Pregnant women who participated in group wellness classes for eight weeks were half as likely to suffer depression eight years later compared to women who did not attend the classes.
The number of daily stressors and people's reactivity to daily stressors decreases as we age, a new study reports.
Those who score high for neuroticism and stress have a reduced risk of developing depression if they follow the five precepts of Buddhism, a new study reports.
Social trauma impairs reward function in the brain, making social interaction no longer rewarding and triggering social avoidance.
People with a neurotic personality type have a stronger relationship with both stressor exposure and perceived stress than any of the other four personality types.
47% of patients with a mental health disorder receive a different diagnosis within the first ten years of receiving their initial diagnosis.
Excess fat from a mother's high-fat diet triggers immune cells to over-consume serotonin in the brains of developing males, leading to depression-like behaviors in the offspring.
Men with depression are 33% less likely to have children, and depressed women are 15% less likely to have children than their peers who do not suffer from depression. Additionally, women are more likely to suffer symptoms of depression during their childbearing years.
Augmenting exposure therapy with ten minutes of aerobic exercise reduces PTSD symptom severity for up to six months after a nine-week course of treatment ends.
Expectant mothers who took a two-hour perinatal course called "Help, Understanding, Guidance (HUG) Your Baby" had a significantly reduced risk of postpartum depression and an increase in parental confidence once their baby arrived.
Researchers have identified specific neurological biomarkers for ADHD in the brain. The study revealed those with ADHD had abnormal connectivity in brain areas associated with memory processing and auditory processing, and thinning of the brain's cortex.
Study reveals the benefits of family involvement in treatment outcomes for those who suffer from psychosis.