Protein Diet, Weight Loss, May Help You Sleep

Overweight and obese adults who are losing weight with a high-protein diet are more likely to sleep better, according to new research.

Mar 28

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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Anorexia: Brain Stimulation May Reduce Symptoms

Core symptoms of anorexia nervosa, including the urge to restrict food intake and feeling fat, are reduced after just one session of a noninvasive brain stimulation technique, according new research.

Mar 28

Categories: Eating Disorders

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Social media use associated with depression among US young adults

The more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed, according to new research.

Mar 26

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Depression

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Conflict between science, religion lies in our brains

To believe in a supernatural god or universal spirit, people appear to suppress the brain network used for analytical thinking and engage the empathetic network. When thinking analytically about the physical world, people appear to do the opposite.

Mar 26

Categories: Other, Religious Issues

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Depression on the rise as Malaysians burn out from stress, expert ...

Depression will be a major mental health illness Malaysians will suffer from by 2020. Malaysian Psychiatric Association president Prof Dr Nor Zuraida Zainal said this was because more people are expected to experience increased stress due to work ...

Mar 24

Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Stress Management

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Indonesian government to probe psychiatrist for false LGBT claim

The government will summon psychiatrist Fidiansjah for his recent controversial remarks on LGBT people, in which he labeled homosexuality and bisexuality mental disorders.

Mar 24

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues, Mental ...

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Psychiatric diagnoses in young transgender women

About 41 percent of young transgender women had one or more mental health or substance dependence diagnoses.

Mar 23

Categories: LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender) Issues

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Blending therapies improves treatment of severe anxiety

Integrating motivational interviewing techniques into the commonly practiced cognitive behavioral therapy might be more helpful.

Mar 23

Categories: Anxiety, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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How Depression Can Change a Mom's Oxytocin

Psychologists are looking at how breast feeding, oxytocin and face-to-face interactions between a mother and her baby are impacted by depression and the mother's oxytocin levels.

Mar 23

Categories: Depression, Parenting

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Refugees have a substantially higher risk of schiyophrenia

Refugees face a substantially higher risk of psychotic disorders, including schizophrenia, compared to non-refugee migrants from the same regions of origin, finds a new study.

Mar 23

Categories: Other, Schizophrenia

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ADHD due to high academic expectations?

A possible correlation between the prevalence of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and increasing academic demands on young children has been identified by researchers.

Mar 22

Categories: Academic Issues, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Association among childhood ADHD, sex and obesity

New research shows that there is an association between obesity development during adulthood and childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Mar 22

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Health / Illness / ...

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High standards could make or break a marriage

A new study suggests that having high standards could help or hinder a relationship, depending on how much indirect hostility there is between a couple.

Mar 21

Categories: Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

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PTSD in Patients With Heart Disease

Adults living with congenital heart disease may have a significantly higher risk of post-traumatic stress disorder than people in the general population.

Mar 21

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder ...

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Significant link between nightmares, suicidal behavior

Sleep problems have been identified as a risk for suicidal thoughts, plans, and attempts.

Mar 21

Categories: Sleep Disorders

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