Nitrous oxide could reduce bad memories of a traumatic event

Receiving nitrous oxide after a traumatic event may help to reduce the incidence of distressing memories, suggests research published in Psychological Medicine.

Mar 7

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

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Texting at night affects teens' sleep, academic performance

Can't stop texting? If you're a teenager, it may be to blame for falling grades and increased yawning in school, according to a new Rutgers study.

Mar 7

Categories: Academic Issues, Sleep Disorders, Teenage Issues

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Neurofeedback may aid self-motivation

Allowing people to see their own brain activity might help them motivate themselves.

Mar 5

Categories: Self help groups

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How To Naturally Boost The Brain Chemicals Sapped By Depression

Critical neurotransmitters were boosted in the study, possibly helping to restore mental health.

Mar 5

Categories: Depression

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Selfish or altruistic? Brain connectivity reveals hidden motives

A new study suggests that the specific alignment of neural networks in the brain dictates whether a person's altruism was motivated by selfish or altruistic behavior.

Mar 5

Categories: Other

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People with anxiety show fundamental differences in perception

People with anxiety fundamentally perceive the world differently, according to a study. They aren't simply making the choice to "play it safe."

Mar 4

Categories: Anxiety

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Hostile attitude when young linked to memory problems later in life

Young adults who display hostile attitudes and who find it hard to cope with stress may experience memory and thinking problems in later life, according to a study.

Mar 4

Categories: Anger Management

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Breast cancer patients may develop PTSD

According to a study led by Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet in Munich researchers, a majority of patients diagnosed with breast cancer go on to develop symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.

Mar 4

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

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Link between ADHD, vision impairment in children

A new study from researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham recently published in Optometry and Vision Science shows a relationship between ADHD and vision impairments in children.

Mar 2

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Autism test on the horizon as firm screens for signatures of disorder

A University of Wisconsin-Madison spin-off is screening blood samples in an effort to develop a biologically based method to diagnose autism.

Mar 2

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Study points to cannabis' effect on emotion processing

According to researchers, cannabis significantly affects users' ability to recognize, process and empathize with human emotions like happiness, sadness and anger.

Mar 2

Categories: Drug Addiction, Emotional Abuse, Other

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How Men View Their Own Depression

Men who are depressed themselves often view their own problems very negatively, new research finds.

Mar 1

Categories: Depression, Men's Issues

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Right Approach to Stress May Protect Your Heart

People who deal with stress the right way have healthier hearts.

Mar 1

Categories: Stress Management

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Quick thinking and feeling healthy predict longer life

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.

Mar 1

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, ...

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Sleep changes seen with fetal alcohol exposure partly explain ...

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.

Feb 29

Categories: Child Development, Depression, Learning Difficulties, Mood Swings / ...

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