Working in a toxic environment or one in which the mental health of workers is not supported was associated with a three fold increased risk of depression. Additionally, working long hours was linked to an increased risk of death as a result of stroke …
Study reveals more than 6% of people in Europe experience depression. Rates of depression are four times higher in European countries which are more economically developed.
Study confirms stress can accelerate premature graying of hair, but there is hope. Reducing stress helps to restore some of your natural color.
Activity in the dorsal mid insular could drive different interpretations in bodily sensations in those with mental health disorders like depression, anorexia, and panic disorders.
People report mental distress is reduced in the Summer compared to the Fall. Researchers speculate the seasonal improvement in mental wellbeing could be a result of improved diet, more frequent exercise, and improved sleep quality during the Summer mon…
A twenty-year study has identified an association between childhood depression and an increased risk of physical and mental health problems as adults. Researchers found those with childhood depression had a greater risk of anxiety, substance use disord…
Study reveals how key proteins regulate the brain’s response to stress in the hippocampus.
Men’s caregiving work within a family may help to protect them against suicide, particularly in times of economic difficulties.
From reflective journaling to creative prose, writing can help boost self-esteem, deepen a sense of self-control, and improve self-awareness. Writing can also help reduce stress, anxiety, and depression.
Depressed middle-aged carriers of the APOEe4 Alzheimer’s genetic variant are at risk of developing tau accumulations in brain areas associated with emotion and memory.
A new study sheds light on how COVID-19 has impacted sleep and mental health. Researchers found 32.9% of people reported a decrease in sleep and 29.8% said they slept more during the lockdown. Changes in sleep patterns correlated with self-reported men…
Inexpensive, commercial video games may help those suffering from anxiety and depression to combat their symptoms. Researchers found that, in addition to conventional games, virtual reality games could help people overcome mental health problems.
Blocking hippocampal STAT3 in those with alcohol use disorder may alleviate symptoms of depression associated with withdrawal.
Most strains of bacteria in the microbiome are persistent within families and geographical regions, with the chance for a strain persisting up to a year at 90%.
Study reveals specific neurons in the ventrolateral prefrontal cortex and anterior cingulate cortex that become active when people are faced with the decision to learn or hide from information about an adverse event the person is not able to prevent.
A new analysis of medical evidence of domestic mass shooters in the US reveals the majority of those who commit mass shootings have underlying and untreated mental health conditions.
Nitrous oxide, a common anesthesia most often associated with dental procedures, may have a new purpose. Researchers found a single inhalation of 25% nitrous oxide gas was effective at alleviating symptoms of depression in those with a treatment-resist…
Insomnia experienced in childhood that continues into adulthood is a strong predictor of mood and anxiety disorders, a new study reports. Persistent insomnia from childhood was associated with a 2.8% increased risk of internalizing disorders in adulthood.
A new, large-scale study reveals people whose sleep patterns go against their natural circadian rhythm are more likely to develop symptoms of depression and report a decrease in wellbeing.
Study reveals clear differences between children who are rejected by their peers and those who face social isolation. Children who are rejected by their peers are more likely to exhibit aggressive behaviors, while those who are isolated were less likel…