Psychological support waning for heart patients despite nearly half ...

Psychological support for heart patients is waning despite nearly half experiencing mental health problems after their heart event.

Sep 5

Categories: Adult psychological development, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Mental ...

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Cannabis prevents the negative behavioral and physiological effects ...

Administering synthetic marijuana (cannabinoids) soon after a traumatic event can prevent PTSD-like (post-traumatic stress disorder) symptoms in rats, caused by the trauma and by trauma reminders.

Sep 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Post Traumatic Stress ...

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40% of women with severe mental illness are victims of rape or ...

Women with severe mental illness are up to five times more likely than the general population to be victims of sexual assault and two to three times more likely to suffer domestic violence, reveals new research led by UCL and King's College London ...

Sep 5

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Mental Health in Asia, Post ...

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Mental health initiative seeks to reach beyond stigma

People who avoid seeking help for their mental health conditions because of stigma are the ones the community mental health and dementia support network led by the Agency for Integrated Care (AIC) hopes to reach out to.

Sep 4

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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Older adults who volunteer are more likely to be happier and ...

Older adults who stay active by volunteering are getting more out of it than just an altruistic feeling - they are receiving a health boost!

Sep 4

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Health / Illness / ...

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Regular family meals may reduce effects of cyberbullying in ...

In these times of busy and fast-paced lifestyles, sitting down to a family meal can be a rare luxury. But a new study suggests that for teenagers, regular family meals could protect them against the negative implications of cyberbullying.

Sep 4

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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Deep and meaningful relationships can help you thrive

Deep and meaningful relationships play a vital role in overall well-being. Past research has shown that individuals with supportive and rewarding relationships have better mental health, higher levels of subjective well-being and lower rates of ...

Sep 3

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Relationships & ...

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Serotonin transporter a crucial pharmacological target of ...

In the central nervous system, serotonergic transmission is critically regulated by serotonin reuptake through the serotonin transporter.

Sep 3

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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Making new friends through expressions of gratitude

Parents have long told their children to mind their Ps and Qs, and remember to say thank you. Now the evidence is in on why it matters.

Sep 3

Categories: Friendships, Happiness

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ADHD drugs 'do not stunt children's growth,' say AAP

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood, often lasting into adulthood. Though it is commonly treated with a "stimulant" medication, there have been concerns that such drugs could ...

Sep 2

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

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Plants in offices make workers happier, more productive

Staff working in offices designed to be lean and devoid of greenery, are happier and more productive when those environments are enriched with plants, say researchers who conducted the largest field study of its kind.

Sep 2

Categories: Adult psychological development, Happiness, Workplace Issues

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Serotonin deficiency as cause of depression - is it a myth?

A new study in mice suggests that serotonin deficiency may not play as influential a role in depression as has previously been thought.

Sep 2

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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6 Things to Say to Someone with Depression or Who's Depressed

Lots of people experience depression, while others just have bad days or just are feeling down on themselves. No matter why they're depressed, sad, or unmotivated to do much of anything, one thing is certain — it's a tough feeling to experience. ...

Sep 1

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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The psychology of wearable computing - does Google Glass affect where ...

A new study finds that while wearing gaze-monitoring devices may initially encourage more socially-acceptable looking behaviours, the effect doesn't last.

Sep 1

Categories: Adult psychological development

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Previous depression can lead to brain networks becoming ...

Depression may be better predicted and understood now that University of Illinois at Chicago researchers have discovered that young adults who previously experienced the mental illness have hyper-connected emotional and cognitive networks in the ...

Sep 1

Categories: Depression, Post Partum Depression

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