Mental Health

Excessive sweating may be linked to anxiety, depression

Excessive sweating may be linked to anxiety, depression

In a new study, researchers found excessive sweating is linked to mental health problems. They found may patients with hyperhidrosis also had either anxiety or...
Schizophrenia linked to a common personality, study shows

Schizophrenia linked to a common personality, study shows

In a recent study, researchers from the University of Nottingham found a particular aspect of personality, termed Schizotypy, could change the signals of the...
Poor mental health linked to higher risk of chronic disease

Poor mental health linked to higher risk of chronic disease

A new study led by The University of Western Australia has shown that poor mental health may be behind an increase in chronic disease...
Unhealthy diet linked to poor mental health

Unhealthy diet linked to poor mental health

A new study has shown that poor mental health is linked to poor diet quality. It found people who ate more unhealthy food were more...
5 myths about mental health everyone should know

5 myths about mental health everyone should know

Mental health, or psychological well-being, is very important for people’s overall health and the quality of life. Mental illness could affect everyone in some way,...
Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

Smartphones could help explain the causes of depression and anxiety

In a new study, researchers used smartphones to measure symptoms of depression and anxiety in real time and learn how immediate feelings relate to...

Scientists discover specific gut bacteria linked to depression

In a new study, researchers discovered specific gut bacteria linked to depression and provides evidence that a wide range of gut bacteria can produce...

Older people with depression could benefit from non-drug treatments

Depression is common in older age and with an aging population how late-life depression is managed will become increasingly important. In a new study, researchers...

This essential nutrient may help fight depression

In a recent study, researchers found that over-the-counter oral magnesium tablets could help treat mild-to-moderate depression. In addition, the magnesium treatment has fewer side effects. The...

Scientists find major cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder

In a recent study, researchers explored the underlying causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The research is from Julius-Maximilians-Universität (JMU) Würzburg (Germany). Around 2% of the general...