Anxiety, depression as predictive of poor future health as obesity, smoking (December 18, 2018).Study findings published in Health Psychology indicated that anxiety and depression symptoms predicted greater incidence of nearly all medical illnesses and somatic symptoms.
Discovery of the first common genetic risk factors for ADHD (November 30, 2018) ScienceDaily. — Important step in understanding biological underpinnings of ADHD.
Older adults' abstract reasoning ability predicts depressive symptoms over time (November 30, 2018) ScienceDaily. — Age-related declines in abstract reasoning ability predict increasing depressive symptoms in subsequent years, according to data from a longitudinal study of older adults in Scotland.
Adolescent brain development impacts mental health, substance use (November 30, 2018) ScienceDaily. —New findings offer promising avenues for early therapeutic interventions in young people.
Keep it complex: Study shows that previous research oversimplified Schizophrenia symptoms (November 30, 2018) (ScienceDaily) — Negative symptoms in schizophrenia can be so disabling that they interfere with a person's ability to attend school, begin a fulfilling career, and even live independently. Scientists suggest a new way to classify the negative symptoms of schizophrenia, which may influence research and treatment in years to come.
Deep-Brain Recordings May Show Where Unhappiness Lives (November 30, 2018) -Scientific American - New recordings of electrical activity in the brain help reveal the underpinnings of bad moods.
Should Childhood Trauma Be Treated As A Public Health Crisis? (November 30, 2018) — (NPR) New research highlights the link between childhood trauma and mental illness and addiction in adulthood, leading some researchers to call it an issue as pressing as any infectious disease.
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