Genetic risk factors for certain mental health disorders may impact people’s decisions regarding whether to live in urban areas or rural areas, a new study reports.
Those with a genetic predisposition to clinical depression are more likely to exhibit physical symptoms including migraines, chronic pain, and fatigue, researchers report.
More time spent outside in natural light was associated with improved mood, better sleep quality, and ease of waking.
Regular consumption of mushrooms may reduce a person’s risk of developing depression, a new study reports.
Increased accumulation of amyloid beta and a reduction of serotonin in the brains of older adults was associated with higher risks for developing depression later in life.
Mothers who report estrangement from their adult children report they often believe their ex-husbands, and the current partner of the child is responsible for the break in their relationships. Additionally, some cite mental health problems experienced …
While sense of purpose and cognitive function improved memory recall, sense of purpose alone boosted vividness and coherence in memory.
People living with common allergies such as asthma, hay fever, and atopic dermatitis are at greater risk of developing depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, and neuroticism. Researchers report the link was likely not causal.
The more a person experiences severe depression through their lifespan, the less they react emotionally to negative faces during current depressive episodes.
Gastrointestinal problems associated with gas symptoms are linked to poor quality of life, higher stress, and increases in anxiety and depression.
A modified deep brain stimulation devise that delivers on-demand stimulation when it recognizes changes in brain patterns provides immediate and long-term relief for depression sufferers.
Ten minutes of idle thought can tell us a lot about the potential risk of depression, researchers say. Those who tend to ruminate and were more past or negatively focused in their idle thoughts had an increased risk of depression.
People with bipolar disorder who experience frequent manic episodes had faster cortical thinning, specifically in the prefrontal cortex than those who reported less frequent episodes of mania. Researchers also noted faster enlargement of the brain’s ve…
Women over the age of 70 are more likely than men of the same age to report feeling symptoms of depression.
Depression experienced during early adulthood increases the risk of developing cognitive impairment and dementia later in life, a new study reports.
Young boys who play sports are less likely to develop depression, anxiety, and emotional distress later in childhood, researchers say. Additionally, boys who experience less emotional distress during middle childhood are more likely to be physically ac…
An experimental diet that reduced the intake of omega-6 fatty acids and increased omega-3 fatty acids improved mood variability in those with bipolar disorder.
Study reveals lonely people showed reduced activity in the anterior insular cortex, an area of the brain associated with trust formation. The anterior insular cortex was less prominently connected to other brain regions in those who expressed feelings …
Adults who experienced traumatic events, including abuse and household dysfunction, as children had an increased risk of developing neurological conditions later in life. Additionally, researchers found a significant link between childhood trauma and d…
By the age of 24, children born to mothers who suffered from depression during pregnancy or postpartum depression scored three points higher for depression scores than those whose mothers did not suffer from depression.