October 23rd, 2014
Researchers believe a combination of marital hostility and a history of depression increase the risk for obesity in adults.
The provocative new research suggests social factors play a role in the way the body processes high-fat food.
Investigators discovered that men and women with ...
October 22nd, 2014
A review of studies of more than 6,000 patients suggests ordinary over-the-counter painkillers and anti-inflammatory drugs may aid in the treatment of depression, when taken in combination with antidepressants.
The meta-analysis, recently published in JAMA Psychiatry, is the work of researchers from Aarhus University ...
October 22nd, 2014
A new study finds that even depressed people are optimistic about the future.
However, researchers also discovered the positive outlook may not lead to better outcomes.
Canadian researchers found that middle-aged adults with a history of depression typically evaluated their past and current lives ...
October 21st, 2014
A new European study suggests that panic attacks may be associated with an aversion to bright light.
Although the finding does not imply a cause-and-effect relationship, the discovery of an association may lead to development of new therapies for panic disorder.
Panic attacks occur ...
October 20th, 2014
A new European study suggests that the season you are born has a significant impact on your risk of developing mood disorders.
Researchers from Budapest, Hungary, believe their findings show that people born at certain times of year may have a greater chance ...
October 19th, 2014
Women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack than men, according to new research.
"The World Health Organization predicts that by 2020 depression will be the second leading cause of disability and mortality in the world, surpassed only ...
October 18th, 2014
It’s no surprise that our mood is often reflected in how we walk.
Happy? Then we’re bouncing along, head up. Sad? Then we walk much slower with slumped shoulders.
New research shows that the opposite is true as well. Imitating a happy or sad ...
October 17th, 2014
A new Canadian study finds that early detection of mental health issues and better exchange of health information can reduce youth suicides.
Scientists from the Douglas Mental Health University Institute and McGill University studied 67 suicide completers ages 25 and under and matched ...
October 16th, 2014
New research suggest policymakers and health authorities can help women rise out of poverty by learning the factors that women believe influenced their current social condition.
Kristin Mickelson, Ph.D., of the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Arizona State University, and Emily ...
October 15th, 2014
New research suggests the better a parent understands the daily experiences of their teen, the better the mental health of the teen.
Moreover, having a parent who “gets” a teen’s daily life may influence the way a teen’s body responds to stress on ...