Negative vs. Positive Social Media Experiences and Depressive Symptoms

Negative experiences on social media carry more weight than positive interactions when it comes to the likelihood of young adults reporting depressive symptoms. The finding may be useful for designing interventions and clinical recommendations to ...

Jun 19

Categories: Depression

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EEG Can Determine Treatment for Depressed Patient

A simple, in-office EEG-based test can help determine if a depressed patient will do better on antidepressants or talk therapy as part of their course of treatment.

Jun 19

Categories: Depression

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Camping Together Is Good For Families With ADHD

Research has shown that going camping has benefits when it comes to ADHD. The time spent in nature has been shown to help soothe some ADHD symptoms, and the time spent with family helps to strengthen relationships that can be stressed by symptoms.

Jun 19

Categories: Adult ADHD, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Early stress is linked to brain maturation

A longitudinal study that lasted for 20 years was carried out by Radboud University regarding brain maturation. The researchers found that early exposure to stress leads to accelerated brain maturation during adolescence, and late exposure to stress ...

Jun 18

Categories: Child Development, Stress Management

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The brain model of PTSD

Recent studies have shown that a crucial step in the treatment of PTSD is to correct these trauma memories, rather than to suppress them.

Jun 18

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Consumption of saturated fats may be linked to poorer stress ...

According to a study by Brain, Behaviour and Immunity, adolescent rats which were fed with food that were high in saturated fats developed poor stress management skills. Regions of the rats' brains that were changed by the diet resembled the ...

Jun 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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Consumption of saturated fats may be linked to poorer stress ...

According to a study by Brain, Behaviour and Immunity, adolescent rats which were fed with food that were high in saturated fats developed poor stress management skills. Regions of the rats' brains that were changed by the diet resembled the ...

Jun 16

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD, Stress ...

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Is Yoga a potential treatment for ADHD?

Yoga is well known for its calming effects and is a popular way of relieving stress. Its benefits to people with ADHD also extends beyond the yoga session. Some studies have shown that consistent yoga sessions help to alleviate some of the symptoms ...

Jun 16

Categories: Adult ADHD, Meditation

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Content of Service Members' Art Linked To Their Trauma Levels

A new study found that military service members recovering from PTSD who still identified as a member of a unit have lower levels of psychological injuries.

Jun 14

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Dementia Risk Increased in 50-Year-Olds With Blood Pressure Below ...

New findings have found that 50-year-olds who had blood pressure that was higher than normal but still below the threshold that is used when deciding to treat the condition, were at increased risk of developing dementia in later life.

Jun 14

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia, ...

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Do games aid brain development in people with ADHD?

Many people have read that game applications aid brain development and provides brain training for people with ADHD. What does brain training mean?

Jun 13

Categories: Adult ADHD

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Autistic Kids Twice as Likely to Suffer from Food Allergies

A new study finds that children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are more likely to suffer from a food allergy than children who do not have ASD.

Jun 12

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child ...

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Human Drug Addiction Behaviors Tied To Specific Impairments in 6 ...

Systematic review of task-related neuroimaging studies found addicted individuals demonstrate increased activity in certain networks during drug-related processing but decreased activity across all other functions.

Jun 12

Categories: Addictions, Drug Addiction

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Scientists Discover Schizophrenia Gene Roles in Brain Development

A research team identified 150 proteins affecting cell activity and brain development that contribute to mental disorders, including schizophrenia, bipolar condition and depression.

Jun 12

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Are Narcissism and Self-Esteem referring to the same thing?

A narcissist is defined by the desire for a higher social status, and not for social acceptance.

Jun 11

Categories: Personality problems, Self-Esteem

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