Up to 46% of Americans help manage their mental health and reduce anxiety by taking 5 to 10-minute breaks throughout the day to focus on mindfulness.
A young child's counting skills are the single biggest predictor of their ability to participate in fair sharing behaviors. Prompting children to count improves their pro-social sharing behaviors, researchers say.
Researchers have identified 75 regions of the genome associated with Alzheimer's disease, including 42 novel regions. The findings shed new light on the biological mechanisms of Alzheimer's and provide a new avenue for the treatment of this neurodegenerative disorder.
Study reports an overlap between genetic architecture and co-morbid mental health diagnosis. Researchers found 70% of the genetic signals associated with schizophrenia were also linked to bipolar disorder. Anorexia and OCD have a strong, shared genetic architecture.
Researchers discovered a bi-directional relationship between internalizing symptoms, social withdrawal, and gastrointestinal problems in children and teens on the autism spectrum, reporting the symptoms seem to impact one another simultaneously.
Over 22% of adults who were chronically exposed to parental domestic violence as children developed major depressive disorder later in life. 1 in 6 adults who witnessed PDV developed anxiety disorders, and over 25% later developed substance use disorders.
The repetitive nature of days we faced during the COVID-19 lockdowns may have made our memories and time perception murky. Researchers report on how COVID-19 has impacted our memory, causing a pandemic memory fog.
Thirty minutes of exercise can reduce symptoms of depression for up to 75 minutes following a workout and improve the outcome of therapies aimed at treating depression.