Mindfulness class helped women, but not men, overcome 'negative affect'
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
In a new study of a Brown University scholarly course on mindfulness that also included meditation labs, researchers found that the practice on average significantly helped women overcome "negative...
Moderate-severe hot flashes significantly increase depression risk
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A new study of more than 2,000 perimenopausal and menopausal women showed that moderate-severe vasomotor symptoms (hot flashes or night sweats) were an independent and significant risk factor for...
Antidepressant use during pregnancy not associated with increased risk of autism, ADHD in children
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Two studies published by JAMA examine the risk of autism and other adverse birth outcomes among women who use antidepressants during pregnancy.
Low-fat milk, yogurt may reduce depression risk
Sun, 16 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
A study of more than 1,000 Japanese adults finds that higher intake of low-fat milk and yogurt may reduce the likelihood of developing depressive symptoms.
Life skills are important for wellbeing in later life
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Life skills, such as persistence, conscientiousness and control, are as important to wealth and wellbeing in later life as they are when people are much younger, according to new research led by...
Less fear: How LSD affects the brain
Fri, 07 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Scientists at the University of Basel have shown that LSD reduces activity in the region of the brain related to the handling of negative emotions like fear.
Research highlights need for responsible development of ketamine for severe depression
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 06:00:00 PDT
A new paper published in The Lancet Psychiatry sets out principles for responsibly testing innovative treatments for severe depression, based on treating more than 100 patients with approximately...
Psychiatric disorders do not increase risk of Alzheimer 's disease
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 00:00:00 PDT
Psychiatric disorders do not increase the risk of Alzheimer's disease, according to a recent study from the University of Eastern Finland.
Depression: Finger-prick blood test predicts likely effectiveness of medication
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 07:00:00 PDT
Study shows for first time how measuring C-reactive protein in the patient's blood can predict which medication is most likely to work for depression.