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Undiagnosed Mental Distress Hinders Productivity

January 24th, 2014
hand head man unhappyEmerging research suggests symptoms accompanying unidentified mental health disorders often influence the workplace. As an example, cases of undiagnosed depression and anxiety often cause insomnia and emotional distress, conditions that increase absenteeism ...

Genes + Environmental Stress = Panic Disorder

December 2nd, 2013
Genes + Environmental Stress = Panic Disorder New research from Spain suggests that the gene NTRK3 may be a factor in panic disorder, which is often accompanied by other conditions such as depression or ...

Body Responses to Trauma Images Can Predict PTSD Risk

October 10th, 2013
Body Responses To Trauma Images Can Predict PTSD RiskResearchers from several universities and health institutes have discovered a new biological method to help predict if an adult may be at risk for a post-traumatic ...

Brief Group Therapy Can Improve Teen Mental Health

October 5th, 2013
Brief Group Therapy Can Improve Teen Mental HealthA study of British youth found that two 90-minute group therapy sessions reduced the incidence of mental health issues by 25 to 33 percent. Notably, the positive benefits ...

Mild Stress Can Undermine Therapy for Emotional Control

August 27th, 2013
Mild Stress Can Undermine Therapy for Emotional Control  Neuroscientists have discovered that even mild stress can impede therapeutic measures to control emotions. Experts say the findings demonstrate that clinical techniques may be less effective ...

Nerve Cells Associated with Sleep Targeted in Anxiety Disorders

March 7th, 2013
Nerve Cells Associated with Sleep Targeted in Anxiety Disorders    New research suggests a group of cells activated during rapid eye movement (REM) sleep is critical for the regulation of emotional ...

Bullied Children May Have More Psychiatric Issues as Adults

February 21st, 2013
Bullied Children May Have More Psychiatric Issues as Adults   A new study discovers bullied children grow into adults who are at increased ...

Internal, External Fears May Involve Different Brain Regions

February 5th, 2013
Research Findings May Help to Explain Panic Attacks Investigators have found that fear may have its roots in several brain regions -- and not necessarily in the amygdala, a ...

Psychological Complaints Not Tied to a Full Moon

November 20th, 2012
Psychological Complaints Not Tied to a Full MoonForget the vampire movies and the link between lunar phases and the incidence of psychological problems. New research ...

Alexithymia: Emotional Disconnect Challenges Marriages

November 13th, 2012
Alexithymia: motional Disconnect Challenges MarriagesCommunication problems with a spouse or partner often lead to problems. Now, a new study discovers that some couples are unable to share or even understand ...
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