A new study reveals a link between vocal characteristics and individual personality traits. Those with deeper voices were more dominant, extroverted, and tended to rank higher in sociosexuality. Researchers found no difference between men and women. Read More
78% of female prisoners had a history of severe head injury, most of which occurred in the context of domestic violence. 66% of prisoners experienced repeated head injuries spanning several years. Read More
Children aged between 7 and 9 who experience frequent abdominal pain are more likely to develop fasting habits and eating disorders to help control their weight by age 16. Read More
For politically polarized people, their brain activity syncs up with like-minded people who share their political ideologies to perceive information in the same way. However, and regardless of political affiliation, those with personality traits linked to intolerance, and who were less tolerant of daily uncertainty, had more polarized brain responses than those who were more tolerant to uncertainty. Read More
Social media influencers take note, posting images of fatty foods increases follower engagement, researchers report. Read More
Adolescents and older adults pay less attention to social cues in real-world interactions than young adults. Read More
Trigger warnings shown before TV shows may have the opposite effect than is intended. Researchers found trigger warnings may prolong negative characteristics associated with bad memories. They also do not increase a person's use of coping strategies. Read More
Students who completed a six-week stress-management program that exclusively focused on petting a therapy dog showed marked improvements in numerous cognitive and thinking skills. Read More
A new method, dubbed DREADDs, relies on gene therapy techniques to alter genes in target cells to change the cell's behavior. The method reduced anxious behaviors in monkey models of schizophrenia when combined with clozapine. Researchers say the method has the potential for use in humans to help reduce anxiety. Read More
These research articles involve depression, seasonal affective disorders, grief, pain, sadness, happiness and generally news regarding mental health research.
Almost fifty percent of people who have children with partners suffering from schizophrenia or bipolar disorder also have mental health challenges, a new study reports. Read More
Researchers apply DOT neuroimaging to patients receiving repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) for depression to better understand the effectiveness of the brain stimulation for the treatment of the disorder. Read More
Researchers explore the link between childhood trauma and the increased risk of developing mental and physical health problems as adults. Read More
The association between alcohol use, smoking, antisocial behavior, and depression was stronger in Gen Z teens than millennials during their teenage years. Read More
Research news involving schizotypal personality, anxiety, paranoia, unconventional thoughts and beliefs is covered.
PTSD research articles are listed here as well as news about stress, pain, fear, painful memories, trauma and mental health information.