Mental Health

Why people with PTSD re-experience traumatic memories

In a new study, researchers have discovered that multiple locations in the human genome related to the risk of re-experiencing traumatic memories. This symptom is...
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Scientists discover a major cause of insomnia

In a new study, researchers found that people who suffer from insomnia are unable to get emotional distress off their mind. This means these people...

Dissociative disorders are nearly as common as depression. So why haven’t we heard about...

Dissociative disorders are often said to be rare. But our soon-to-be-published analysis of international studies suggests they affect 10-11% of the population at some point...

Compound in red wine may help treat depression, anxiety

In a new study, researchers found that a compound found in red wine may help develop new treatments for depression and anxiety. The plant compound...

Scientists find genes contributing to depression, schizophrenia, ADHD, autism, bipolar

In a new study, researchers have discovered the genes that contribute to the development of ADHD, autism spectrum disorder, bipolar disorder, major depression, and...

Sleep apnea may harm depression treatment

In a new study, researchers found that obstructive sleep apnea may. be one reason depression treatment doesn't work. They suggest when a patient is depressed...

Independent travel may mean better mental health

In a new study, researchers found that independent travel may mean better mental health in older people. It is important for older adults to be...

Micro-dosing psychedelic substances linked to better mood and focus, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who took very small doses of psychedelic substances reported improved mood and focus. But these people also...

These three meds can help treat opioid addiction

In a new research paper, scientists from Boston University suggest that categorizing medications that treat opioid use disorder as behind-the-counter drugs could save lives. Recently,...

Social medias and the ‘like’ can make you depressed, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that people who use social networks passively and tend to compare themselves with others are in danger of...

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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...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
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...