Correcting metabolic deficiencies may improve depression symptoms

Psychology/Psychiatry - Tue, 08/16/2016 - 00:00
Identifying and treating metabolic deficiencies in patients with treatment-resistant depression can improve symptoms and in some cases even lead to remission, according to new research from the...
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Better cultural fit may encourage healthy eating

Psychology/Psychiatry - Sat, 08/13/2016 - 00:00
A study of adults from the U.S. and Japan finds whether a person adheres to a healthy diet may depend on how well they fit with their country's culture.
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Psychopathy of 1,800 prisoners leads to novel diagnostic tool for criminals and non-criminals alike

Psychology/Psychiatry - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 09:00
After a large-scale research project involving hundreds of prisoners at maximum security jails, a psychologist at the University of Huddersfield has developed a new method for assessing psychopathy.
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Schizophrenia symptoms eased with aerobic exercise

Mental Health - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 09:00
Around 12 weeks of aerobic exercise was found to significantly improve the cognitive functioning of individuals with schizophrenia in a new study.
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Psychopathy of 1,800 prisoners leads to novel diagnostic tool for criminals and non-criminals alike

Mental Health - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 09:00
After a large-scale research project involving hundreds of prisoners at maximum security jails, a psychologist at the University of Huddersfield has developed a new method for assessing psychopathy.
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Connections between gut, brain, and immune system strengthened

Psychology/Psychiatry - Fri, 08/12/2016 - 08:00
The gut-brain connection is a complex and poorly understood mechanism. A new study examines its influence on the immune system. The plot thickens.
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"Cultural Learners" in the Cradle

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 09:00
Well before starting to speak, children from a very young age pay higher attention to the information received from native speakers of their language compared to the information received from...
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TSRI and NIH scientists show molecule in brain may drive cocaine addiction

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 09:00
A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), funded by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and National Institute on Alcohol...
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TSRI and NIH scientists show molecule in brain may drive cocaine addiction

Mental Health - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 09:00
A new study from scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), funded by the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and National Institute on Alcohol...
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Increased risk suicide death associated with hospitalization for infection

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 07:00
Being hospitalized with infection was associated with an increased risk of suicide death and the highest risk of suicide was among those individuals with hepatitis and HIV or AIDS, according to a...
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Increased risk suicide death associated with hospitalization for infection

Mental Health - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 07:00
Being hospitalized with infection was associated with an increased risk of suicide death and the highest risk of suicide was among those individuals with hepatitis and HIV or AIDS, according to a...
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Financial worries linked to mental health issues among university students

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 00:00
Experiencing financial difficulties and worrying about debt at university increases the risk of mental health conditions such as depression and alcohol dependency, according to new research from...
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In search of neurobiological factors for schizophrenia

Psychology/Psychiatry - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 00:00
It is impossible to predict the onset of schizophrenic psychosis. If factors linked to a risk of psychosis can be identified, however, these may yield significant insights into its underlying...
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Financial worries linked to mental health issues among university students

Mental Health - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 00:00
Experiencing financial difficulties and worrying about debt at university increases the risk of mental health conditions such as depression and alcohol dependency, according to new research from...
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In search of neurobiological factors for schizophrenia

Mental Health - Thu, 08/11/2016 - 00:00
It is impossible to predict the onset of schizophrenic psychosis. If factors linked to a risk of psychosis can be identified, however, these may yield significant insights into its underlying...
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Transcranial magnetic stimulation revealed differences between brain activity of people who dream and people who do not dream

Psychology/Psychiatry - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 09:00
Measurements demonstrated that the brain activity of people who dream during NREM sleep, compared to people who do not dream, is closer to the brain activity of awake people.
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Sex hormones skew outcomes in clinical trials - here's how

Psychology/Psychiatry - Wed, 08/10/2016 - 07:00
Clinical research often excludes females from their trials under the assumption that "one size fits all," that a painkiller or antidepressant will be equally effective in subjects of either sex...
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Volunteering in middle age and senior years linked to enhanced mental health

Mental Health - Tue, 08/09/2016 - 00:00
No positive association seen before age of 40, suggesting link varies across life course.
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How to Spot the Signs and Symptoms of Bipolar Disorder

Mental Health - Sun, 08/07/2016 - 00:00
Learn all about the signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder, a mental health condition that causes people to switch between different moods.
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Single people more fulfilled, experience more psychological growth

Mental Health - Sat, 08/06/2016 - 00:00
In contrast to the negative ideology of being single, new research shows that single people have a fulfilling life, experiencing more psychological growth.
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