Chronic exposure to dim light at night can lead to depressive symptoms in rodents -- but these negative effects can be reversed simply by returning to a standard light-dark cycle, a new study suggests.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (5) | 0 |
New Australian research shows that the brains of people with schizophrenia may be under attack by the immune system, providing the strongest evidence to date of a link between immune function and schizophrenia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Aug 08, 2012 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0
A patient's relationship with his or her doctor has long been considered an important component of healing. Now, in a novel investigation in which physicians underwent brain scans while they believed they were actually treating ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 29, 2013 | 5 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Johns Hopkins researchers say they have discovered a cause-and-effect relationship between two well-established biological risk factors for schizophrenia previously believed to be independent of one another.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jul 17, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Researchers in Australia have uncovered what they describe as differences in brain behavior for people diagnosed with either bipolar disorder (BP) or borderline personality disorder (BPD). ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 04, 2013 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
The extent to which our development is affected by nature or nurture our genetic make-up or our environment may differ depending on where we live, according to new research.
Genetics Jun 12, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers from the University of Exeter Medical School have for the first time identified the mechanism that protects us from developing uncontrollable fear.
Neuroscience Oct 05, 2012 | 4.7 / 5 (3) | 3 |
Maternal inflammation during early pregnancy may be related to an increased risk of autism in children, according to new findings supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National ...
Autism spectrum disorders Jan 24, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Children who have experienced violence might really be older than their years. The DNA of 10-year-olds who experienced violence in their young lives has been found to show wear and tear normally associated with aging, a Duke ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Brains that maintain healthy nerve connections as we age help keep us sharp in later life, new research funded by the charity Age UK has found.
Neuroscience May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Two years ago, Randy Nelson, Ph.D., chair of neuroscience at Ohio State University, doctoral student Tracy Bedrosian, and colleagues reported that dim-light exposure at night was capable of triggering depressive-like ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 24, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0
Researchers at McMaster University have discovered new genetic evidence about why some people are happier than others.
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 20, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Through a series of investigations in mice and humans, Johns Hopkins researchers have identified a protein that appears to be the target of both antidepressant drugs and electroconvulsive therapy. Results ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
A study combining genetic data with brain imaging, designed to identify genes associated with the amyloid plaque deposits found in Alzheimer's disease patients, has not only identified the APOE gene—long ...
Alzheimer's disease & dementia Feb 20, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
For the first time, an international team of researchers has found that a combination of a particular virus in the mother and a specific gene variant in the child increases the risk of the child developing schizophrenia.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 08, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0