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小君e 29, 2023

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Neural Signature for Borderline Personality Disorder Identified

A new study of a brain region called the rostro-medial prefrontal could potentially advance diagnosis and therapies for Borderline Personality Disorder ...

Chemical Imbalance in the Forebrain Discovered in People With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Scientists have discovered an imbalance between neurochemicals in parts of OCD patients' brains key to decision-making and habit. A similar but less pronounced neurochemical imbalance was also detected in healthy individuals with milder compulsive ...

A Subtype of Depression Identified

Using surveys, cognitive tests and brain imaging, researchers have identified a type of depression that affects about a quarter of patients. The goal is to diagnose and treat the condition more ...

Obesity Increases Risk of Mental Disorders Throughout Life

Being obese significantly increases the chances of also developing mental disorders. This applies to all age groups, with women at higher risk than men for most ...

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New Guidance to Help Diagnose Hoarding Disorder

New guidance may help doctors correctly diagnose hoarding disorder. Hoarding disorder affects around 2% of the population but remains a largely misunderstood mental health condition. It was only ...

The Far-Reaching Consequences of Child Abuse

Adverse childhood experiences in mothers can affect their children's mental and physical health, as researchers report. The study found that maltreatment during a mother's childhood is ...

Exercise More Effective Than Medicines to Manage Mental Health, Study Shows

Researchers are calling for exercise to be a mainstay approach for managing depression as a new study shows that physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counseling or the leading ...

Dynamic Expression of Brain Serotonin Receptors Across the Menstrual Cycle Provides Clues About Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder

A new study explores the interplay between the serotonin system and estradiol in the brain, showing that the central nervous system in patients with premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD) seems to ...

Psychostimulants: Cause of Differences in Duration and Intensity of Effect Explored

精神刺激剂与做交互pamine transporter are found in the therapy of neuro-psychiatric disorders, such as ADHD or depression, as well as on the illicit drug market. In order to ...

Researchers Link 27 Genetic Variants to ADHD

A large international study has identified 27 loci in the human genome with genetic variants that increase the risk of ADHD. This is more than twice as many as previous studies have ...

Racial Disparities in Childhood Adversity Linked to Brain Structural Differences in U.S. Children

A new study used MRI and survey data to identify structural differences in regions of the brain linked to threat processing in 9- and 10-year-olds that the researchers linked to disparities in ...

Beta-Blocker Use Associated With Lower Rates of Violence, Research Finds

Reductions in violence are seen in individuals using Beta adrenergic-blocking agents (Beta-blockers) compared with periods that they are not taking the medication, a new study finds. If the findings ...

Why Do We Remember Emotional Events Better?

Neuroscientists identified a specific neural mechanism in the human brain that tags information with emotional associations for enhanced memory. The team demonstrated that high-frequency brain waves ...

The Link Between Mental Health and ADHD Is Strong -- So Why Aren't We Paying Attention?

On Blue Monday -- supposedly the gloomiest day of the year -- a study shows adults with high levels of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) symptoms are more likely to experience anxiety ...

Can Neuroimaging Reveal the Roots of Psychiatric Disorders? Not Just Yet

Neuroimaging technology has been shown to hold great promise in helping clinicians link specific symptoms of mental health disorders to abnormal patterns of brain activity. But a new study shows ...


Childhood Maltreatment Linked With Multiple Mental Health Problems

Experiencing abuse or neglect as a child can cause multiple mental health problems, finds a new ...

Feeling Depressed? Performing Acts of Kindness May Help

People suffering from symptoms of depression or anxiety may help heal themselves by doing good deeds for others, new research shows. The study found that performing acts of kindness led to ...

Child Body Weight Has Limited Effects on Mood and Behavioral Disorders

Childhood body mass index is unlikely to have a big impact on children's mood or behavioural disorders, according to a new ...

New Study Reveals Differences in Diagnosis of Psychiatric Disorders Between Geographies

Diagnosing psychiatric disorders is challenging due to the lack of objective tests. Fortunately, genomic studies can reveal genes associated with increased risk of certain disorders. In a recent ...

Patients With Treatment Resistant Depression at Higher Risk of Early Death

Patients with treatment resistant depression have a 23 per cent higher risk of death than other depressed patients. They also have twice as much outpatient care and spend three times the number of ...

研究人员更好地理解的Most Commonly Used ADHD Medication Works

For decades, doctors have treated kids with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with methylphenidate, a stimulant drug sold as Ritalin and Concerta, making it one of the most widely ...

Researchers Reveal How Trauma Changes the Brain

Researchers are learning more about how traumatic events may physically change our brains. Neurologists have revealed changes to a brain mechanism used for learning and survival may play a role in ...

People With Mental Disorders Lose Years of Their Working Life, Study Finds

A new study shows that people diagnosed with a mental disorder on average work 10.5 years less compared with the general ...

Immune System Irregularities Found in Women With Postpartum Mood Disorders

Women with prolonged mental health problems up to three years after childbirth may be suffering from irregular immune system responses, according to new ...

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