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Antidepressants could delay Parkinson's progression

Added: 06.09.2017 12:00 | 54 views | 0 comments

Nortriptyline - a tricyclic antidepressant - can prevent the formation of toxic brain clusters associated with Parkinson's disease, a new study finds.

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Two distinct brain regions have independent influence on decision-making

Added: 01.09.2017 3:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

Often when we make a decision, we calculate its "expected value," by multiplying the value of something (how much we want or need it) with the probability that we might be able to obtain it, a...

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1 in 5 women with postpartum mood disorders keep quiet

Added: 29.08.2017 3:00 | 42 views | 0 comments

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that 21 percent of recent mothers experiencing postpartum mood disorders (PPMDs), such as anxiety and depression, do not disclose their...


The 10 best bipolar blogs

Added: 24.08.2017 11:00 | 43 views | 0 comments

Bipolar blogs are written by mental health professionals and individuals who are living with bipolar disorder. We have selected the best bipolar blogs.


Tinnitus could be worsened by antidepressant use

Added: 23.08.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Research suggests that selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors - a common class of antidepressants - could lead to the exacerbation of tinnitus.

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Afternoon slump explained by brain's 'reward center'

Added: 22.08.2017 11:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

A neuroscientific study suggests that the brain's reward-processing hub, controlled by our body clock, drives us into an energy slump around 2 p.m.

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Brain's 'fear hub' generates neurons in adulthood

Added: 16.08.2017 3:00 | 42 views | 0 comments

A new mouse study finds that the adult brain generates new neurons in a previously unknown area: the amygdala, also known as the brain's fear center.

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Embracing negative emotions could boost psychological well-being

Added: 13.08.2017 3:00 | 9 views | 0 comments

In a bad mood? Researchers suggest that it might be worth embracing those negative emotions; it could benefit your psychological health.

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Antidepressant use increases risk of head injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease

Added: 10.08.2017 3:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

Antidepressant use is associated with an increased risk of head injuries and traumatic brain injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study from the University of Eastern...

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Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?

Added: 05.08.2017 11:00 | 42 views | 0 comments

Sugar is everywhere in our diets. Studies show its detrimental effect on brain cells and link sugar consumption to long-term mental health.


Yoga can help to treat depression, studies show

Added: 04.08.2017 10:00 | 47 views | 0 comments

New studies presented at the American Psychological Association's annual convention indicate that yoga can help to reduce symptoms of depression.


School study proves obesity prevention can work

Added: 01.08.2017 3:00 | 48 views | 0 comments

A unique approach to obesity prevention has helped schools in the ACT reduce the number of students who are overweight or obese, and even had a positive effect on mental health.

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Faster-acting antidepressants may soon be a reality

Added: 01.08.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

Serotonin reuptake inhibitors are used to treat depression, but their exact mechanism is unknown. New research lifts the lid and may lead to improvements.

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Popular Netflix show may increase suicidal tendencies

Added: 31.07.2017 11:00 | 46 views | 0 comments

New research finds a link between the premiere of the show '13 Reasons Why' and the volume of Internet searches for suicide-related terms and queries.

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Ketamine for depression encouraging, but questions remain around long-term use

Added: 31.07.2017 3:00 | 16 views | 0 comments

A world-first systematic review into the safety of ketamine as a treatment for depression, published in the prestigious Lancet Psychiatry, shows the risks of long-term ketamine treatment remain...


Having depression and heart disease could double death risk

Added: 31.07.2017 3:00 | 13 views | 0 comments

A new study finds a strong correlation between the risk of premature death and developing depression after being diagnosed with coronary artery disease.


Too much sugar may harm men's mental health

Added: 28.07.2017 12:00 | 48 views | 0 comments

Men with a high daily sugar intake may be at greater risk of developing depression or other mental health disorders after 5 years, new research suggests.


Antidepressant use in pregnant women linked to small increase in autism

Added: 27.07.2017 3:00 | 15 views | 0 comments

A new study found that antidepressant medications taken during pregnancy may be linked to the development of autism in children - although the effect appears to be limited.


Depression may alter brain's white matter structure

Added: 25.07.2017 10:00 | 47 views | 0 comments

In a major study that uses cutting-edge imaging, researchers show that people with depression have alterations in the white matter part of the brain.


Why some women are more likely to feel depressed

Added: 21.07.2017 3:00 | 45 views | 0 comments

New study links duration of estrogen exposure with increased vulnerability to depression: Longer exposure to estrogen shown to provide protection.


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