A specific pattern of neuronal firing in a brain reward circuit instantly rendered mice vulnerable to depression-like behavior induced by acute severe stress, a study supported by the National Institutes ...
Neuroscience Dec 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A team of researchers is beginning to see exactly what the response to threats looks like in the brain at the cellular and molecular levels.
Neuroscience May 03, 2011 | 4 / 5 (2) | 0 |
Being forced to exercise may still help reduce anxiety and depression just as exercising voluntarily does, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder.
Health Apr 25, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
Our emotional responses to the stresses of daily life may predict our long-term mental health, according to a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Being exposed to arguments between parents is associated with the way babies' brains process emotional tone of voice, according to a new study to be published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Ps ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Mar 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Concerns and anxieties about one's close relationships appear to function as a chronic stressor that can compromise immunity, according to new research.
Psychology & Psychiatry Feb 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—It's hard to quibble with the speed and convenience of connecting through texts and instant messages, but scientists say that today's ubiquitous online social communication may not confer the ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 31, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research links loneliness to a number of dysfunctional immune responses, suggesting that being lonely has the potential to harm overall health.
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 19, 2013 | 4.5 / 5 (12) | 2 |
In the face of hard times, which strategy gives us the best shot at survival: saving for the future or spending resources on immediate gains? The answer may depend on the economic conditions we faced in childhood, according ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—If children with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, continue to have the condition in adulthood, a new study suggests that they may face an array of physical and mental health ...
Attention deficit disorders Dec 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—Contrary to popular perception, stressors don't cause health problems—it's people's reactions to the stressors that determine whether they will suffer health consequences, according to researchers at ...
Health Nov 02, 2012 | 4.8 / 5 (4) | 1 |
A simple six-question quiz, typically used to assess disabilities in the elderly, could help doctors determine which kidney dialysis patients of any age are at the greatest risk of death, new Johns Hopkins research suggests.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Oct 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress)—You're waiting in the reception area of your doctor's office. The magazines are uninteresting. The pictures on the wall are dull. The second hand on the wall clock moves so excruciatingly slowly that you're ...
Psychology & Psychiatry Sep 26, 2012 | 3 / 5 (2) | 1 |
Whitehead Institute researchers have found that increased expression of a specific set of genes is strongly associated with metastasis and death in patients with breast, colon, and lung cancers. Not only could this finding ...
Cancer Aug 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new report involving mice suggests that a relationship exists between maternal metabolic or psychological stress and the development of obesity, type 2 diabetes, and metabolic syndrome in her offspring. What's more, the ...
Obstetrics & gynaecology Jul 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |