A University of Wisconsin-Madison spin-off is screening blood samples in an effort to develop a biologically based method to diagnose autism.
Date Posted: March 2, 2016
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
According to researchers, cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions like happiness, sadness and anger.
Categories: Drug Addiction, Emotional Abuse, OtherGO
Men who are depressed themselves often view their own problems very negatively, new research finds.
Categories: Depression, Men's IssuesGO
People who deal with stress the right way have healthier hearts.
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
Findings from a longitudinal study of over 6,000 adults suggests that certain psychological factors may be stronger predictors of how long we'll live.
Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, ...GO
Slow-wave sleep - the deeper sleep during which the brain turns each day's events into permanent memories - is fragmented in adulthood in people exposed to high levels of alcohol in the womb.
Categories: Child Development, Depression, Learning Difficulties, Mood Swings / ...GO
Some parents always try to hide their negative emotions and amplify their positive emotions.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Child Development, ParentingGO
A new study, believed to be the first to look at the mental health of transgender children who have “socially transitioned,” finds that they had rates of depression and anxiety no higher than two control groups of children.
Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & ...GO
Humans assess each other within milliseconds, deciding whether someone is likeable or not.
A Chapman University psychologist and his interdisciplinary research team have just published a study examining the sexual satisfaction -- or dissatisfaction -- of heterosexual couples in long-term relationships, and what contributes to keeping ...
Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage, ...GO
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.
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