Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTStudies presented at this year's International Early Psychosis Association (IEPA) meeting in Milan, Italy (20-22 October) suggest that increased levels of inflammatory cytokines are associated with...
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTUnderstanding of the physical root of depression has been advanced, thanks to research by the University of Warwick, UK, and Fudan University, China.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 08:00:00 PDTA new meta-analysis finds a new class of drugs used to treat inflammation in autoimmune diseases may also be an effective treatment for depression.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTChildren who have been in foster care are more likely to develop mental and physical health problems, such as depression, asthma, and ADHD, study finds.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTChildren born to mothers who purchase at least two SSRI prescriptions during pregnancy may be at much higher risk of speech and language disorders.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 06:00:00 PDTDepression can have an effect on mother and baby both during and after pregnancy. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and prevention with this article.
Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTSome high blood pressure lowering medications may affect mood disorders, such as depression and bipolar disorder, according to new research.
Sat, 08 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTA study of more than 180 male prisoners reveals how a 4-month transcendental meditation program eased stress and almost halved symptoms of trauma.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTThe hippocampus is a part of the brain that plays a huge role in memory and how knowledge is obtained. Learn more about its health and functions here.
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTPatients make more progress toward overcoming anxiety, fears and phobias when their therapy sessions are scheduled in the morning, new research suggests.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTResearchers have identified a new brain signaling pathway that alleviates depression when blocked; the discovery could open the door to new treatments.
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTIn the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics a report by German investigators headed by professor Brakemeier introduces a new form of psychotherapeutic treatment for substance abuse...
Wed, 05 Oct 2016 05:00:00 PDTElectrifying brain circuits may decrease depressive symptoms and chronic pain, but a USC scientist says we first need to see what the electric current is actually doing.
Tue, 04 Oct 2016 09:00:00 PDTA variant of the enzyme ACMSD is more prevalent in patients with suicidal behavior, a study finds, and targeting it could help prevent suicidal attempts.
Sun, 02 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew research finds alcohol affects the same brain pathways as fast-acting antidepressants, perhaps explaining why some people feel alcohol boosts mood.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:00:00 PDTThe use of hormonal contraceptives was linked to higher risk of depression and antidepressant use in a new study, especially for teenage girls.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTNew data shows that workplace depression is a major issue across different cultures and economies, with "wide and devastating" consequences for thousands of organisations worldwide.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHaving an abortion may be followed by feelings of grief, loss, or regret, which could lead to a type of depression. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTResearchers reveal why antidepressants work in some patients but not others. Their findings show antidepressant effectiveness may depend on environment.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTAn international study has found that having a high status job means that you are less likely to respond to standard treatment with medications for depression.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTBreaking research finds that depression in early pregnancy predicts gestational diabetes and that gestational diabetes predicts postpartum depression.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 08:00:00 PDTResearchers have been able to pinpoint emotions such as fear, contentment, and sadness in the human brain, thanks to an algorithm and fMRI scans.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTA new study in Biological Psychiatry reports that esketamine, a component of the general anesthetic ketamine, shows rapid and significant improvement in depressive symptoms in patients who do not...
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTHomosexual, bisexual, and transgender youth tend to have a higher risk for suicide-related thoughts and behaviors, but research on interventions to prevent suicide among sexual and gender minority...
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDTIn the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics an international group of investigators outlines the side effects that long-term treatment with antidepressant drugs may induce.