Overweight young adults may have poorer episodic memory - the ability to recall past events - than their peers, suggests new research from the University of Cambridge, adding to increasing evidence of a link between memory and overeating.
Date Posted: February 27, 2016GO
A study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (JAACAP) reports that adolescents with major depression who performed a computer-based task designed to shift attention from sad to neutral to positive ...
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression, Teenage IssuesGO
Couples can tend to be more alike in some characteristics than might otherwise be expected by chance. Some literature suggests this so-called "marital resemblance" may be present for a range of psychiatric features.
Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Relationships & MarriageGO
A new study identifies genome variants and pathways that contribute to composing and arranging in musically trained individuals.
Categories: Academic Issues, OtherGO
People who fear spiders tend to perceive these creepy-crawlies as larger than they actually are, a new study finds.
Cognitive behavioral therapy and second-generation antidepressants are equally effective as treatments for major depression, according to new, evidence-based clinical guidelines published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
Categories: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical ...GO
The risk of developing dementia is decreasing for people with at least a high school education, according to an important new study that suggests that changes in lifestyle and improvements in physical health can help prevent or delay cognitive ...
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Cognitive Problems Amnesia / DementiaGO
Do graphic warning labels on cigarette packets really help smokers consider the health risks? Yes, according to the results of a new study, which found that such images prompt activity in areas of the brain associated with decision-making, emotion ...
Categories: Addictions, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Other, Smoking ...GO
Financial worries? You're not alone. Around 72% of us feel stressed about money at some point in our lives. And according to new research, such stress may be causing us physical pain.
Categories: Compulsive Spending / Shopping, Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
A newly discovered human gene mutation appears to contribute both to unusual sleep patterns and to heightened rates of seasonal depression.
Categories: Depression, Sleep DisordersGO
Our brains prioritize rewarding memories over others, and reinforce them by replaying them when we are at rest, according to new research from the University of California, Davis, Center for Neuroscience, published Feb. 11 in the journal Neuron.
People prescribed anti-depressants should be aware they could be at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, say UK researchers.
Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical IssuesGO
In girls, eating disorders are often linked with a mood disorder, but that’s not the case with eating disorders in boys, according to a new study.
Categories: Eating DisordersGO
As shallow as it may be, most of us probably have the sneaking suspicion that we would be happier if we had more attractive facial features and a lither, more athletic body. We fork out cash on cosmetics, gym memberships and plastic surgery thanks ...
Categories: Self-Confidence, Self-Doubt, Self-Esteem, Self-LoveGO
Why does sleeping on it help? This is the question tackled by new research at the University of Bristol, which reveals how brain activity during sleep sorts through the huge number of experiences we encounter every day, filing only the important ...
Categories: Sleep DisordersGO
Swimming great Ian Thorpe has revealed he has battled mental health issues since his teenage years as he opened up about his struggle with depression.