A new study reports eating processed meats could contribute to mania associated with bipolar disorder. Researchers found people who had been hospitalized for mania were 3.5 times more likely to have eaten cured meats prior to admittance.
A machine learning algorithm is able to successfully identify, with 78% accuracy, schizophrenia in patients based on brain scans of the superior temporal cortex. The algorithm is also 82% accurate in predicting whether or not a patient will respond positively to a specific antipsychotic medication.
A new study reveals people with schizophrenia have a disrupted stress response. Researchers report those with schizophrenia have an increase in dopamine release in the striatum, but not in the prefrontal cortex, in response to stress.
A new study reports the offspring of women who eat a diet rich of foods fortified with folic acid while pregnant have a reduced risk of being diagnosed with a mental illness later in life. The study reports those who had increased in-utero folic acid exposure had increased cortical thickness and delayed thinning of the cerebral cortex.
A new study confirms a link between a number of autoimmune diseases and an increased risk of developing psychosis.
Researchers report both those who received voluntary and involuntary electroconvulsive therapy reported their symptoms were much improved following treatment.
Researchers are studying the brain activity of adults with ASD to better understand the cognitive changes that occur across aging in adulthood.
Researchers discuss the psychological effects of early life stress and parental separation.
Despite the WHO recently recognizing 'gaming disorder', researchers say only 1% of gamers may fit the criteria for diagnosis. A new paper looks at the positive, and negative, implications of gaming.
Researchers look at why suicide rates may be on the rise in the US, finding suicidality may be more than simply a mental health issue.
Researchers have identified genetic overlaps between different types of psychiatric disorders including ADHD, bipolar disorder, MDD and schizophrenia. They also identified an overlap between anorexia and OCD, as well as between Tourettes and OCD.