Daily marijuana use also linked to brain abnormalities, such as an oddly shaped hippocampus.
FDA has approved Saphris (asenapine) as monotherapy for the acute treatment of manic or mixed episodes in pediatric patients.
Balanced diet, physical exercise and brain training programs shown to improve mental functioning in older people.
While a reformulated version of Oxycontin came on the market in 2010 that was difficult to crush, many addicts still abuse the opioid.
In rat study, mice injected with tiny gas bubbles that vibrate when they encounter ultrasound waves led to a reduction in amyloid plaque.
Exposure to phthalates and flame retardants in the womb may contribute to autistic-like behaviors in offspring, accordng to rat study.
Boredom, frustration and impatience can promote skin-picking, nail-biting and hair-pulling in some people.
Strong link between depression, poor nutrition, and high body-mass index among low-income families in one urban area.
Older, but not newer, antidepressants in pregnancy showed similar increased odds.
People who took antidepressants had a lower risk of death, coronary artery disease, and stroke over three years than those who did not take them.
CDC finds suicide by hanging increased 6.7% for teen females and 2.2% for teen males between 1994 and 2012.
People with gout have a 24% lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease.
New study puts the figure at 7% globally, though that is double an estimate published in another journal earlier this year.
National Athletic Trainers’ Association statement designed to raise awareness and educate high school athletic trainers.
Almost half of patients with fibromyalgia reported suicidal ideation and was correlated with depression, anxiety and poor sleep quality.
If approved, Xadago would be an add-on therapy in both early and mid-to-late stage Parkinson’s.
Overall, suicide rates among adults between 40 and 64 has risen nearly 40% since 1999.
Annual costs related to major depressive disorder reached $210.5 billion in 2010, a 21% increase from 2005.
More than eight hours a night linked to greater odds in study, but cause-and-effect not proved.
Swedish study find people with depression were five to six times more likely to harm others or themselves than the general population.
People with ADHD are more than twice as likely as those without the condition to die early, often as a result of accidents.
Skin biopsies can reveal high levels of abnormal proteins linked to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.
Homeless people suffering from mental illness have close to a 25% risk of having a coronary event.
Name change to “Systemic Exertion Intolerance Disease” emphasizes the condition is a physiological, not psychological, condition.
People who used higher doses of opioid painkillers to manage pain more likely to see an increase in depression.
Report finds that revenues from ADHD medications will rise 13% this year to nearly $13 billion.
About 25% of homeless children aged 2 months to 6 years required mental health services, compared to between 10% and 14% of general population kids.
About 34% of physicians said they would support assisted suicide for a patient with a psychiatric disease.
At-risk soldiers that received cognitive-behavioral therapy were 60% less likely to commit suicide.
MRIs reveal much more damage in brains of teen methamphetamine users compared to those of adults, especially in the frontal cortex.