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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Virtual Brain Gives Insights Into Memory Deficits in Depression

During a depressive episode the ability of the brain to form new brain cells is reduced. Scientists examined how this affects the memory with a computational model.

Jun 9

Categories: Depression

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Is Psychopathy treatable?

The development of adult psychopathy can be mediated by love and care from family members.

Jun 8

Categories: Antisocial personality

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Does Abortion trigger Depression?

Many policies in the US use "depression" as a reason to discourage abortion, when abortion hardly results in depression. Based on a study done on 400,000 women that was published in JAMA Psychiatry, abortion does not increase the risk of depression ...

Jun 8

Categories: Abortion, Caregiver Issues / Stress, Depression, Pregnancy & ...

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Promise of Faster, More Accessible Schizophrenia Diagnosis

A new study shows how a portable device common in optometrists' offices device, RETeval, may prove to be a more accessible way to diagnose schizophrenia, predict relapse and symptom severity, and assess treatment effectiveness.

Jun 7

Categories: Schizophrenia

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Maternal Depressive Emotion Associated With Children's Sleep Problems

Maternal depressive mood during the prenatal and postnatal periods is related to child sleep disturbances, according to recent pilot data from a longitudinal cohort study in kindergarten children.

Jun 7

Categories: Child Development, Depression

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Does ADHD co-exist with other mental disorders?

Comorbidities often negatively impact the prognosis of patients with ADHD. This is due to inaccuracy in or delayed diagnosis of the comorbid disorder, as a result of the overlapping symptoms with ADHD.

Jun 6

Categories: Adult ADHD, Mental Health in Asia

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Brain Activity Can Predict Success of Depression Treatment

Researchers believe they have uncovered a method that could be useful in predicting a depressed patient's treatment prognosis, prior to starting treatment.

Jun 5

Categories: Depression

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New Models For Predicting Suicide Risk

Research shows that combining data from electronic health records with results from standardized depression questionnaires better predicts suicide risk in the 90 days following either mental health specialty or primary care outpatient visits.

Jun 5

Categories: Suicide Prevention

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The Toxic Stew of ADHD, Anxiety and Depression

ADHD is a disorder that likes to come with reinforcements, and it is not particular about which reinforcements it chooses. These reinforcements could include anxiety and depression.

Jun 5

Categories: Adult ADHD, Anxiety, Depression

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Self-Control is in the mind

Previous studies have shown that self-control is a scarce resource and is exhaustive, but recent research found that the perception of control affects self-control.

Jun 4

Categories: Control Issues, Self-Doubt

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The Rise of Eating Disorders today

Mental health professionals play a huge role in the recovery of eating disorders, and collaborative efforts are needed for treating comorbid disorders.

Jun 4

Categories: Eating Disorders

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