Mental Health

Ketamine can treat depression in a unique way

In a new study, researchers found that ketamine is not an opioid and the medicine is incredibly effective for many patients with treatment-resistant depression. The...

Trees may boost your mental well-being

In a new study, researchers found that people who live on tree-lined streets may have better mental well-being. These people reported less psychological distress and...

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...

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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 walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...