Psychology & Psychiatry

People with depression fare worse in heart health study

Heart disease and depression are interwoven, and a new study is helping unravel that connection by linking depression with poorer scores on seven important measures of heart health.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Pandemic affecting young people's mental health

(HealthDay)—Nearly half of U.S. young adults report symptoms of depression, with more than one-third reporting thoughts of death or suicide, according to the results of a survey released by the COVID-19 Consortium for Understanding ...

Health

Does air pollution affect mental health later in life?

In a study of women aged 80 years and older, living in locations with higher exposures to air pollution was associated with increased depressive symptoms. The findings are published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ...

Overweight & Obesity

Dieting and weight worries on rise in teens

Significantly higher numbers of Generation Z boys and girls in the UK are dieting to lose weight, and are likely to overestimate their own weight, finds a new UCL-led study.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression linked to bowel conditions

A new study has found depression is more common among people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis in the years before they are diagnosed.

Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 triggers OCD in children and young people

Many children and young people with obsessive thoughts and compulsions experience that their OCD, anxiety and depressive symptoms worsen during a crisis such as COVID-19. This is shown by a new research result from Aarhus ...

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