Mental Health

This depression drug could effectively reduce PTSD

In a recent study from Mount Sinai, researchers found that repeated intravenous (IV) ketamine infusions strongly reduce symptom severity in people with chronic post-traumatic...

Common bowel disease may increase your risk of mental problems

In a new study, researchers found inflammatory bowel disease is linked to an increased risk for psychiatric disorders and suicide attempts. The research was conducted...

Long-term alcohol drinking may lead to these mental problems

Deep within the brain, a small almond-shaped region called the amygdala plays a vital role in how we exhibit emotion, behavior and motivation. Understandably, it’s...

Depression may affect your vision, study finds

In a new study, researchers found examined the effects of depression on visual perception. They confirmed that the processing of visual information is altered in...

Women with this health problem twice as likely to suffer depression

In a new study, researchers found that women who suffer from vision, hearing or dual sensory loss are more than twice as likely to...

This midlife mental problem is risk factor for Alzheimer’s disease

In a new study, researchers found that being persistently lonely during midlife (ages 45-64) appears to make people more likely to develop dementia and...

Mental illness linked to worse heart attack outcomes

In a new study, researchers found that people with a severe mental illness are more likely to die following a heart attack than those...

High smoking dependence linked to depression, study finds

In a new study, researchers found new information on the connection between symptoms of depression and smoking dependence. The results support the importance of understanding...

‘Harsh parenting’ may lead to smaller brains in kids

In a new study, researchers found that repeatedly getting angry, hitting, shaking or yelling at children is linked with smaller brain structures in adolescence. The...

3 in 5 adults in Canada have bad childhoods, study finds

In a new study, researchers found that roughly three in every five Canadian adults have been exposed to childhood abuse, neglect, intimate partner violence...