This stuff in gut linked to depression, bipolar disorder

In a new study from King's College London, researchers found that there is a common, overlapping environment in the gut bacteria of people living...

Doing this may improve older people’s cognitive function in daily life

In a new study from Penn State, researchers found socializing with others is important for mental health and well-being, and it may help improve...

Regular exercise may lower risk of anxiety by almost 60%

In a new study from Lund University, researchers found that regular exercise may help reduce the risk of developing anxiety. They found that those who...

Scientists find link between ADHD and dementia across generations

In a new study from Karolinska Institutet, researchers found a link between ADHD and dementia across generations. They found that parents and grandparents of individuals...

Scientists find new drug to reduce daydreaming, fatigue, and brain sluggishness in ADHD

In a recent study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, researchers found a drug known to stimulate brain activity can lower mental symptoms...

Social isolation can be deadly for older adults

In a new study from Yale, researchers found socially isolated older adults who enter intensive care units (ICUs) are more likely to die and...

Dance and movement therapy holds promise for treating anxiety and depression, as well as...

A few years ago, framed by the skyline of Detroit, a group of about 15 children resettled as refugees from the Middle East and...

These drugs can benefit people with diabetes and depression

In a new study from the National Taiwan University Hospital, researchers found people with diabetes and depression who take antidepressants may have a lower...

A greener environment can help reduce depression, boost cancer survival

Evidence is growing that living in areas of high greenness, surrounded by trees, shrubs and other vegetation has beneficial effects on human health. In two...

Many people don’t get drugs for alcohol problems

About 14 million adults in the U.S. have alcohol use disorder (AUD). There are effective treatments. But a recent study found that they are...

5 common thinking traps and how to avoid them

Have you ever fallen into a thinking trap? “I already messed up my plan by eating a piece of cake, so I might as well...

This study finds a major cause of social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety can be a highly debilitating psychiatric disorder with negative impacts on the individual’s relationships and working life. In a recent study published in Molecular...

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30 million Americans are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats, contaminated meat

More than 30 million Americans are infected with a brain parasite spread by cats and contaminated meat, but most will never show symptoms. In a...

Older people with these personality traits may have worse cognitive function

Our aging brains collect tangles and sticky plaques that can interfere in our cognition and memory. But in a new study, researchers found some older...

This depression drug could shut down the brain if used too much

Ketamine is an anesthetic and pain relief drug. It has recently been proposed as a new treatment for depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Beyond its anesthetic...

Scientists find the root cause of alcoholism

In a new study, researchers found the physical origin of alcohol addiction is located in a network of the human brain that regulates our...

Depression, anxiety and PTSD may not be mental diseases at all

In a new study, researchers found that some of the most common mental disorders, including depression, anxiety, and PTSD, might not be disorders at...