Psychiatry
Researchers find cost-effective way to improve mental health in prisons  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 hours
Of the 4 million prisoners released each year, 23 percent have suffered from major depressive disorder. Due to resource shortages, many go without adequate treatment while in prison.... more
How to treat depression in prison -- and why it matters  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 hours
The first randomized study of its kind reveals effective treatment for prisoners suffering from mental illness. more
Medical News Today: What are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 12 hours
There are 10 early signs and symptoms of dementia, including misplacing things, difficulty solving problems, and confusing times and places. Learn about the other signs in this article. more
What are the early signs of dementia?  MNT · 12 hours
There are 10 early signs and symptoms of dementia, including misplacing things, difficulty solving problems, and confusing times and places. Learn about the other signs in this article. more
Smartphones help researcher better understand the nature of depression and anxiety  SCIENCE DAILY · 14 hours
A psychologist's research using smartphones is providing valuable data in real time, information that could provide treatment benefits for patients struggling with anxiety and depression. more
Student likeability might be link between academic success and risk of depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
A new study suggests that children doing well in classrooms are more popular and emotionally secure than their peers who are having trouble academically. more
Decrease anxiety about learning English with mobile gaming  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
It's normal to experience some anxiety when speaking a second language. When paired with large class sizes and limited opportunities for practice during class time, however, this anxiety can limit a person's... more
Popularity contest: Student likeability might be link between academic success and risk of depression  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
A new study suggests that children doing well in classrooms are more popular and emotionally secure than their peers who... more
Study: Number of calls to U.S. Poison Control regarding kratom exposure increased  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
In recent years, kratom has become popular as a treatment for chronic or acute pain as well as mood conditions such as depression and... more
Some drug combinations may be more effective than others for schizophrenic patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 day
Patients with schizophrenia are often treated with more than one type of psychiatric medication, but a new study suggests that some combinations may be... more
Extinguishing fear memories relies on an unusual change to DNA  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have discovered a DNA modification that enhances our ability to extinguish fear. The findings could help guide the development of new treatments for fear-related anxiety disorders. Professor... more
[Editors' Choice] Anxious to lose weight  Science Magazine · 2 days
Anxiety leads to increased whole-body energy expenditure and thermogenesis in mice, preventing weight gain upon high-fat diet feeding. more
Antipsychotic polypharmacy may be beneficial for schizophrenia patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Combining certain types of two antipsychotic agents in the maintenance treatment of schizophrenia is associated with a lower risk of relapse than using monotherapy. T more
NASA finds Tropical Cyclone Wutip organizing  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Tropical Depression 02W has organized and strengthened into a tropical storm. more
UQ research may explain why vitamin D is essential for brain health  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
University of Queensland research may explain why vitamin D is vital for brain health, and how deficiency leads to disorders including depression and schizophrenia. more
New method to assess effectiveness of psychotherapies for social anxiety disorder  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
The effectiveness of psychotherapies for social anxiety disorder (SAD) is typically evaluated using self- and clinician-reported symptom change, while biomarkers of treatment response are rarely measured. more
Science News » Neuromelanin-Sensitive MRI Identified as a Potential Biomarker for Psychosis  NIMH · 2 days
Researchers have shown that a type of magnetic resonance imaging — called neuromelanin-sensitive MRI (NM-MRI) — is a potential biomarker for psychosis. NM-MRI signal... more
What plant proteins can tell us about Alzheimer's  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia are a growing burden on society and a leading cause of death among the elderly. There is no cure. more
Medical News Today: Transcendental meditation can help treat PTSD  MNT · 2 days
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression. more
Transcendental meditation can help treat PTSD  MNT · 2 days
New research suggests that practicing transcendental meditation over approximately 3 months can effectively fight symptoms of PTSD and improve depression. more
FDA panel endorses ketamine nasal spray for treatment-resistant depression  ABC NEWS · 2 days
The nasal spray has shown promise in treating depression when other meds don't. more
A NASA infrared look at Tropical Depression 02W, warnings posted  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Tropical Depression 02W formed in the Northwestern Pacific Ocean on February 19 and the National Weather Service in Guam has issued warnings for Pohnpei, Chuuk and Yap States.... more
Autistic children with co-occurring ADHD have greater adaptive behavior impairments  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder. more
Children with autism, co-occurring ADHD symptoms lag in key measures of independence  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A pair of new studies has provided new insight into the challenges faced by children on the autism spectrum who exhibit symptoms of attention... more
Medical News Today: Depression: Gene-activating drug reverses symptoms in mice  MNT · 3 days
Researchers have reversed symptoms of depression, such as anhedonia and behavioral despair, in male mice with a drug that activates a gene they call SIRT1. more
Depression: Gene-activating drug reverses symptoms in mice  MNT · 3 days
Researchers have reversed symptoms of depression, such as anhedonia and behavioral despair, in male mice with a drug that activates a gene they call SIRT1. more
Smoking More Than 20 Cigarettes a Day Can Damage Vision, Study Says  SCI-NEWS.COM · 3 days
Heavy smokers – those who smoke more than 20 cigarettes a day — have significant changes in the red-green and blue-yellow color vision and a... more
New study establishes how stress favors breast cancer growth and spread  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Cancer: The word alone evokes dread, anxiety, and fear. Accordingly, many women living with the disease and undergoing treatment experience chronic stress and depression. more
Researchers develop new computer game for dementia carers  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
Group of Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), Lithuania information technology researchers together with colleagues from other countries have developed a computer game for dementia carers. more
New map of infant brain may aid early diagnosis of autism  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
A new map of newborn babies' brains offers details of structure that will provide a new reference for researchers studying both typical brain development and neurological disorders. more
Medical News Today: Which essential oils can relieve anxiety?  MNT · 3 days
Some research has suggested that aromatherapy with essential oils may help promote relaxation and relieve anxiety. Learn about the best essential oils for anxiety, as well as how to use... more
Depression reversed in male mice by activating gene that helps excite neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Directly activating a gene important to exciting our excitatory neurons and associated with major depression may help turn around classic symptoms like social isolation... more
WATCH: 'Riverdale' star reveals she's seeking treatment for depression  ABC NEWS · 4 days
Lili Reinhart, wildly popular star of the hit show "Riverdale," opened up on Instagram about how she is going to therapy for anxiety and depression. more
Study: COPD patients need more support when understanding new chest symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
People with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease need more support when understanding and acting on new chest symptoms, a study in the journal Psycho-Oncology reports. more
Activating gene that helps excite neurons reverses depression in male mice  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Directly activating a gene important to exciting our excitatory neurons and associated with major depression may help turn around classic symptoms like social isolation and loss... more
Medical News Today: Can these new compounds treat memory loss in depression?  MNT · 6 days
Researchers have developed novel compounds that may be able to reverse memory loss that relates to depression and other mental health conditions. more
Can these new compounds treat memory loss in depression?  MNT · 6 days
Researchers have developed novel compounds that may be able to reverse memory loss that relates to depression and other mental health conditions. more
Children with ASD more likely to face maltreatment, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
A recent study by Vanderbilt researchers of 11 counties in Middle Tennessee revealed that children with autism spectrum disorder were nearly 2.5 times more likely than children without... more
H-RT should be the standard of care for men with low risk prostate cancer, study shows  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Results from the NRG Oncology clinical study NRG-RTOG 0415 determined that a hypofractionated radiotherapy schedule, a... more
Blood clot discovery could lead to development of better treatments for blood diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
Scientists have discovered new ways in which the body regulates blood clots, in a discovery which could one day lead to the... more
Medical News Today: How to spot bipolar symptoms in yourself  MNT · 7 days
Symptoms of bipolar disorder include periods of mania and depression. Learn more about the potential signs of bipolar disorder, and when to see a doctor for a diagnosis,... more
How to spot bipolar symptoms in yourself  MNT · 7 days
Symptoms of bipolar disorder include periods of mania and depression. Learn more about the potential signs of bipolar disorder, and when to see a doctor for a diagnosis, here. more
Reduce children's test anxiety with these tips—and a re-think of what testing means  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
The term "test anxiety" typically conjures up images of a high school or university student obsessing over an upcoming exam. more
Reality check: Can cat poop cause mental illness?  Science Magazine · 7 days
Science breaks down the evidence on the link between Toxoplasma gondii and mental illness more
Scientists implicate hidden genes in the severity of autism symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 7 days
Scientists at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have implicated a largely hidden part of the human genome in the severity of autism symptoms, a discovery that... more
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing memory loss related to depression, aging  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New therapeutic molecules developed at Toronto's Centre for Addiction and Mental Health show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression... more
Lifetime adversity, increased neural processing during trauma combine to intensify core PTSD symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Lifetime adversity and increased neural processing during a traumatic event combine to increase the frequency of intrusive traumatic memories and the distress... more
Depression prevention for pregnant women and new mothers – new recommendations  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
At present all new mothers are screened for symptoms of depression and help is provided to those who need care. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force... more
Heterochromatin anomalies and double-stranded RNA accumulation underlie C9orf72 poly(PR) toxicity  Science Magazine · 1 week
How hexanucleotide GGGGCC (G4C2) repeat expansions in C9orf72 cause frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is not understood. We developed a mouse model engineered to express... more
The ways of wisdom in schizophrenia  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers report that persons with schizophrenia scored lower on a wisdom assessment than non-psychiatric comparison participants, but that there was considerable variability in levels of wisdom, and those with higher scores displayed fewer psychotic symptoms. more
New molecules reverse memory loss linked to depression, aging  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
New therapeutic molecules show promise in reversing the memory loss linked to depression and aging. These molecules not only rapidly improve symptoms, but remarkably, also appear to renew the underlying... more
Researchers identify brain pathways of aversion  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
What happens in the brain when we feel discomfort? Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden are now one step closer to finding the answer. In a new study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry they identify... more
Inflammation in middle age may indicate increased risk of dementia in later life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
New research indicates that people suffering chronic inflammation during middle age show a greater decline in cognitive function as they get older. more
Antidepressant drug could save people from deadly sepsis, research suggests  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
An antidepressant drug used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder could save people from deadly sepsis, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. more
Marijuana use during adolescence increases risk of depression and suicidal thoughts  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Marijuana is commonly used by teenagers but not much is known about how that use might impact mood and risk of suicide later in life. more
Study finds no association between antiepileptic drug use and dementia risk  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Epilepsy is a common neurological condition with a prevalence of around 2%. Many antiepileptic drugs are available to prevent epileptic seizures, allowing up to 80 percent... more
Cannabis use as a teenager linked to depression later in life  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A new study has shown that at least 400,000 cases of adults with depression in the US could have been avoided if greater measures were in... more
Bipolar and schizophrenia symptoms  MNT · 1 week
Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have some similarities, but there are key differences. Diagnosis and treatment options vary. Here, learn more about the two conditions and when to see a doctor. more
Medical News Today: Bipolar and schizophrenia symptoms  MNT · 1 week
Bipolar disorder and schizophrenia have some similarities, but there are key differences. Diagnosis and treatment options vary. Here, learn more about the two conditions and when to see a doctor. more
Cannabis use in teens linked to risk of depression in young adults  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Cannabis is the most commonly used recreational drug by teenagers worldwide. In Canada, among youth aged 15 to 19 years, the rate of past-year... more
Newly isolated human gut bacterium reveals possible connection to depression  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have established a correlation between depression and a group of neurotransmitter-producing bacteria found in the human gut. more
Cannabis use among adolescents linked with increased risk of depression in adulthood  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
While there has been a lot of focus on the role of cannabis use in psychosis, there has been less attention on whether cannabis... more
Young cannabis users have increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Adolescent cannabis use has been linked to an increased risk of depression and suicidal behavior in young adulthood, according to the first meta-analysis by a team... more
Movement impairments in autism can be reversed through behavioral training  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Researchers from Cardiff University have established a link between a genetic mutation and developmental movement impairments in autism. more
Abnormal timing found in the brains of people with autistic symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The neural 'time windows' in certain small brain areas contribute to the complex cognitive symptoms of autism, new research suggests. more
Newly isolated human gut bacterium reveals possible connection to depression  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Research team studies the compelling connection between one of NIH's "most wanted" bacteria and mental health. more
Movement impairments in autism could be reversible  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers from Cardiff University have established a link between a genetic mutation and developmental movement impairments in autism. more
Brain clock ticks differently in autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
The neural 'time windows' in certain small brain areas contribute to the complex cognitive symptoms of autism, new research suggests. In a brain imaging study of adults, the severity of autistic symptoms was linked to how... more
PTSD alone didn't increase heart disease risk in veterans with PTSD  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Coexisting medical conditions, psychiatric disorders, heavy smoking and illicit drug use may explain the increased risk for heart disease among veterans with PTSD. more
Fundamental technology to support early differential diagnosis of concurrent ASD in patients with ADHD  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Hitachi, Ltd., Jichi Medical University, International University of Health and Welfare and Chuo University have developed fundamental technology to support... more
Increased activity of EHMT2 gene deficient neurons could cause autism in humans  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A novel investigation into the impacts of neuronal mutations on autism-related characteristics in humans has been described in the open-access journal eLife. more
Scientists provide new insight on gene mutations associated with autism  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A novel investigation into the impacts of neuronal mutations on autism-related characteristics in humans has been described. more
Seasonal Affective Disorder: SAD Symptoms and Therapy  LIVE SCIENCE · 1 week
Seasonal affective disorder (SAD) has the same symptoms and severity as clinical depression, only experts know when it starts and ends. Most sufferers have symptoms over fall and winter months, but a small percentage... more
Counseling urged to prevent depression in at-risk new moms  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Task force finds counseling at-risk pregnant women, new mothers offers a chance at preventing depression more
Study examines hospital readmissions for women with postpartum psychiatric diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
According to the National Institute of Mental Health, approximately 15% of women develop postpartum depression. Postpartum psychiatric diseases occur on a continuum and extreme manifestations are life-threatening and... more
Medical News Today: How to use 4-7-8 breathing for anxiety  MNT · 1 week
The 4-7-8 breathing technique, or relaxation breath, is a method for reducing anxiety and promoting sleep. This article covers how to do it, its uses, and apps that... more
Young children who express suicidal ideation understand death better than their peers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Four- to six-year-old children who express suicidal thoughts and behaviors have a better understanding of what it means to die than the majority of... more
NHS doctors are over-prescribing pills, not therapy, for older people with depression  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A systematic review of 27 studies has shown that GPs are too readily prescribing antidepressants to older individuals who are struggling with depression. more
Human brain protein linked with autism has an effect on fruit fly behavior  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
A mutant gene that encodes a brain protein in a child with autism has been placed into the brains of fruit flies.... more
Clinicians often miss to detect serious health concerns in older adults  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Paper is call for action for delivering health care to seniors, said accompanying editorial. In older people, symptoms of pain, depression and fatigue are commonplace. But... more
Brain-zapping implants that fight depression are inching closer to reality  SCIENCE-NEWS · 2 weeks
Researchers are using electric jolts to correct the faulty brain activity that sparks depression. more
Medical News Today: Can social media really cause depression?  MNT · 2 weeks
Though the debate has continued for many years, a new study concludes that there is no link between social media use and depressive symptoms. more
Depression 101: Dallas schoolkids learn about mental health  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Dozens of Dallas-area schools are among a growing number around the world that are teaching children how to spot the signs of depression in themselves and others more
WATCH: Prince William encourages dialogue about mental health issues  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
The British monarch spoke about ending the stigma of mental illness at the World Economic Forum. more
Medical News Today: Could this chemical help explain anxiety?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study attempts to unpick the role that glutamate might have in anxiety. The findings could eventually form the basis of more effective treatments. more
Could this chemical help explain anxiety?  MNT · 2 weeks
A new study attempts to unpick the role that glutamate might have in anxiety. The findings could eventually form the basis of more effective treatments. more
Anther rubbing, a new movement discovered in plants, promotes prior selfing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Most plants have developed mechanisms to prevent self-fertilization and its detrimental effects of inbreeding depression. Traits promoting selfing in plants have been approached mainly from the... more
Bridging the 'liking-gap,' researchers discuss awkwardness of conversations  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Social and personality psychologists will present their latest findings on how people engage in casual conversations, and what this means for our own performance anxiety. more
Medical News Today: What causes excessive yawning?  MNT · 2 weeks
Excessive, or frequent, yawning can arise from fatigue, anxiety, or an underlying health condition. In this article, we look at the causes and treatments for excessive yawning. We also discuss when to see a... more
What causes excessive yawning?  MNT · 2 weeks
Excessive, or frequent, yawning can arise from fatigue, anxiety, or an underlying health condition. In this article, we look at the causes and treatments for excessive yawning. We also discuss when to see a doctor. more
Robbie the Robot becomes soap fan after watching Emmerdale to learn about dementia  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Edge Hill University's robot, Robbie, has become a soap fan after watching episodes of popular UK drama Emmerdale to learn about dementia. more
Researchers report promising advance in the search for new class of antidepressants  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
In experiments with mice, researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine report a promising advance in the search for a new class of drugs to treat... more
Walnut Consumption May Lower Risk of Depression  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
In an epidemiological study using data on walnut consumption and depression from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), a team... more
Consuming walnuts linked to lower prevalence of depression symptoms  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new epidemiological study suggests consuming walnuts may be associated with a lower prevalence and frequency of depression symptoms among American adults. more
Physical activity may help fight depression in seniors  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The benefits of exercise are widely known but kinesiologists at McMaster University have for the first time found that physical activity may help fight depression in seniors by stimulating muscle-generated mood boosters. more
Medical News Today: Bipolar medications: Everything you need to know  MNT · 2 weeks
There is a variety of medications that can help manage bipolar disorder, including mood-stabilizers, antidepressants, and anticonvulsants. Learn more about these and other drugs in this article. more
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