Schizophrenia gene traced in chicken study

Mood-based disorders are one of the top-ten causes of disability worldwide. However the genes underpinning these disorders have proven to be remarkably elusive, say investigators.

Jan 8

Categories: Schizophrenia

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It Is Time To Begin Therapy

A good therapist won’t reflexively ‘take your side’ or offer you over sweet sentiments. A good therapist won’t be quick to judge. A good therapist will receive your humanity with their own.

Jan 7

Categories: Other

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Students Who Believe They Have More "Free Will" Do Better Academically

Psychologists are coming to realize that it's not just people's abilities that are important in life but also their beliefs about their abilities.

Jan 7

Categories: Academic Issues

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Training The Brain To Ignore Irrelevant Information Can Reduce ...

A simple, computer-training task can change the brain's wiring to regulate emotional reactions, according to a recent study published in NeuroImage by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers.

Jan 6

Categories: Emotional Intelligence

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When Picky Eating Becomes A Disorder

Avoidant/ Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) is a new diagnosis for kids who avoid food but do not have body-image issues.

Jan 6

Categories: Eating Disorders

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6 Habits That Can Fight Depressive Symptoms

Psychological studies support the following six fascinating ways of fighting depressive symptoms.

Jan 6

Categories: Depression

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Uber mulls mental health test for Malaysian drivers

Uber is considering enforcing a mental health screening for its Malaysian drivers after the ride-sharing service implemented it in Mexico recently.

Jan 5

Categories: Mental Health in Asia

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How to Speak So That People Want to Listen

Have you ever felt like you're talking, but nobody is listening?

Jan 5

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What You Don't Know About The Impression You Make

When people see you for the first time, their impressions are formed instantly on the basis of the visual cues your face and body provide. Within seconds, your impression is registered by others on the basis of your gender and race. They then go on ...

Jan 5

Categories: Career Development and Change, Emotional Intelligence

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How Cannabis Causes Paranoia

A comprehensive new study has found that Cannabis causes short-term paranoia and it is not related to memory problems.

Jan 4

Categories: Paranoia / Suspiciousness

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Starting off the New Year as the best partner you can be

Most of us want to be the best partner we can be. But often we get caught up in work and attending to day-to-day responsibilities. We get caught up in the continuous buzzing of our own worries and what-ifs.

Jan 2

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

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Allergies may boost chances of anxiety symptoms

Kids who have allergies at an early age are more likely than others to also have problems with anxiety and depression, according to a new study. As the number of allergies increase, so do internalizing behavior scores, the researchers found.

Dec 31

Categories: Anxiety

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Are anxious people better equipped to handle danger?

Anxiety disorders involve excessive and unrealistic worry about everyday tasks or events and can interfere with daily activities, including work and relationships. A new study, however, investigates the potential neurological upsides to anxiety.

Dec 30

Categories: Anxiety

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Poverty's Role in Intellectual Development

New research finds that a disadvantaged environment can prevent genetics from doing its job.

Dec 30

Categories: Child Development

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It's not what you say, but the language you say it in

Not only can speaking more than one language help one travel to exciting destinations and experience other cultures around the world, it can also protect against cognitive impairment after stroke.

Dec 30

Categories: Cognitive Problems Amnesia / Dementia

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