Heart rate variability can indicate whether a person has bipolar disorder or major depression, a new study reports.
Study reveals why some people with bipolar disorder respond to lithium while others don't.
Study reveals a high fructose diet could contribute to bipolar disorder, ADHD, and behavioral aggression.
Ketamine, an anesthetics which has been commonly used as an illicit party drug, is helping people overcome depression. The drug works rapidly and provides lasting relief from depressive symptoms for weeks after exposure. Researchers are examining how ketamine works in the brain to help positively influence behavior in those with mood disorders.
Researchers discover imbalanced pH and lactate levels in the brains of mouse models of schizophrenia, ASD and bipolar disorder. They believe the imbalances could reflect an underlying pathophysiology to some psychiatric disorders.
A new study reports depressed people who responded to ketamine found their activity increased during earlier parts of the day. Researchers suggest clock gene machinery may be linked to the type of depression that responds to ketamine treatment.
Before symptomatic relapse of bipolar depression occurs, those with the disorder display a greater tendency towards pessimistic beliefs.
Nineteen gene sets have been identified that contribute to at least five psychiatric disorders. The gene sets were associated with ADHD, ASD, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, and schizophrenia.
Researchers examine the personal writings of Robert Burns, Scotland's national bard, and conclude he may have suffered from bipolar disorder.
Reviewing brain scans of bipolar patients, researchers observe notable differences in the thickness of gray matter in areas of the brain associated with motivation and control inhibition compared to those without the disorder.
Research has long revealed an association between belief in conspiracy theories and mental health disorders. A new study reports followers of the radical QAnon group are significantly more likely to suffer from mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, and schizophrenia, than the general population.