Mental Health

This stuff in drinking water may help lower suicide risk

In a new study, researchers found that naturally occurring lithium in public drinking water may have an anti-suicidal effect. They collated research from around the...

COVID-19 may lead to severe mental diseases in some people

A recent study from La Trobe University and elsewhere completed a review of contemporary epidemics and pandemic research to see the impact of COVID-19...

This study shows a new treatment for depression, anxiety

When things get rough, many Americans turn to prescription pills. About one in eight over the age of 12 take antidepressants for mental disorders such...

Enjoy your nap, but know the pros and cons

You could read this story now. Or you could take a nap first, and perhaps tackle it feeling more alert and refreshed. Health-wise, is that...

Brain stimulation may herald a new treatment for depression

Depression is a growing problem in Canada and elsewhere, and one of the most important public health issues today, says the World Health Organization...

Scientists find new way to treat Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia

In a new study, researchers have discovered a new class of proteins that protect synapses from being destroyed. Synapses are the structures where electrical impulses...

9 in 10 men may be harmed by domestic violence, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found 90% of men believe their doctors should ask whether they have perpetrated or experienced domestic violence — but...

This supplement may reduce depression, new study shows

In a new review study, researchers found that probiotics either taken by themselves or when combined with prebiotics, may help to ease depression. But as...

COVID-19 linked to these mental problems, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found people who have or had COVID-19 symptoms are more likely to develop general psychiatric disorders and are lonelier,...

This mental problem can help predict dementia

In a new study, researchers found apathy offers an important early warning sign of dementia in individuals with cerebrovascular disease, but depression does not. The...

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