Mental Health

For people with a mental illness, loved ones who care are as important as...

People living with mental illness often require support from carers, such as family and friends, on a long-term and somewhat unpredictable basis. But these support...

Scientists discover 10 new genes in the development of schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers have implicated 10 new genes in the development of schizophrenia using a method called whole-exome sequencing, the analysis of...

Bipolar disorder may increase risk of Parkinson disease

In a new study, researchers found patients with bipolar disorder (BD) seem to have an increased risk for developing Parkinson disease (PD). The research was...

Mindfulness may help reduce opioid cravings, chronic pain

In a new study, researchers found people suffering from opioid addiction and chronic pain may have fewer cravings and less pain if they use...

This therapy may help increase self-esteem in people with depression

In a new study, researchers found that patients with depression were able to strengthen some of their brain connections whilst thinking about guilt-evoking memories,...

Healthier diet may directly reduce depression

In a new study, researchers found people with depression whose diet is usually unhealthy showed significantly fewer symptoms of depression after eating a healthy...

Scientists reverse core symptom in schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers have restored normal working memory to a mouse model of schizophrenia. They eliminated a core symptom of the disorder that,...

How music therapy can help anxious children

According to the NHS, as many as one in eight children aged five to 19 faces a mental health challenge. And a significant number...

Strong family ties during teen years can help ward off depression in later life

Depression is a leading cause of disability and disease for people around the world. It often begins during adolescence, especially for females, may continue or...

Why women are more likely to have depression

Depression affects women nearly twice as much as men, but unraveling the brain's blueprint that regulates this behavior, let alone identifying specific molecular differences...

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