Male and female rodents exhibit distinct symptoms and brain features of both PTSD and alcohol use disorder. Following trauma, males show increased GABA receptor function, while females showed increased GABA release. Read More
Increasing time spent sleeping immediately following a traumatic event can help to significantly reduce the effects of trauma. Read More
Maternal hypothyroidism may contribute to an increased risk of ADHD in their offspring. Read More
Sleep deprivation impairs our ability to stop obtrusive thoughts from entering our minds. Read More
Brain regions associated with emotional processing are not functionally connected in a mature way to areas associated with auditory and visual processing in newborns. Read More
Study reveals a new role for serotonin in the development of the human neocortex. Serotonin acts cell-extrinsically as a growth factor for basal progenitors in the developing neocortex. Researchers report placenta-driven serotonin likely contributed to the evolutionary expansion of the neocortex in humans. Read More
People with OCD reported a reduction in the symptoms within four hours of smoking cannabis, a new study reports. Read More
Our perception of musical timing is closely linked to the quality of the sound. Read More
These research articles involve depression, seasonal affective disorders, grief, pain, sadness, happiness and generally news regarding mental health research.
Study reveals a link between people with depression who are prescribed newer antipsychotic medications and higher mortality risk. Read More
Researchers link the rise in acute stress and depression rates in the U.S to multiple stressors, such as unemployment and coronavirus-related media consumption. Read More
Gamma interferons, a type of immune cell that induces and modulates several immune system responses, may also play a role in preventing depression. 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.