Neuroscience

Depression affects visual perception

Researchers specializing in psychiatry and psychology at the University of Helsinki investigated the effects of depression on visual perception. The study confirmed that the processing of visual information is altered in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 pandemic severely impacts mental health of young people

The COVID-19 pandemic severely impacted the mental health of young people, with increased levels of clinical depression being identified, a new study published in the journal Psychiatry Research reports. A decrease in alcohol ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

'Psychological toll' of lockdown peaked in the early weeks

People's levels of anxiety and depression were at their highest (worst) in the early stages of the March lockdown but improved fairly rapidly following the introduction of restrictions, according to new findings by UCL researchers.

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