Objective measures of autism symptom severity are necessary to accurately diagnose autism and measure the effectiveness of treatment interventions.
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The brains of those with PTSD who received mindfulness training changed in ways that may have helped them “switch off” looping memories.
While scientists have long known that tau is involved in dementia, the way in which it hinders cognitive function has remained uncertain.
Researchers found that intense behavioral health follow-up was crucial to reduce the occurrence of neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Treatment gives infusions of ketamine no more than once per week.
There was improvement in cognitive performance and brain function in those who took the blueberry powder.
Increased hiring of independent contractors may be leading to unintended consequences in therapy provided to patients.
Mice repeatedly exposed to an aggressive intruder had a difficult time remembering locations in a previously mastered maze.
While many studies have explored the role of microglia in Alzheimer’s, very few researchers have examined the role of the adaptive immune system.
There is substantial evidence that mental stimulation in middle age helps to delay the onset of memory and thinking problems.
The research represents the first general population study of assortative mating in psychiatric disorders.
Understanding how pain catastrophizing works can assist clinicians with providing effective treatments to patients with chronic pain.
The number and timing of follow-up psychotherapy visits may be inadequate to deliver evidence-based psychotherapy.
Changes are need in the way psychologist and psychology doctoral students are educated in treating pain.
Healthy participants with a variation in the AKT1 gene were at higher risk of acute psychotic response to cannabis.
Preemies may possess elevated levels of characteristics that put them at risk for peer victimization, including more anxiety and depression.
10.3% of the participants experienced moderate victimization that increased, and 5.1% experienced high levels of consistent victimization.
The odds ratios for children and adolescents were 2.39 for suicidality, 2.79 for aggression, and 2.15 for akathisia.
Researchers analyzed nearly 12 000 brain scans to investigate whether smaller brain volumes and schizophrenia share any genetic connection.
Users whose cumulative marijuana use exceeded the equivalent of one joint a day for five years had a significant decline in verbal memory in middle age.
Participants with behavioral variant frontotemporal dementia and semantic dementia had a strong preference for sucrose.
Those bereaved by suicide were 65% more likely to attempt suicide than those bereaved by natural causes.
Adults 65 years and older who had high levels of depression at least one time had a greater risk of experiencing heart disease or stroke.
Different anomalies in the corpus callosum were associated with different symptoms in the schizophrenic participants.
The combination of maternal obesity and diabetes was associated with a greater risk of autism in children than either obesity or diabetes alone.
The bioequivalent of Adderall XR, the orally-disintegrating tablet Adzenys XR-ODT is an appealing option for treating ADHD in children.
Nicotine-dependent smokers who began smoking in the 1980s were more likely than older smokers to have a psychiatric condition, such as bipolar disorder, antisocial personality disorder, or ADHD.
A new online-based medication management option is designed to assist physicians prescribing opioids to spot and monitor overprescribing.
Men with higher urate concentrations had a lower future risk of developing Parkinson’s, suggesting that urate could have a protective factor.
The findings suggest that it may be possible to develop a non-invasive tool for early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
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