Genetics

Scientists uncover 95 regions of the genome linked to PTSD

In post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), intrusive thoughts, changes in mood, and other symptoms after exposure to trauma can greatly impact a person's quality of life. About 6% of people who experience trauma develop the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study finds punitive anti-drug workplace policies could backfire

A new study from the Texas A&M University School of Public Health uses national data on drug use and mental health to explore how workplace drug policies correlate with opioid use and misuse and psychological distress in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Wearable headcams provide insight into complex teen emotions

As part of a joint study between King's College London and Manchester Met, wearable headcams worn in real interactions and face decoding technology were used to read teens' facial expressions, potentially uncovering hidden ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Dialogue between brain regions: How memories guide us to rewards

Picture this: You want to take a walk to your favorite ice cream parlor for the first time after winter. You can probably remember how to get there. How does our brain guide us to such rewarding places? In a study recently ...

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