|Antidepressants could delay Parkinson's progression|
Added: 06.09.2017 12:00 | 40 views | 0 comments
Nortriptyline - a tricyclic antidepressant - can prevent the formation of toxic brain clusters associated with Parkinson's disease, a new study finds.
|Two distinct brain regions have independent influence on decision-making|
Added: 01.09.2017 3:00 | 5 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...
|1 in 5 women with postpartum mood disorders keep quiet|
Added: 29.08.2017 3:00 | 35 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 | 36 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 | 38 views | 0 comments
Research suggests that selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitors - a common class of antidepressants - could lead to the exacerbation of tinnitus.
|Afternoon slump explained by brain's 'reward center'|
Added: 22.08.2017 11:00 | 35 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.
|Brain's 'fear hub' generates neurons in adulthood|
Added: 16.08.2017 3:00 | 35 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.
|Embracing negative emotions could boost psychological well-being|
Added: 13.08.2017 3:00 | 5 views | 0 comments
In a bad mood? Researchers suggest that it might be worth embracing those negative emotions; it could benefit your psychological health.
|Antidepressant use increases risk of head injuries among persons with Alzheimer's disease|
Added: 10.08.2017 3:00 | 9 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...
|Sugar and mental health: A toxic combination?|
Added: 05.08.2017 11:00 | 35 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 | 36 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 | 39 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.
|Faster-acting antidepressants may soon be a reality|
Added: 01.08.2017 3:00 | 39 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.
|Popular Netflix show may increase suicidal tendencies|
Added: 31.07.2017 11:00 | 39 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.
|Ketamine for depression encouraging, but questions remain around long-term use|
Added: 31.07.2017 3:00 | 9 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 | 8 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 | 39 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 | 10 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 | 39 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 | 38 views | 0 comments
New study links duration of estrogen exposure with increased vulnerability to depression: Longer exposure to estrogen shown to provide protection.