Exposure to common air pollutants during pregnancy may predispose children to problems regulating their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors later on, according to a new study.
Date Posted: March 18, 2016
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Emotional Abuse, Inattention, ...GO
A chemical discovered in the Bruce Hammock laboratory at the University of California, Davis, may be a new, innovative tool to control depression.
Scientists have discovered a mechanism for how anxiety may disrupt decision making.
By learning a complex task over a long period, we all have the power to break down barriers in the brain that were thought to be fixed.
Categories: Academic IssuesGO
A new study is underway to determine whether treating a depressed caregiver will improve the child’s asthma.
Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, ParentingGO
A relatively short intervention program recently developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo can lead to significant reductions in some of these behaviors.
Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent IssuesGO
The British Psychological Society (BPS) is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.
Categories: Other, Workplace IssuesGO
A variety of physical activities from walking to gardening and dancing can improve brain volume and cut the risk of Alzheimer's disease by 50%, a new study suggests.
Categories: Dementia, Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
Brain maps of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) show different levels of connectivity between parts of the brain compared with typical individuals, scientists report.
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
Middle-aged adults with psychological illness such as anxiety and depression are more likely to have longer hospital stays and rehabilitation following trauma affecting bones and muscles.
Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
The age at which a child starts school may influence their likelihood of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, suggests a new study.
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)GO
When people playing violent video games focus on killing and maiming, they don't often remember the corporate brands they see along the way.
The societies we live in can have a direct influence on how dishonest people may be, according to a new study.
In the new study, the researchers focused on a gene known as PDE10A, one of the many genes that has been linked to bipolar disorder, and the proteins this gene produces.
Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / BipolarGO
Peering into brains of living persons with Alzheimer's language dementia offers insight into disease process, language loss.
Oxytocin -- "the love hormone" -- may enhance compassion of people suffering from symptoms of PTSD, according to new study.
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO