Through a combination of genetic and psychological testing, researchers have identified factors that mitigate against PTSD. In combat, soldiers who avoided threats were more likely to develop PTSD as a result of traumatic experiences, the study found. Read More
Changes in microglia underlie depressive symptoms brought on by exposure to chronic stress, a new study reports. Read More
Men with a more fragile sense of masculinity, or whose feelings of masculinity rely more on others, are more likely to act aggressively in order to prove their masculinity. Read More
People who experience "brain fog" and other neurological problems following COVID-19 infection may be suffering from PTSD, researchers report. Read More
A new study might help to explain why people continue to take drug, even though they are aware of the negative consequences and why they find their behavior so hard to change. Read More
Anthracycline based chemotherapies could have greater negative effects on cognition than nonanthracycline treatments for breast cancer survivors, a new study reports. Read More
MDMA shows promise for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. Combining the use of Ecstasy with psychotherapy treatments resulted in a reduction of PTSD symptoms after just one session. 54% of the study participants no longer met the PTSD criteria after two sessions. Patients also reported improvements in depression symptoms. Read More
A new study in Neuroscience of Consciousness adds weight to previous findings about the potential benefits psychedelics could have for treating mental health disorders. Read More
Those who received explicit instructions about the relationship between sound and spelling experienced dramatic improvements in their reading ability. 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.