Mental Health

Negative mood linked to high inflammation risk

In a new study, researchers found that negative mood—such as sadness and anger—is associated with higher levels of inflammation and may be a signal...

Children of problem drinkers more likely to marry problem drinkers

In a new study, researchers found that children of parents who have alcohol use disorder are more likely to get married under the age...

Schizophrenia may come from a common personality

In a recent study, researchers found that the signals in people’s brains differ depending on a particular aspect of an individual’s personality, termed Schizotypy. The...

Vitamin D deficiency linked to depression in older people

In a new study, researchers found that a deficiency in vitamin D was linked to a substantially increased risk of depression (+75%) over a...

Marijuana use linked to schizophrenia, new study shows

In a large-scale genetic study, researchers found that some of the same genes linked to the use of cannabis are also linked to certain...

How social media use linked to depression

In a new research study, researchers found a correlation between the use of social media and depression symptoms like loneliness and fatigue. The study was...

People with schizophrenia experience emotion differently

In a new study, Vanderbilt University researchers explored how people experience emotion through their bodies and how this process is radically altered in people...

Many psychiatric diseases share the same genetic basis

Psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder often run in families. In a recent study, researchers explored the genetic connections between these and other...

In-person social contact may protect you from depression and PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that in-person social contact may offer some protection against depression and PTSD symptoms, but the same is not...

Loneliness could increase dementia risk by 40%, new research shows

In a new study, researchers found that loneliness can take on your health: It increases your risk of dementia by 40 percent. The research was...