Mental Health

Schizophrenia related to abnormal fatty metabolism in the brain
April 29, 2020
Researchers at the RIKEN Center for Brian Science (CBS) in Japan have discovered a deficiency in the brains of people with schizophrenia that could lead to the development of new drug therapies. A postmortem comparison published in revealed that schizophrenia was associated with lower than norma...
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Did the Movie 'Joker' Reinforce Prejudice Against Mentally Ill?
April 28, 2020



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By Amy Norton
MONDAY, April 27, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The movie "Joker" won multiple awards and broke a box office record, but a new study is questioning whether it also fueled prejudi...
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Spinal cord injury increases risk for mental health disorders
April 22, 2020
In a new study, published in , researchers from Michigan Medicine find adults with spinal cord injury are at a higher risk of developing mental health disorders, including depression and anxiety, compared to adults without the condition.
The research team examined insurance claims dat...
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Antibodies could provide new treatment for OCD
April 21, 2020
Scientists at Queen Mary University of London and the University of Roehampton, London, have discovered that patients suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have increased levels of a protein called Immuno-moodulin (Imood) in their lymphocytes, a type of immune cell.
Mice ...
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AHA News: Nearly Killed in OKC Bombing, She Vowed to Change Her Life
April 17, 2020


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THURSDAY, April 16, 2020 (American Heart Association News) -- Still in her desk chair, a window curtain somehow wrapped around ...
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Experimental Drug Shows Promise for Schizophrenia
April 17, 2020



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By Amy Norton
THURSDAY, April 16, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental drug may ease a range of symptoms that strike people with ...
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Money Not a Good Measure of Your Self-Worth
April 15, 2020



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TUESDAY, April 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- When the Beatles sang that "money can't buy me love," they were right, researchers say.
"When people base their self-worth on financial success, they experienc...
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4 in 10 Security Guards Suffer PTSD, Study Finds
April 15, 2020



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TUESDAY, April 14, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- Many British security guards have post-traumatic stress ...
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Marijuana Withdrawal Is Real, Study Shows
April 13, 2020



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By Dennis Thompson
FRIDAY, April 10, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- It's widely believed that marijuana is not addictive...
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U.S. Suicide Rate Climbed 35% in Two Decades
April 9, 2020



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By Steven Reinberg
WEDNESDAY, April 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. suicide rate has jumped 35% in the past two...
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