A meta-analysis of 193 brain-imaging studies shows similar gray-matter loss in the brains of people with diagnoses as different as schizophrenia, depression and addiction.
Date Posted: February 5, 2015
Categories: Addictions, Depression, SchizophreniaGO
Cat people and dog people really do have different personality traits, new research suggests.
"They(people) choose to forgo opportunities to document experiences in the present," Zhang writes, "only to find themselves wanting to retrieve those records in the future."
Browsing Facebook has become a daily activity for hundreds of millions of people. Because so many people engage with the website daily, researchers are interested in how emotionally involved Facebook users can be with the social networking site and ...
Chances are you know someone struggling with Parkinson's disease, who lost their life to multiple sclerosis, who has been irreparably harmed by concussion or is trapped within the confines of autism spectrum disorder. Or perhaps you've watched ...
People in Cambodia experience what we Americans call depression. But there's no direct translation for the word "depression" in the Cambodian Khmer language. Instead, people may say thelea tdeuk ceut, which literally means "the water in my heart has ...
Categories: Depression, Mental Health in AsiaGO
Compulsive overeating and sugar addiction are major threats to human health, but potential treatments face the risk of impairing normal feeding behaviors that are crucial for survival. A study published January 29th in the journal Cell reveals a ...
The battle against teenage suicide has entered the digital age as a Hong Kong company is developing a game app to identify at-risk teenagers. Mark Altosaar, who has a background in education technology, and Jamie Chiu, a doctoral candidate in ...
Categories: Mental Health in Asia, Suicide Prevention, Teenage IssuesGO
Traumatic life events such as bereavement can impact on physical as well as mental health, according to work led by Scottish researchers who found that losing a partner or family member does not just impact on levels of anxiety and depression, but ...
Categories: Ending a relationship issues, Relationships & MarriageGO
Movies = Moving image on the screen Do you know that the sense of motion is created by your brain from a series of static images? Typical movies, for example, flash 24 frames per second. Somehow, the brain takes the changes from one frame to the ...
Why all-nighters don't work: How sleep, memory go hand-in-hand Scientists have long known that sleep, memory and learning are deeply connected but how has remained a mystery. The question is, does the mechanism that promotes sleep also consolidate ...
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Have you ever realised that you were dreaming while you were in a dream? This is also known as lucid dreaming. New research have shown that lucid dreaming leads to better problem-solving abilities. Pbetter problem-solving abilities, new research ...
People with the noble New Year's resolution to work out or work out more should mark their calendars: That resolve starts to waver in the third week in January, data shows.
Violent offenders who are also psychopaths are so dangerous because their brains do not learn normally from either punishments or rewards, a new study finds.
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More often than I care to admit, I'll walk from one room to another with a clear vision in mind of whatever I need to do once I get there, but then I get there and can't remember why I started. The only thing that happened between my first movement ...
A new study by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) found that the measure of brain inflammation in people who were experiencing clinical depression was increased by 30 per cent.