New avenue for anti-depressant therapy discovered
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Researchers have made a ground-breaking discovery revealing new molecular information on how the brain regulates depression and anxiety. In so doing, they identified a new molecule that alleviates anxiety and depressive behaviour ...
Teenagers who access mental health services see significant improvements, study shows
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Young people with mental health problems who have contact with mental health services are significantly less likely to suffer from clinical depression later in their adolescence than those with equivalent difficulties who ...
Smart textiles project improved anxiety in mental health patients
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A smart textiles research project which involved people with mental health conditions in the design process found it helped participants experience lower levels of anxiety.
Patients with severe mental illnesses slip between cracks in HIV testing
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People with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and major depression with psychosis may be up to 15 more likely than the general population to be HIV positive, but are only marginally more likely to be tested for the virus, according ...
How estrogen modulates fear learning—molecular insight into PTSD
2 hours ago
Low estrogen levels may make women more susceptible to the development of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) at some points in their menstrual cycles or lifetimes, while high estrogen levels may be protective.
Study reveals how little people know about each other's intentions
2 hours ago
Psychologists from The University of Manchester have shown how difficult it is for us to guess the true intention of each other's behaviour.
Adoptees advantaged by birth language memory
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Language learning very early on in life can be subconsciously retained even when no conscious knowledge of the early experience remains. The subconscious knowledge can then be tapped to speed up learning of the pronunciation ...
Postpartum depression affects new dads, too
16 hours ago
(HealthDay)—Men can also suffer from postpartum depression after their baby is born.
Want to ace an exam? Tell a friend what you learned, researcher suggests
17 hours ago
Students who are given information and tell someone about it shortly afterward recall the details better and longer—a strategy which could be a plus come test time, says a Baylor University researcher.
Whether our speech is fast or slow, we say about the same
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The purpose of speech is communication, not speed—so perhaps some new research findings, while counterintuitive, should come as no surprise. Whether we speak quickly or slowly, the new study suggests, we end up conveying ...