Genetics

Study links genes with function across the human brain

Many psychiatric disorders have genetic causes, but the exact mechanism of how genes influence higher brain function remains a mystery. A new study provides a map linking the genetic signature of functions across the human ...

Health

Newly confirmed surgeon general to focus on COVID, opioids

The Senate confirmed a soft-spoken physician as President Joe Biden's surgeon general Tuesday. While Dr. Vivek Murthy says ending the coronavirus pandemic is his top priority, he's also raised concerns over a relapsing opioid ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

War trauma is a shared experience

Many New Zealand families have stories of relatives who returned from war changed, struggling with mental illness because of their service.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Suicidality among childbearing women a major challenge

A study by University of Queensland researchers has highlighted the need to improve mental health assessments and pathways to care for childbearing women who experience suicidality.