News tagged with mental tests
(Medical Xpress)—New research from Cardiff and Bristol universities shows that children whose brains process information more slowly than their peers are at greater risk of psychotic experiences.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 26, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1 |
(Medical Xpress)—A new study indicates that a simple saliva test could be an effective tool in predicting violent behavior.
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 26, 2013 | 3.7 / 5 (7) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Further evidence that a program of controlled, progressive aerobic exercise may help restore normal cognitive function in patients who have sustained a concussion has been published by ...
Neuroscience Mar 07, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A new analysis challenges previous research that suggested teens put their long-term brainpower in danger when they smoke marijuana heavily.
Health Jan 14, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (10) | 12 |
The physical benefits of regular exercise and remaining physically active, especially as we age, are well documented. However, it appears that it is not only the body which benefits from exercise, but the mind too. The evidence ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Dec 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 0 |
People who sometimes went hungry as children had slower cognitive decline once they were elderly than people who always had enough food to eat, according to a new study published in the December 11, 2012, print issue of Neurology, the me ...
Neuroscience Dec 10, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 1 |
Scientists have discovered a cognitive biomarker – a biological indicator of a disease – for young adolescents who are at high risk of developing depression and anxiety. Their findings were published today, 28 November, ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Nov 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Women are better than men at recognizing living things and men are better than women at recognizing vehicles.
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 17, 2012 | 3 / 5 (8) | 10 |
Sportsmen and women dope with the blood hormone Epo to enhance their performance. Researchers from the University of Zurich now discovered by animal testing that Epo has a performance-enhancing effect in the brain shortly ...
Medications Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Research on sex and trauma faces an ethical dilemma: how can we find out more about the effects of such psychologically sensitive topics without hurting the people who participate in the study?
Psychology & Psychiatry May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
When children behave badly, it's easy to blame their parents. Sometimes, however, such behavior may be due to a mental disorder.
Pediatrics Apr 29, 2012 | 1 / 5 (1) | 2
A Rhode Island Hospital psychiatrist and researcher explains the negative impact of broadening the diagnostic criteria for bipolar disorder in the upcoming Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 24, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Medical schools that use the UK Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) as part of their admissions process reduce the relative disadvantage faced by certain socioeconomic groups, finds a study published in the British Medical Jo ...
Other Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Cognitive stimulation therapies have beneficial effects on memory and thinking in people with dementia, according to a systematic review by Cochrane researchers. Despite concerns that cognitive improvements may not be matched ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 15, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
With no lab tests to guide the clinician, psychiatric diagnostics is challenging and controversial. Antisocial personality disorder is defined as "a pervasive pattern of disregard for, and violation of, the rights of others ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0