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70% of teens see mental health, depression as a ‘major struggle’ for their generation in Pew survey

In the past decade, young people in the United States have borne the brunt of some of the most highly ...
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Brain implants could soon join fight against severe depression

With powerful computational methods, scientists have recently zeroed in on some key features of depressed brains. Those hallmarks include certain ...
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6 things we don’t understand about psychopaths

Journalists and fiction writers and even psychologists and criminologists have gone to great lengths to both mystify and make monsters out of ...
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Early diagnosis of children with anxiety, depression key to better treatment

Researchers wanted to see if the movements during a scary situation differed between children diagnosed with depression or anxiety and ...
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Is depression affected by bacteria in the gut?

The human microbiome—a collection of bacteria, archaea, fungi and viruses commingling in the gut and intestines—has been linked to a ...
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Searching for a link between skin problems and mental health

While some studies have shown a link between isotretinoin use and suicidal thoughts and depression, it’s not clear whether those mental health effects are ...
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Researchers launch quest to understand why mental health treatments do or don’t work

Successful mental health treatments can function like a conversation: The brain hears some kind of message — whether it’s from ...
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Using genetic tests to tailor antipsychotic treatments to individual patients

Scientists are tapping individuals’ genetic profiles to learn which patients will respond to antipsychotic medication for schizophrenia. The pursuit is ...
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Marijuana and mental health: It’s not ‘strictly helpful or harmful’

The exciting news about the complexity of cannabis is that it holds much promise as a potential medicine for many ...
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‘Men are struggling’: Psychologists get new guidelines for ‘traditional masculinity’

[T]he American Psychological Association, the country’s largest professional organization of psychologists, did something for men that it’s done for many ...
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Orthorexia nervosa: Do anti-GMO activists have this ‘eating disorder’?

Orthorexia nervosa is being evaluated as a possible psychiatric diagnosis -- which is causing symptoms of anxiety among some people ...
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LSD redux: Psychedelics may help brain functioning

Research on psychoactive drugs like LSD fell out of favor more than 40 years ago. Now, they're back and may ...
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Orthorexia nervosa: Do anti-GMO activists and shoppers have it?

Orthorexia nervosa is being evaluated as a possible psychiatric diagnosis -- which is causing symptoms of anxiety among some elites ...
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