People with depression often experience problems with visual perception. Researchers report issues with visual perception are likely linked to information processing differences in the cerebral cortex.
People who consumed 470 grams of fruits and vegetables per day had 10% lower levels of stress than those who ate 230 grams of fresh produce a day.
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A new study reports cannabis use in teens is associated with a higher risk of developing depression and anxiety as adults.
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Researchers discover the anesthetic drug isoflurane could help treat drug resistant depression.
People suffering from vitamin B12 deficiency are 51% more likely to develop depression over a four-year period. However, as a person's age increased, the risk of depression decreased.
Scientists have taken a step toward developing a blood test for Alzheimer's, finding a group of markers that hold up in statistical analyses in three independent groups of patients.
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Horror and Anguish Are Playing Out on Repeat Following the Latest Mass Shooting, and the Mental Health Scars Extend Far Beyond Those Directly Affected
Experiencing significant trauma due to being the victim or a first responder to a mass shooting leads to serious mental health disorders including PTSD, anxiety, and survivor's guilt. However, the effect of such an event extends beyond those directly affected. Researchers explore how mass shootings spark anxiety and fear, and can have negative implications on mental health for those who are not directly associated with the event.
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Study reports adolescents are three times more likely to develop cannabis use disorder than adults, but may not be at more risk of developing other mental health disorders associated with cannabis use.
A single neuron from a fruit fly embryo has revealed insights into the causes of some psychological diseases.
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KNT-127 reduced anxiety-like behaviors in mice, researchers report.
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Researchers report 1 in 5 people are at risk of experiencing mental health conditions, such as PTSD or major depressive disorder, within 6 months of suffering mTBI.
A newly discovered neural circuit in the thalamus prevented reward-seeking behaviors when activated in a preclinical model. When blocked, this circuit increases high-risk reward-seeking behaviors. The findings could lead to new therapies for addiction and other disorders associated with high-risk reward-seeking behaviors.