Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a study that gives clear and direct new evidence that autism begins during pregnancy.
Date Posted: March 27, 2014
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
Mental health is a topic everyone can relate to. We all personally know what it’s like when you miss the train or you're late to a meeting - we all know what it feels like to be stressed and how it impairs our ability to make good decisions. And ...
Categories: Workplace IssuesGO
Yoga increases the brain's levels of GABA, a chemical that helps regulate nerve activity, research finds. The study, lead by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine, compared yoga with a 'metabolically matched' walking condition. ...
Categories: Meditation, Mood Swings / BipolarGO
SINGAPORE - About one in 15 Singaporeans suffers from stress-related disorders such as depression at some point in his or her life. Mental health experts said one contributing factor could be Singapore's highly dense urban environment.
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
Some of Australia's leading scientists, researchers and doctors have started world-first clinical research in Brisbane to unlock the code behind post-traumatic stress disorder - the debilitating and potentially fatal mental illness that impacts ...
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
A nasal spray that delivers a peptide to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative therapeutic approach, research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.
To be in flow is to be so engrossed in what you're doing-and this can be in any activity although we often tend to associate this state with creative pursuits and elite sport that literally nothing, not the passing of time, your full bladder or the ...
Having a good quality and restorative sleep is essential for one to be able to function well throughout the day. Failure to do so will lead to numerous impacts to health, both long- and short-term.
Categories: Sleep DisordersGO
HONG KONG - Ingrained resistance to discussing mental health problems and suicide in Hong Kong is proving to be an obstacle to bringing down the rising rate of young people killing themselves, suicide prevention workers say. The city's youth ...
Categories: Suicide Prevention, Teenage IssuesGO
Building a strong connection to a social group helps clinically depressed patients recover and helps prevent relapse, according to a new study. For the paper, (CIFAR) Senior Fellow Alexander Haslam, lead author Tegan Cruwys and their colleagues at ...
Categories: Depression, Social Anxiety / Phobia, Social IsolationGO
Jilly Dos Santos really did try to get to school on time. She set three successive alarms on her phone. Skipped breakfast. Hastily applied makeup while her fuming father drove. But last year she rarely made it into the frantic scrum at the doors of ...
Categories: Sleep Disorders, Teenage IssuesGO
In mindfulness, you train your mind to focus on the present and respond with reason before emotion. It's about taking a pause and guiding yourself to become "aware enough in the moment so that before you react, you're aware of how you're responding ...
"Millions of people suffering from psychological distress fail to seek or receive mental health services. A key factor here is that many evidence-based treatments are burdensome - time consuming, expensive, difficult to access, and perceived as ...
Investigators’ focus on the role of pilots on the missing Malaysian jetliner casts a spotlight on how commercial aviators are screened for mental health. Malaysian Airline System Bhd. gives psychological tests, a common industry practice in Asia, ...
You know when you want a friend or partner to tell you, honestly, how you look in a new outfit? A new study offers a way. Daft as it may sound, the findings suggest that if you truly want an honest verdict, it could work to ask your friend to put ...
Stressed males tend to become more self-centered and less able to distinguish their own emotions and intentions from those of other people. For women the exact opposite is true. Stress, this problem that haunts us every day, could be undermining ...
Categories: Empathy, Stress ManagementGO