Memories lost to Alzheimer's may be recoverable

The technique scientists used to retrieve memories in mice is unlikely to work in humans, though the proof-of-concept study shows memories may often still exist in the brains of patients.

Mar 19

Categories: Dementia

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Genetics of therapy for children's anxiety

A new study of children with anxiety disorders suggests that response to CBT is influenced by many genetic variants of small effect - rather than any individual gene.

Mar 18

Categories: Anxiety, Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

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1st Intimate Partner Violence simulation training in U.S.

Instances of assault, battery, rape, stalking and emotional abuse in relationships can be difficult for nurses to handle, but now there's the first training for it.

Mar 18

Categories: Aggression & Violence, Domestic Violence, Marital Counseling

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Prenatal exposure to air pollution linked to impulsivity, emotional ...

Exposure to common air pollutants during pregnancy may predispose children to problems regulating their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors later on, according to a new study.

Mar 18

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Emotional Abuse, Inattention, ...

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Chemical may be new tool for depression therapy

A chemical discovered in the Bruce Hammock laboratory at the University of California, Davis, may be a new, innovative tool to control depression.

Mar 16

Categories: Depression

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Made a bad decision? Perhaps anxiety is to blame

Scientists have discovered a mechanism for how anxiety may disrupt decision making.

Mar 16

Categories: Anxiety

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Complex learning dismantles barriers in the brain

By learning a complex task over a long period, we all have the power to break down barriers in the brain that were thought to be fixed.

Mar 16

Categories: Academic Issues

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Parent's Depression: Link to Child's Asthma?

A new study is underway to determine whether treating a depressed caregiver will improve the child’s asthma.

Mar 15

Categories: Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Parenting

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New intervention program reduces bullying in early childhood

A relatively short intervention program recently developed by researchers at the University at Buffalo can lead to significant reductions in some of these behaviors.

Mar 15

Categories: Bullying, Child and/or Adolescent Issues

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Healing the healers

The British Psychological Society (BPS) is promoting action to deal with low morale, stress and depression among mental health professionals.

Mar 15

Categories: Other, Workplace Issues

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Different kinds of physical activity shown to improve brain volume, ...

A variety of physical activities from walking to gardening and dancing can improve brain volume and cut the risk of Alzheimer's disease by 50%, a new study suggests.

Mar 14

Categories: Dementia, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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Brain maps highlight autism disorders

Brain maps of people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) show different levels of connectivity between parts of the brain compared with typical individuals, scientists report.

Mar 14

Categories: Autism spectrum disorders

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Middle-aged trauma patients with preexisting psychological illness ...

Middle-aged adults with psychological illness such as anxiety and depression are more likely to have longer hospital stays and rehabilitation following trauma affecting bones and muscles.

Mar 14

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Health / Illness / Medical Issues

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School entry age may impact risk of ADHD diagnosis

The age at which a child starts school may influence their likelihood of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, suggests a new study.

Mar 12

Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

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Gamers don't notice the ads when they're busy killing

When people playing violent video games focus on killing and maiming, they don't often remember the corporate brands they see along the way.

Mar 12

Categories: Other

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