Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PSTA study comparing the brains of comedians and non-comedians as they write jokes asks which regions of the brain are responsible for generating humor.
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTFlashbacks of scenes from traumatic events often haunt those suffering from psychiatric conditions, such as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Tue, 28 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTSeveral newly discovered variants of a gene increase the risk of developing anxiety disorders.
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn eight-week mindfulness-based meditation program led to improved quality of life and psychological well-being in clinical trial of patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Mon, 27 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTTeenagers who self-report feeling drowsy mid-afternoon also tend to exhibit more anti-social behavior such as lying, cheating, stealing and fighting.
Sun, 26 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTIn this article, learn about physical and psychological causes of impotence, what different treatments are available, and how impotence may be prevented.
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTUnlike previous research, a new study finds no link between cat ownership in childhood and increased risk of mental health disorders.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PSTPositive effects of cognitive training in healthy elderly people have been reported, but data regarding its effects in patients with dementia is unclear.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study investigates the link between patients with metal health issues and the risk of having a stroke within several time periods.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAs mindfulness practices rise in popularity and evidence of their worth continues to accumulate, those who work with aging populations are looking to use the techniques to boost cognitive...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTDespite living in strong and supportive families for over 20 years, children exposed to early deprivation in Romanian institutions aged 0-3 experience a range of mental health problems in early...
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTAn innovative psychological treatment can help older people who are suffering from lower-severity depression, say researchers at the University of York.
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers found that eliminating a set of genes in the corticostriatal brain region of mice - also present in humans - led to OCD-like behavior.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTNew research conducted in adolescent rodents provides insights on the mechanisms behind anorexia nervosa and points to a potential treatment strategy.
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTRecent advice on depression screening from the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) may lead to overtesting and overtreatment, according to some experts.
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:00 PSTWomen with mild blockage of coronary arteries report poorer health, more anxiety and a more negative outlook than men with the same condition, according to new research in the American Heart...
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTResearchers suggest that evoking treasured memories through nostalgic public service announcements could be an effective quit-smoking strategy.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTA new study shows how a forebrain deficiency in the cellular protein phospholipase Cγ1 causes bipolar disorder-like symptoms in mice.
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTPatients' mental health may affect their risk of experiencing wound-related complications after surgery, new research indicates.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTLearn about the benefits of physical activity for people with depression, how socializing may help, and what depression triggers should be avoided.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTThe 'love hormone' is known to promote mother-child bonding, but new research indicates that it could do the same for a father and their offspring.
Sat, 18 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTMothers from all human societies sing to their babies. Why do they do this, and is it important? One researcher is determined to find out.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PSTThe first meta-analysis of its kind reviews data from 18 clinical trials to conclude that B vitamins have a positive effect on schizophrenia symptoms.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 07:00:00 PSTThe largest study of its kind provides robust evidence to confirm ADHD is a brain disorder characterized by delayed development of several brain regions.
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PSTLarge-scale study looks at tiredness and its associations with environment, genes, and mental and physical health.Already feeling drained so early in the year?