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Psychology / Psychiatry News From Medical News Today

Psychiatry is the medical treatment of the psyche, and psychology is the science of the psyche. This category includes news on psychiatric treatments, rehabilitation and medications, forensic psychiatry, cognitive behavioral therapy and the functioning of

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Best apps for quitting smoking

Thu, 25 May 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Need help to stop smoking? Medical News Today have found the best apps for quitting smoking to help you kick the habit for good and become smoke-free.

Oxytocin administered to the nose increases emotion perception in autism

Thu, 25 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT

A recent study has demonstrated that intranasal oxytocin can influence how individuals with autism perceive emotion in others.

Yawning: An unsolved mystery

Wed, 24 May 2017 08:00:00 PDT

We all yawn; it is inevitable. Yet not a single one of us knows exactly why we do it. Here, we discuss the facts and try to understand why it evolved.

Suicide risk elevated among lung cancer patients

Wed, 24 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Suicide rates among lung cancer patients are significantly higher than the general population and people with breast, prostate, and colorectal cancers.

Loneliness may harm sleep quality for young adults

Sun, 21 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Young adults who feel lonely may be at greater risk of poor sleep quality, daytime tiredness, and concentration problems, new study finds.

Does drinking change your personality? Not so much, study suggests

Sat, 20 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new psychological study suggests that, contrary to popular belief, our 'drunk' and 'sober' personalities do not differ that much.

Oxytocin: The 'relationship crisis hormone'?

Sat, 20 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New study suggests that the 'love hormone' oxytocin should be referred to as 'crisis hormone,' since it is released in response to relationship insecurity.

Lack of 'beauty sleep' might hinder your social life

Fri, 19 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Just 2 nights of poor sleep may make you appear less attractive to others, and it may even deter people from socializing with you, a study suggests.

Biomarkers for cognitive impairment in Parkinson's revealed

Thu, 18 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A new study finds four biomarkers that may predict if people with Parkinson's disease will have severe cognitive decline within 3 years of diagnosis.

Scientists uncover a role for the microbiome in regulating fear responses

Wed, 17 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT

New research has shown that the microbiome, the collective trillions of bacteria within the gastrointestinal tract, regulates fear responses and modifies the brain function of adult mice.

Veterans with PTSD have an increased 'fight or flight' response

Tue, 16 May 2017 06:00:00 PDT

Young veterans with combat-related post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have an increased 'fight or flight' response during mental stress, according to new findings published in The Journal of...

Severe mental illness linked to much higher risk for cardiovascular disease

Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

An international study of more than 3.2 million people with severe mental illness reveals a substantially increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease compared to the general population.

PTSD medications may increase dementia risk

Sun, 14 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research suggests a link between post-traumatic stress disorder and increased dementia risk, but this risk may depend on the use of psychoactive drugs.

Is your child stressed? Get them a dog

Sun, 14 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Just like adults, children can be under enormous amounts of stress. New research says that a dog might help children to cope with stressful situations.

Smiling makes you look older

Sat, 13 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Do you want to look younger? Then avoid smiling. According to the latest research, if you want to take a couple of years off, look surprised instead.

A leisurely walk can boost mood, psychological well-being

Sat, 13 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

There may be no need to hit the gym to boost your psychological well-being; new research suggests that a simple leisurely stroll should do the trick.

First genetic location found for anorexia nervosa

Fri, 12 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

In what is perhaps the most significant genomic study of anorexia nervosa to date, researchers find the first genetic locus for the disorder.

Do red Smarties make you happier? 'Live the trial' class debunks the myth

Fri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A test to assess the effect of red Smarties on happiness has been used to teach the often "dull" or "boring" concepts of clinical research.

Psychology vs. philosophy: Beauty requires thought

Thu, 11 May 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Psychology researchers conclude that Kant was both right and wrong about beauty: if you want to appreciate beauty, you'll need to think about it.

Low-dose cannabinoid THC restores memory and learning in old mice

Mon, 08 May 2017 08:00:00 PDT

A new study finds that a low dose of THC - the main psychoactive compound in marijuana - can reverse age-related cognitive decline in old mice.

Study looks at maternal smoking in pregnancy, severe mental illness in offspring

Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A population-based study that analyzed data for nearly 1.7 million people born in Sweden suggests family-related factors, rather than causal teratogenic effects (birth defect causing), may explain...

Discovery of new pathway in brain has implications for schizophrenia treatment

Mon, 08 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Neuroscientists at Tufts University School of Medicine have discovered a new signaling pathway that directly connects two major receptors in the brain associated with learning and memory - the...

Massaging your partner can boost your well-being, reduce stress

Sat, 06 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers have found that both giving a massage to a partner and receiving one can have signifiant benefits for one's own physical and mental well-being.

Can swearing increase your physical strength?

Sat, 06 May 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A recent study from Keele University finds that the act of swearing out loud can increase strength and power output in physical challenges.

Dorothea Dix: Redefining mental illness

Fri, 05 May 2017 08:00:00 PDT

In the last of a series of articles celebrating female role models in medicine, we look at how Dorothea Dix helped to tackle the stigma of mental illness.