96% of patients hospitalized for coronavirus infections report experiencing PTSD as a result of their illness. Researchers also found an increased risk of depression, anxiety, and other mental health disorders in those hospitalized for COVID-19.
Recovered stroke patients who suffer from sleep-wake disruptions are more likely to experience another stroke, researchers report.
New machine learning technology that researchers have made free online can be used by sleep experts to study the role of K-complex, a brief but prominent pattern of brain activity that lasts around half a second during sleep.
Older people who experience a worsening in insomnia symptoms are thirty times more likely to be diagnosed with major depression than those whose sleep patterns improved.
People who experience a spinal cord injury have an increased risk of developing a mental health disorder, a new study reports. Those with SCI had higher instances of anxiety, depression, and psychological multimorbidity than those who had not experienced a debilitating injury.
Stress, loneliness, and sleep loss can weaken the immune system, leaving people more susceptible to COVID-19. The best way to mitigate the negative health effects of stress and social isolation during the pandemic is to stay connected with others, particularly via video calls.
Researchers have created the first genetic map of the cerebral cortex, which identifies over 300 genetic variants that influence the structure of the brain region.
Women who sleep poorly tend to overeat and have an unhealthy diet, putting them at increased risk of developing heart disease and obesity.
From helping to protect against certain cancers and neurodegenerative diseases to causing anxiety and insomnia, researchers investigate how coffee affects the brain, body, and overall health.