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
New safety standards aimed at preventing suicides have led to overhauls inside psychiatric hospitals and emergency departments around the country, with facilities now issuing patients paper gowns, stripping artwork from... more
NASA finds light rain in fading tropical depression fengshen  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A NASA analysis of rainfall rates shows that the once mighty Fengshen is now a depression devoid of heavy rainfall. more
How religion can heighten or help with financial stress  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Churchgoers who are strapped for cash may experience a spike in anxiety when the donation plate is passed. However, knowing they have a church family to support them in times... more
Study shows effects of wartime stressors and mental health conditions among women veterans  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Vietnam-era women veterans suffer with stress-related mental health conditions, including posttraumatic stress disorder, major depression and generalized anxiety disorder, more than four... more
Teenage drinking increases risk of anxiety and alcohol problems in adulthood  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A recent study suggests that teenage drinking may predispose a person to anxiety and alcohol abuse in later life. more
NASA finds light rain in fading Tropical Depression 21E  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Tropical Depression 21E never matured into a tropical storm and a NASA analysis of rainfall rates show the storm won't have that chance. more
Side effects mild, brief with single antidepressant dose of intravenous ketamine  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers found that a single, low-dose ketamine infusion was relatively free of side effects for patients with treatment-resistant depression. Widespread off-label use of intravenous subanesthetic-dose ketamine... more
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