A new study explores the connection between mechanical ventilation and hippocampal damage in ICU patients.
New research into the brain cells of roundworms may help scientists better understand how some humans are better able to cope with stress.
A new study finds exercise reorganized the brain so that its response to stress is reduced and anxiety is less likely to interfere with normal brain function.
A new study finds sleep deprivation could play a role in ramping up specific brain regions which contribute to excessive worrying.
According to new research, the 9/11 terror attacks may have caused 1 million former smokers to take up and maintain the habit once again.
Researchers implanted pacemaker electrodes into the medial forebrain bundle of patients suffering from major depression and performed deep brain stimulation. In a matter of days, in six out of seven patients, symptoms such as anxiety, despondence, listlessness and joylessness had improved considerably.
Researchers note reduced fear and stress responses following a mildly traumatic event when rapamycin, a protein synthesis blocker, is administered.
Researchers have discovered new protective service workers, such as police officers and fire fighters, who are repeatedly exposed to traumatic events are at greater risk of developing mental health disorders.