Both those with schizophrenia and those with social anhedonia have alterations in the social brain network and a diminished correlation with real-world social network size.
Those with a genetic predisposition to clinical depression are more likely to exhibit physical symptoms including migraines, chronic pain, and fatigue, researchers report.
Study finds a link between post-traumatic brain activity and an increase in anxiety symptoms six months after a traumatic event.
Moment-to-moment fluctuations in brain activity over a three-minute period can reliably predict how receptive a person with social anxiety will be to cognitive behavioral therapy.
Neurosteroid replacement therapy may provide relief of symptoms for new mothers suffering from postpartum depression.
People diagnosed with mental health disorders are more likely to report poor sleep quality, including sleep disturbances and problems falling back to sleep, than the general population.
Regular consumption of mushrooms may reduce a person’s risk of developing depression, a new study reports.
Many people claim meditation helps to relieve their daily stresses. A new study provides objective evidence which supports the claims. Researchers found cortisol levels from hair samples decreased by 25% following a six-month meditation training program.
Increased accumulation of amyloid beta and a reduction of serotonin in the brains of older adults was associated with higher risks for developing depression later in life.
Participating in nature-based activities including exercise, gardening, and conservation, helps improve mood and reduce anxiety for those with mental health problems.
Researchers have identified a brain rhythm associated with emotional conflict that appears to be a biomarker for anxiety disorder.
Mothers who report estrangement from their adult children report they often believe their ex-husbands, and the current partner of the child is responsible for the break in their relationships. Additionally, some cite mental health problems experienced …
People living with common allergies such as asthma, hay fever, and atopic dermatitis are at greater risk of developing depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and neuroticism. Researchers report the link was likely not causal.
The more a person experiences severe depression through their lifespan, the less they react emotionally to negative faces during current depressive episodes.
Gastrointestinal problems associated with gas symptoms are linked to poor quality of life, higher stress, and increases in anxiety and depression.
A modified deep brain stimulation devise that delivers on-demand stimulation when it recognizes changes in brain patterns provides immediate and long-term relief for depression sufferers.
Ten minutes of idle thought can tell us a lot about the potential risk of depression, researchers say. Those who tend to ruminate and were more past or negatively focused in their idle thoughts had an increased risk of depression.
Researchers identified a link between breastfeeding and a decreased risk of new mothers developing postpartum depression. The longer a mother breastfed her child, the more the risk of PPD decreased.
People with bipolar disorder who experience frequent manic episodes had faster cortical thinning, specifically in the prefrontal cortex than those who reported less frequent episodes of mania. Researchers also noted faster enlargement of the brain’s ve…
A new AI algorithm can successfully predict which children with microdeletion of chromosome 22 will develop schizophrenia and other mental health disorders later in life.