Psychology & Psychiatry

Under stress, brains of bulimics respond differently to food

Magnetic resonance imaging scans suggest that the brains of women with bulimia nervosa react differently to images of food after stressful events than the brains of women without bulimia, according to research published by ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How listening to music in a group influences depression

Listening to music together with others has many social benefits, including creating and strengthening interpersonal bonds. It has previously been shown that enjoying music in a group setting has an impact on social relationships, ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Tackling depression by changing the way you think

A thought is a thought. It does not reflect reality. New research shows that learning how to ruminate less on thoughts and feelings has a positive effect for individuals with depression.


Self-care for caregivers

Caring for someone with dementia can be exhausting but many caregivers ignore their own needs in order to care for others—at the expense of their own health and welfare. 

Psychology & Psychiatry

Does sad music help with depression?

Depression and suicide are major concerns in the 21st century. The World Health Organisation estimates that over 800,000 people die by suicide each year, with the 15-29 age group particularly affected.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Psychological technique helps women who have bulimia

Researchers from the University of Granada have proven that there are two psychological techniques that help reduce body dissatisfaction and its associated symptoms in women with bulimia nervosa, both of them based on the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Tackling negative body image among women by emphasising functionality

Women who nurse negative thoughts about their appearance think that people look at them just as disapprovingly. Such a negative body image can lead to a wide range of complaints, from depression to eating disorders and obesity. ...

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