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What are the characteristics of strong mental health?

Amid the coronavirus pandemic we are being warned of a “second wave” of mental health problems that threatens to overrun an already weakened mental...

This study shows a major cause of social anxiety disorder

A recent study from Uppsala University found that the balance between the neurotransmitters serotonin and dopamine may affect whether a person develops a social...

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...

A simple way to effectively boost your mental health

In a new study, researchers found that people who live their lives with a sense of gratitude are happier and less likely to suffer...

Stress, anxiety or depression? Treatment starts with the right diagnosis

Long before the coronavirus pandemic mixed fear and uncertainty into daily life, Americans felt stressed out. They worried about the country's rising health care costs,...

Common gut disease linked to high risk of substance use disorder

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an inflammatory condition, encompassing ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s Disease, where the body launches inflammatory responses against the gastrointestinal tract. This...

Scientists discover new treatment for depression, anxiety

In a new study, researchers discovered that treatments of brain disorders may not have to require drugs or invasive surgery at all—just sound waves. The...

Single dose cannabis THC may lead to depression, anxiety, and psychotic symptoms

Cannabis is one of the most widely used psychoactive substances worldwide, with 6-7% of the population in Europe using it every year, over 15%...

Is your job killing you? Here is why it may lead to depression, death

As millions continue working from home during the pandemic or are required to report to jobs as essential employees, many have raised questions about...

Binge drinking could develop into this mental disorder

In a new study, researchers found that when people binge on more than a few, they could be putting their physical and mental health...

COVID-19 may cause many mental problems, including PTSD

In a new study, researchers found that people taken ill by coronavirus infections may experience psychiatric problems while hospitalized and potentially after they recover. The...

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This common mental health drug may change the brain negatively

In a new study, researchers found that a commonly used anti-psychotic medication was linked to adverse changes in brain structure. This study is the first...

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...

Scientists discover the cause of Parkinson’s disease

In a new study, researchers confirmed that Parkinson's disease originates among cells in the gut and travels up the body's neurons to the brain. The...

Single dose of this drug may help reduce anxiety and depression for a long...

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Scientists discover a major cause of insomnia

In a new study, researchers found that people who suffer from insomnia are unable to get emotional distress off their mind. This means these people...