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How alcoholism linked to depression

Alcoholism and depression often go hand-in-hand. According to studies, alcoholism has risen sharply in the 2000s, to the point that one such study suggests that...
Scientists detect early warning sign of psychosis

Scientists detect early warning sign of psychosis

Brains of people at risk of psychosis exhibit a pattern that can help predict whether they will go on to develop full-fledged schizophrenia, a...

Depression and arthritis often happen together

Arthritis is common in individuals with varying degrees of depression, according to a new study. In the study, researchers analyzed the data of National Health...

Why it’s so hard to recover from addiction?

For celebrities struggling with substance addiction, the recovery process is often anything but private. That was recently the case for singer Demi Lovato, whose relapse...

Schizophrenia may be an extreme of a common personality

Researchers have found that the signals in people's brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual's personality, termed Schizotypy, a discovery that...

Hurricanes can affect our mental health: How to cope with it

Alan E. Stewart is a weather and climate psychology professor at the University of Georgia who studies the effect severe weather has on our...

Ketamine could fight depression in a surprising way, Stanford study shows

Ketamine works as an antidepressant at least in part by activating the brain’s opioid system, new Stanford research reports. The finding overturns previously held beliefs...

Suicide becomes a public health crisis

Each day in the United States, 123 people take their own lives. For each of those deaths, at least 25 more people attempt suicide. The...

Swimming in cold water may reduce depression

In a recent study, researchers find open water swimming might help people with depression be able to give up their medication and live happier...

Your psychological well-being plays a key role in heart health

In a new study, researchers find that maintaining positive thoughts and feelings can help people achieve better cardiovascular health. The research focuses on whether psychological...