Potential Bipolar Disorder Therapies Coming

In the new study, the researchers focused on a gene known as PDE10A, one of the many genes that has been linked to bipolar disorder, and the proteins this gene produces.

Mar 11

Categories: Bipolar, Mood Swings / Bipolar

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Dementia plaques attack language center of brain

Peering into brains of living persons with Alzheimer's language dementia offers insight into disease process, language loss.

Mar 11

Categories: Dementia

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Oxytocin can improve compassion in people with symptoms of PTSD

Oxytocin -- "the love hormone" -- may enhance compassion of people suffering from symptoms of PTSD, according to new study.

Mar 11

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

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Can social support be a bad thing for older adults?

Social support from family and friends does not have an entirely positive effect on mental health but is instead a 'mixed blessing,' say researchers.

Mar 10

Categories: Aging & Geriatric Issues, Depression

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Time spent playing video games may have positive effects on young ...

High video game usage was associated with a 1.75 times the odds of high intellectual functioning and 1.88 times the odds of high overall school competence.

Mar 10

Categories: Child and/or Adolescent Issues, Parenting

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Can yoga help those experiencing depression, anxiety or PTSD?

Potential benefits of yoga for people who experience mental health problems related to trauma.

Mar 10

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / ...

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Depression, anxiety may reduce chances of IVF pregnancy

Depression and anxiety, and not necessarily the use of antidepressant medication, are associated with lower pregnancy and live birth rates following in vitro fertilization, according to a large register study in Sweden.

Mar 8

Categories: Anxiety, Depression, Pregnancy & Birthing

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Mom Gives Daughter Her Emotional Brain Structure

It is the first evidence that brain structure implicated in depression may be inherited.

Mar 8

Categories: Parenting

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Talk about yourself on social media?

A network of brain regions involved in self-disclosure on Facebook has been determined, according to a new study.

Mar 8

Categories: Other

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Bromances may be good for men's health

Male friendships could have healthful effects similar to those seen in romantic relationships, especially when dealing with stress.

Mar 7

Categories: Health / Illness / Medical Issues, Men's Issues

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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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