Inexpensive, commercial video games may help those suffering from anxiety and depression to combat their symptoms. Researchers found that, in addition to conventional games, virtual reality games could help people overcome mental health problems.
Nitrous oxide, a common anesthesia most often associated with dental procedures, may have a new purpose. Researchers found a single inhalation of 25% nitrous oxide gas was effective at alleviating symptoms of depression in those with a treatment-resistant form of the mental health disorder.
Insomnia experienced in childhood that continues into adulthood is a strong predictor of mood and anxiety disorders, a new study reports. Persistent insomnia from childhood was associated with a 2.8% increased risk of internalizing disorders in adulthood.
A new, large-scale study reveals people whose sleep patterns go against their natural circadian rhythm are more likely to develop symptoms of depression and report a decrease in wellbeing.
Neurological and psychological symptoms associated with COVID-19 infection, such as fatigue and depression, are more common in those with mild coronavirus infection than previously believed.
More frequent symptoms of depression were linked to a rapid decline in kidney function over four years in those who initially had healthy kidney function.
Changing your sleep schedule by one hour has a significant impact on risk factors for major depression. Going to sleep and waking one hour earlier than usual was associated with a 23% decreased risk of developing depressive disorders.
A new study reveals the molecular and cellular mechanisms behind why some people find it harder to stop using antidepressants than others with depression.