A new study reports there is a major disconnect between the patient's priorities and doctors when it comes to information needed to make decisions about treatments for depression.
Study reports the balance between serotonin and dopamine may be a risk factor for a person developing social anxiety disorder.
People report mental distress is reduced in the Summer compared to the Fall. Researchers speculate the seasonal improvement in mental wellbeing could be a result of improved diet, more frequent exercise, and improved sleep quality during the Summer months.
Study reports a link between levels of GlycA, an inflammatory molecule in the blood, and an increased risk of depression symptoms. Researchers also outline specific symptoms associated with menopause and an increased likelihood of developing depression.
The neighborhood you live in could have an impact on your brain and cardiovascular health, a new study reports.
A new study reports combining antipsychotic medications could help to prevent relapse and hospitalization for those with schizophrenia. Combining aripiprazole and clozapine resulted in a 23% lower risk of re-hospitalization than with clozapine alone, researchers report.
Three consecutive nights of sleep loss can have a negative impact on both mental and physical health. Sleep deprivation can lead to an increase in anger, frustration, and anxiety. Additionally, those who experienced sleep loss reported a change in physical wellbeing, including gastrointestinal and respiratory problems.
The incidence and rates of suicide attempts by self-poisoning in teens and young adults have increased significantly since 2011. Girls are at higher risk of attempting suicide as a result of self-poisoning, researchers report.
Researchers establish a link between short term exposure to lithium and potential kidney damage.