Mental Health

Schizophrenia may come from a common personality

In a recent study, researchers found that the signals in people’s brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual’s personality, termed Schizotypy. The...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that a deficiency in vitamin D was linked to a substantially increased risk of depression (+75%) over a...

Marijuana use linked to schizophrenia, new study shows

In a large-scale genetic study, researchers found that some of the same genes linked to the use of cannabis are also linked to certain...

How social media use linked to depression

In a new research study, researchers found a correlation between the use of social media and depression symptoms like loneliness and fatigue. The study was...

People with schizophrenia experience emotion differently

In a new study, Vanderbilt University researchers explored how people experience emotion through their bodies and how this process is radically altered in people...

Many psychiatric diseases share the same genetic basis

Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often run in families. In a recent study, researchers explored the genetic connections between these and other...

In-person social contact may protect you from depression and PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that in-person social contact may offer some protection against depression and PTSD symptoms, but the same is not...

Loneliness could increase dementia risk by 40%, new research shows

In a new study, researchers found that loneliness can take on your health: It increases your risk of dementia by 40 percent. The research was...

Your responses to daily stress could strongly affect your brain health

In a new study, researchers found that taking typical daily annoyances such as a long wait at the doctor's office or a traffic jam...

This anti-seizure drug could strongly reduce symptoms in depression

In a recent study, researchers from Mount Sinai found that patients with Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) could strongly reduce depressive symptoms after being treated...

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Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...

Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...