Addiction may not always be a fixed personality or genetic trait, instead the result of our plastic brains learning the effect of drugs on our individual responses and the environmental setting in which the substance is used.
A simple saliva test that analyzes microbial distribution may accurately be used to diagnose PTSD in people, a new study reports.
Mothers who suffer from personality disorders impact their teenage children's attachment styles, leaving them prone to insecure attachments, depression, and anxiety later in life.
Young teens who have tendencies toward impulsivity are more likely to develop behavioral conduct disorders, including ASPD and alcohol use disorder in older adolescence. Targeting impulsivity early may help to prevent the development of behavioral disorders later in adolescence.
The unique features of an individual adolescent's brain can help predict their risks of developing mental health problems later in life.
Study reveals striking similarities in both behaviors and neuroanatomical changes between people with schizophrenia and behavioral-variant frontotemporal dementia.
Cannabidiol treatment helped reduce anxiety severity by, on average, 42.6% in young adults with treatment-resistant anxiety, a new study reports.
The smell of fresh cut grass or blooming flowers appears to have a positive effect on a person's overall well-being, a new study reveals. Researchers say the smells of nature can help boost psychological well-being.
Researchers discuss how psychedelics can affect the brain and provide therapeutic benefits for those suffering from a range of psychiatric disorders.