Updated : Mar 02, 2020 in Research Articles

‘Brain Surfing’: Ultrasound waves focused on prefrontal cortex elevate mood and change brain connectivity in human volunteers

‘Brain Surfing’: Ultrasound waves focused on prefrontal cortex elevate mood and change brain connectivity in human volunteers   Joseph L Sanguinetti, Stuart Hameroff, Ezra E…

Updated : Feb 13, 2020 in Research Articles

A prescription for the pain of rejection: Acetaminophen and forgiveness

Most everyone experiences the pain of social rejection at some point in their lives. It can be triggered by the end of a romantic relationship,…

Updated : Jan 28, 2020 in Research Articles

Antianxiety and Antidepressant Effects from a Single Dose of Psychedelic Drug Persist Years Later in Cancer Patients

Following up on their landmark 2016 study, researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine found that a one-time, single-dose treatment of psilocybin, a compound found…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Research Articles

Older refugees have high levels of depression even decades after immigration to Canada

Most research on the mental health of refugees focuses on the first few years after resettlement in the host country, but little is known about…

Updated : Jan 23, 2020 in Research Articles

WHEN CAREGIVERS NEED CARE

WASHINGTON – People who regularly care for or assist a family member or friend with a health problem or disability are more likely to neglect…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Feature

National survey seeks musicians’ input on mental health and substance misuse challenges

The Tulane University of School of Social Work is partnering with the nonprofit Send Me A Friend in a nationwide survey aimed at examining the…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

App uses voice analysis, AI to track wellness of people with mental illness

A new study finds that an interactive voice application using artificial intelligence is an effective way to monitor the wellbeing of patients being treated for…

Updated : Jan 15, 2020 in Research Articles

Involving family in care for bipolar disorder helps children and teens stay healthier, longer

In a UCLA-led study, children and adolescents with a high risk for developing bipolar disorder stayed healthier for longer periods when their family members participated…

Updated : Jan 09, 2020 in Research Articles

Harnessing Biology and Technology to Develop New Depression Treatments – Update from Harvard Review of Psychiatry

January 9, 2020 – New research into the biology of depression, along with new and evolving technologies, provides the basis for developing the next generation…

Updated : Jan 05, 2020 in Research Articles

Families of Children With Autism Face Physical, Mental and Social Burdens

Families of children with autism face high physical, mental and emotional burdens, are sometimes ridiculed and even accused of child abuse, according to a Rutgers…

Updated : Dec 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Black Teens Face Racial Discrimination Multiple Times Daily, Suffer Depressive Symptoms as a Result

Black teenagers experience daily racial discrimination, most frequently online, which can lead to negative mental health effects, according to a Rutgers researcher. The study, published…

Updated : Dec 12, 2019 in Research Articles

With Novel Technique, New Study Is First to Definitively Map the Early Development of PTSD

Most people who experience severe trauma recover their health. But 23 percent develop PTSD, a difficult-to-treat illness that combines intrusive thoughts about the trauma, avoidance…

Updated : Dec 05, 2019 in Research Articles

Taming chronic inflammation may reduce illness, save lives

Scientists from 22 institutions, including UCLA, are recommending early diagnosis, prevention and treatment of severe chronic inflammation to reduce the risk of chronic disease and…

Updated : Dec 03, 2019 in Expert Pitch

Holiday blues: how to bring the jolly back into the season

For those dealing with loss — be it the death of a loved one or pet, divorce or unemployment — the holidays can be an…

Updated : Nov 13, 2019 in Research Tip Sheet

Sitting & Depression, Safer Youth Football, Wearable Tech and More from the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Science®

Can Too Much Sitting Increase the Risk of Depression? The average adult sits up to 10 hours a day. Sedentary behaviors are known to increase…

Updated : Nov 05, 2019 in Announcement

Tulane researcher studying link between stress and mental health disease

A Tulane neuroscience professor has won a $2.1 million grant to study the effects of stress on the brain and how severe stress contributes to…

Updated : Nov 01, 2019 in Announcement

Cutler Family gifts $15 million to University Hospitals to transform men’s health care

CLEVELAND – Health care statistics for men are bleak: less than 50 percent have a primary care provider, their life expectancy is seven years less…

Updated : Oct 28, 2019 in Research Articles

In the long run, drugs & talk therapy hold the same value for people with depression, study finds

Spending an hour in talk therapy with a trained counselor costs much more, and takes more time, than swallowing an inexpensive antidepressant pill. But for…

Updated : Oct 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Who will get depressed under intense stress? Study shows promise of genetic risk prediction

Depression doesn’t come from one gene, one life event, or one personality trait. That’s what makes it so hard to predict, prevent or treat effectively.…

Updated : Oct 25, 2019 in Research Articles

Parental depression forecasts kids’ later physical health

Athens, Ga. – When parents suffer from depression, kids may be at risk for physical health problems in young adulthood, according to a study from researchers…

Updated : Oct 24, 2019 in Feature

5 Ways to Manage Political Stress With a Michigan Medicine Psychiatrist

No matter what your political beliefs or affiliations, it’s safe to say all Americans are now living through a unique moment in our nation’s history. …

Updated : Oct 09, 2019 in Research Articles

Randomized controlled trial in young adults suggests healthier diet may directly reduce depression

Even a brief period of healthy eating may provide longer-term improvements in mood   Young adults with depression whose diet is usually unhealthy showed significantly…

Updated : Oct 04, 2019 in Announcement

UCI researcher receives 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study learning and memory

UCI researcher receives 2019 NIH Director’s New Innovator Award to study learning and memory Study aimed at understanding and controlling memory as key to developing…

Updated : Sep 20, 2019 in Feature

Screening for depression in people with epilepsy: Improve care, save lives

Depression is the most common psychiatric comorbidity in people with epilepsy. Clinical studies have found that 20% to 30% of people with epilepsy have depression;…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

Chicago Adults Identify the Top Health Problems for Youth in the City

Stress, drug abuse, and depression were viewed as the top health problems for Chicago youth by adults in the city. Many mental health-related concerns were…

Updated : Sep 19, 2019 in Research Articles

‘Junk Food’ Diet May Predict Future Depression Symptoms in Teens

Rockville, Md. (September 19, 2019)—An innovative study finds that sodium and potassium levels—reflections of a person’s typical diet—may be predictors of future depression in teens.…

Updated : Sep 17, 2019 in Research Articles

Feeling depressed? Mahjong might be the answer

Athens, Ga. –When it comes to boosting mental health among older Chinese, it might be as simple as a game of mahjong, according to a…

Updated : Sep 11, 2019 in Research Articles

Une étude révèle que les femmes présentent un risque plus élevé de dépression et d’anxiété après une hystérectomie

ROCHESTER, Minnesota. — L’hystérectomie est associée à un risque accru de problèmes de santé mentale à long terme, notamment la dépression et l'anxiété, selon une…

Updated : Aug 28, 2019 in Research Articles

Depression Linked to Costly Chronic Medical Conditions and Disability Among Aging Minorities, Rutgers Studies Find

New Brunswick, NJ (August 28, 2019) – More than 50 percent of older Chinese American immigrants experience depressive symptoms linked to increased disabilities and chronic…

Updated : Aug 27, 2019 in Feature

The other side of seizure freedom: “I kind of wish my epilepsy was back”

Becoming seizure-free after years of uncontrolled epilepsy might seem like a dream come true. But most people have problems adjusting to the change – problems…

Updated : Aug 20, 2019 in Research Articles

Low levels of vitamin D in elementary school could spell trouble in adolescence

ANN ARBOR—Vitamin D deficiency in middle childhood could result in aggressive behavior as well as anxious and depressive moods during adolescence, according to a new…

Updated : Aug 15, 2019 in Research Articles

Exercise and Depression, Weightlifting and Lowered Colon Cancer Risk and More from the Journal of Medicine & Science in Sports & Science®

Can Resistance Exercise Help Prevent Muscle Wasting in Women with Cancer? Up to 70% of cancer patients experience a condition called cachexia, which is characterized…

Updated : Aug 14, 2019 in Announcement

Rush University Medical Center Joins National Age-Friendly Health Systems Initiative

(CHICAGO) – Rush University Medical Center has joined the national movement to improve health care for older adults by becoming the only hospital in Illinois…

Updated : Aug 14, 2019 in Research Articles

New link between endocannabinoids and exercise may help in treatment of depression

AMES, Iowa – Researchers know exercise improves mood for people with depression, but there are still questions about exactly how it makes people feel better.…

Updated : Aug 13, 2019 in Feature

First-Of-Its Kind Research Examines the Relationship Between Asthma, Disease Control, and Depression

Contact: Lucia LeeMount Sinai Press [email protected] First-Of-Its Kind Research Examines the Relationship Between Asthma Control and Depression $3.4 Million Study to Understand Why Older Adults Have…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Research Articles

‘Exercise as Medicine’ for Depression – A Key But Often Overlooked Role In Prevention And Treatment

August 8, 2019– Exercise training and increased physical activity are effective for both prevention and treatment of depression, concludes a research review in the August…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Research Articles

‘Exercise as Medicine’ for Depression – A Key But Often Overlooked Role In Prevention And Treatment

August 8, 2019– Exercise training and increased physical activity are effective for both prevention and treatment of depression, concludes a research review in the August…

Updated : Aug 08, 2019 in Research Articles

‘Exercise as Medicine’ for Depression – A Key But Often Overlooked Role In Prevention And Treatment

August 8, 2019– Exercise training and increased physical activity are effective for both prevention and treatment of depression, concludes a research review in the August…

Updated : Aug 05, 2019 in Policy

Depression, suicides are occupational hazards, doctor writes

Medical school administrators have known for years that initially healthy clinician trainees go on to experience depression, burnout and suicide at higher rates than the…

Updated : Jul 31, 2019 in Research Articles

Parents’ Mental Illness Increases Suicide Risk in Adults with Tinnitus, Hyperacusis

Patients who suffer from tinnitus, a perceived noise or ringing in the ears, and hyperacusis, extreme sensitivity to noise, could be at heightened risk for…