Between 1998 and 2018, the number of people diagnosed with autism has jumped by 787%. The rate of increase was greater for females, with the greatest rise in adults being diagnosed with ASD.
Both physical and social factors play significant roles in depression and reports of poor wellbeing associated with obesity.
Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) appears to be a feasible and acceptable therapy to help with mood regulation in those with bipolar disorder.
People with hyperphantasia, the ability to visualize vividly, have stronger connections between their visual brain network and decision-making networks. By contrast, those with aphantasia, an inability to visualize, have weaker connections between the brain regions.
A new, large-scale study reveals people whose sleep patterns go against their natural circadian rhythm are more likely to develop symptoms of depression and report a decrease in wellbeing.
A new brain training app helps people to make healthier food choices and assists in weight-loss regimes, a new study reports.
Young people are more susceptible to pleading guilty to a crime, even though they are innocent. Researchers say the differences in children's brains which affect their sensitivity to reward and punishment, and differences in information processing could be factors as to why they are more likely to plead guilty.
While being treated fairly in a workplace setting is important, distinctive treatment, where a person's skills and qualities are recognized, also provides a sense of value while reinforcing a person's sense of inclusion. Distinctive treatment also boosts mental health.
Study reveals the mechanisms behind distinct patterns of electrical activity in neuron groups that accompany the onset of seizures.