Linguistic analytic models found users who tweet about loneliness post significantly more frequently about mental health concerns, relationship problems, and insomnia.
With at least 6% of the general population and up to 60% of psychiatric patients having a personality disorder, a new report looks at the biological causes and treatment options for personality disorders.
Heavy metal music may have a bad reputation, but a new study reveals the music has positive mental health benefits for its fans.
A new report warns most software designed to read facial emotions are based on outdated scientific data. Researchers say the majority of emotional detection software applications do not capture real differences in the way people convey, or interpret, emotion on faces.
While exercise alone may improve health and reduce weight in children at risk of obesity, it does not always improve psychosocial health. Overweight children who participated in regular supervised sedentary activities, such as playing board games or painting, showed improvements in depressive symptoms and anger reduction. Combining exercise with sedentary activities could help improve mood and combat obesity.
The positive effects of spending time with nature on psychological wellbeing and health are well documented. However, not everyone can enjoy a trip to a green-space. New research suggests virtual exposure to nature via augmented reality and movies can mimic the effect and provide a boost to wellbeing.
Adding exercise as a treatment for patients in psychiatric care facilities has positive benefits and is proving to be more effective than medications or psychotherapy alone. Exercise helps reduce mental health disorder symptoms such as anxiety, depression, anger and psychomotor agitation. Researchers say exercise also helps to develop a more balanced and integrated sense of self for those with mental health disorders.
A new study reports babies' brains are sensitive to different emotional tones they hear in voices. Researchers suggest maternal interactions may help to shape the same brain region adults use for emotional processing.
A new study reports the emotional underpinnings of political ideology motivates how the people seek and process information about election races and climate change.
Researchers report on how the brain is spurred into action by hearing certain words. They propose a new simulation theory that perceiving words can drive brain systems into states almost identical to what would be evoked by directly experiencing what the word describes.