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Brain imaging studies have already revealed that mental illnesses involve alterations in both the structure and connectivity of the brain. Scientists have now, for the first time, shown how the disruption of a key gene involved in mental illness impacts on the brain. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
A study by researchers from the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London has shown that mood instability occurs in a wide range of mental disorders and is... [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Living in a city with a high level of vehicle traffic or close to a steel works means living with two intense sources of environmental pollution. However, a study indicates that the harmful pollution particle matter and nitrogen dioxide disappears in breastfed babies during the first four months of life. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Psychoacoustics identifies five basic types of emotional speech: angry, fearful, happy, sad and neutral. In order to fully understand what's happening with speech perception, a research team studied how depressed individuals perceive these different kinds of emotional speech in multi-tonal environments. [...]
Fri, May 22, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Mood instability occurs in a wide range of mental disorders, and is not exclusive to affective conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder and anxiety disorder, new research confirms. The research also found that mood instability was associated with poorer clinical outcomes. [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
The integration of new neurons in the adult brain is a phenomenon more generally compromised in the brains of depressed patients, new research shows. This new work confirms that neurogenesis in the human olfactory bulb is a marginal phenomenon in adults. These findings shed light on the special features of [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Constructs of depression and distress in diabetes: time for an appraisal Depression presents in roughly 20% of people with diabetes worldwide, and adversely affects quality of life and... [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
New research published online in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that supporting older people with mental ill-health to give up smoking has positive health benefits and will not, as... [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
In laboratory tests, two out of ten teethers, plastic toys used to sooth babies' teething ache, release endocrine disrupting chemicals. One product contains parabens, which are normally used as preservatives in cosmetics, while the second contains six so-far unidentified endocrine disruptors. [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. has announced results from the first placebo-controlled study in adults with major depressive disorder (MDD) who presented with a limited number of associated manic... [...]
Thu, May 21, 2015
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health

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