In the last few months our nation has witnessed a surge in violent acts of intolerance. Are we suffering from secondary PTSD?
Structured group psychoeducation sessions could be more successful in treating patients in the early stages of bipolar disorder than standard peer-support offered by the NHS and the voluntary sector, research has found.
Think of the last day of your life. How will you feel to reflect on your journey?
New research shows that the microbiome plays a huge role in our behavior. Can changing our diet become a new health treatment?
How our body can influence our mind.
Pole dancing can help you celebrate your body just as you are right now. Give your inner critic a day off!
Donald Trump is easily the most unusual and risky presidential candidate I’ve seen in my life. And that may be a winning strategy in this year’s election.
Rett syndrome is a rare, debilitating disease in which patients progressively lose brain function and the ability to walk. Relatively little is known about the neuronal causes of Rett syndrome, but scientists have now identified a process...Show More Summary
New data shows that people confide in their dog during times of adversity, but only about certain specific emotions
My work as a clinical psychologist has led me to understand that trauma may account for the lions’ share of recoverable substance abuse and behavioral health disorders.
Depression is what happens when we want to play, but can't.
An unprecedented view of one person’s brain function over many months could unlock new therapies.
There appeared to be a general acceptance that once a person is diagnosis with dementia they are viewed negatively in society. By Bob DeMarcoAlzheimer's Reading RoomAround one half of respondents agreed as soon as someone is diagnosed...Show More Summary
Sight, touch and hearing are our windows to the world: these sensory channels send a constant flow of information to the brain, which acts to sort out and integrate these signals, allowing us to perceive the world and interact with our environment. But how do these sensory pathways emerge during development?
A gene dubbed the ‘Teashirt’ by its discoverers has been identified as a link between children with kidney problems and autism, in a new study which has implications for how doctors working on both conditions administer tests to their patients.
As Fall comes, so do the Fall Blues. Maybe that's why they picked September as National Suicide Prevention Month. Here are 12 tips on how to ward off seasonal depression.
One of our favorite activities at last year’s conference was writing Postcards of Hope to send to all the Warrior Moms at home. We heard from you for weeks after the conference in 2015, thanking us for sending a little love and light your way. Show More Summary
The new drugs, on the whole, have been a blessing, and it is unnerving to see the whole psychopharmacological enterprise now trashed in an indiscriminate manner.
With the right treatment plan, your child can develop the tools to fight her way out of the darkness of depression and into the light of recovery.
Researchers have found a link between common infections, such as a cold, stomach bug or urine infection and an increase in inflammation like reactions in the brain which can exacerbate dementia symptoms. Study results show that people who got an infection had twice the rate of memory loss as people without infections. Show More Summary