A new study contradicts existing data, finding there is no significant link between cannabis use and suicidal behavior in people with mental health disorders. Read More
People who appear warm and incompetent receive more support in social situations, a new study reports. Read More
Repetitive negative thinking (RNT) in those aged over 55 is associated with an increased risk of cognitive decline and deposition of proteins associated with Alzheimer's disease. People who exhibited higher levels of RNT experienced more cognitive and memory problems over four years. They were more likely to have both amyloid-beta and tau protein deposits throughout the brain. Read More
A small study supports the mounting evidence that targeted immunotherapy can help improve cognitive ability in people with schizophrenia. Read More
Songwriters reveal two common strategies for achieving the goal of matching a song's lyrical content to an artists' personal branding goals. Read More
These research articles involve depression, seasonal affective disorders, grief, pain, sadness, happiness and generally news regarding mental health research.
Study reveals Google searches for information about financial difficulties and disaster relief increased significantly during March and April compared to pre-pandemic months, while searches related to suicide decreased. Previous research found financial distress was strongly linked to suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Researchers warn that, despite the decrease in searches related to suicide directly, the increase in searches linked to financial hardship may be an indicator of increased death rates from suicide. Read More
During the early months of the coronavirus pandemic, people reported an increase in symptoms of depression, fear, anxiety, psychological trauma, and suicidal ideations. Read More
Study reports that almost 30% of women and 17% of men experience major depressive disorder episodes over the course of their lives. Read More
Laughing and smiling more might help to buffer against the effects of stress, researchers report. 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.
Patients with PTSD not only showed an exaggerated response to threatening stimuli but also to stimuli that depicted positive images.