Mental Health

Psychedelic drug may help reduce domestic violence in men

Psychedelic drug may help reduce domestic violence in men

In a new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology, researchers from UBC's Okanagan campus have discovered that men who have used psychedelic drugs...
Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

Mind molding psychedelic drugs could treat depression, and other mental illnesses

It seems that psychedelics do more than simply alter perception. According to the latest research from my colleagues and me, they change the structures of...
Early birds are less prone to depression than night owls

Early birds are less prone to depression than night owls

Middle-to-older aged women who are naturally early to bed and early to rise are significantly less likely to develop depression, according to a new...
Teens on a diet high in saturated fats may develop signs of PTSD

Teens on a diet high in saturated fats may develop signs of PTSD

A new study published in the journal Brain, Behavior, and Immunity shows that adolescent rats who consume a diet high in saturated fats have...
Mindfulness may ease pain from social rejection

Mindfulness may ease pain from social rejection

People who have greater levels of mindfulness—or the tendency to maintain attention on and awareness of the present moment—are better able to cope with...
EEG can decide whether drugs or a talk therapy is better for a depression patient

EEG can decide whether drugs or a talk therapy is better for a depression...

People react differently to positive events in their lives. For some, a small reward can have a large impact on their mood, while others may...
People unable to work after heart attack face depression and financial hardship

People unable to work after heart attack face depression and financial hardship

More people than ever are able to resume working after a heart attack, but those working less or unable to work reported lower quality...
1 in 3 US adults may unknowingly take drugs that cause depression

1 in 3 US adults may unknowingly take drugs that cause depression

A new study from University of Illinois at Chicago researchers suggests that more than one-third of U.S. adults may be using prescription medications that...
New method squashes cyberbully fast and accurately

New method squashes cyberbully fast and accurately

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have designed a new technique for spotting nasty personal attacks on social media networks like Instagram. The new...
Binging, purging and fasting common in overweight, obese young people

Binging, purging and fasting common in overweight, obese young people

Young adults who are overweight or obese are twice as likely as their leaner peers to binge and purge, use laxatives or diuretics, or...