Mental Health

PTSD children

Using MRI, scientists show how PTSD disrupts children brains

Children with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) experience disruptions in the structure of the neural networks inside their brains, according to a study appearing online...
speech therapy

Scientists develop a new speech therapy to help dementia patients recall lost memories

In a new Northwestern Medicine study, researchers develop a novel telemedicine speech therapy program for people with language problems due to dementia. The therapy...
active duty soldiers

Fish oil can help improve mental health among active duty soldiers

Fish oil has many health benefits, such as reducing symptoms of ADHD, anxiety, Alzheimer’s disease and eye disorders. This is mainly because it is...
aerobic exercise

Medication combined with aerobic exercise can beat depression

Major depressive disorder, or depression, is one of the most common mental disorders. In 2013, it is estimated that major depressive disorder affected about...
mindfulness meditation

Mindfulness meditation can tame our emotional brain, says research

Mindfulness is a form of nonjudgmental attention focusing on the present. It is known as a distinct method to improve our health and wellbeing. Now...
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Yoga can help reduce symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder

People with generalized anxiety disorder often have excessive and sometimes irrational worry. The worry can be about anything, including, health, money, death, romantic relationship,...
negative health behavior

Health professionals suffer more from stress and have more negative health behavior, says research

People who work in medical centers are supposed to have more health knowledge and better health. However, in a recent study scientists show that these...
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Being a doctor or a lawyer may lead to poor response to depression treatment,...

High status jobs, such as doctor and lawyer, are generally considered to be lucrative and prestigious. However, these jobs often come with long hours,...
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Eating fruits and vegetables may help reduce the risk of depression

According to WHO, about 400 million people suffer from depression. This disorder is one of the largest single causes of disability worldwide. Depression can lead...
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Why mindfulness-based yoga can reduce depression in women

Depression is a common mental health issue. It is estimated that about 25% of women and 12% of men are affected by the disorder...