Psychology & Psychiatry

New study reveals brain basis of psychopathy

According to a Finnish study, the structure and function of the brain areas involved in emotions and their regulation are altered in both psychopathic criminal offenders and otherwise well-functioning individuals who have ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

The secrets of Ireland's psychiatric hospitals

Mother and baby homes were institutions where unmarried women were sent to have their babies, often arriving destitute having been denied support by the child's father, and even their own family, simply for falling pregnant ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adolescents, psychiatric hospitalization and COVID-19

As we approach the sixth month of widespread community transmission of COVID-19 in the United States, our focus must shift beyond acute management of disease to the broader effects of this pandemic on health and wellbeing. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Coronavirus infections may lead to delirium and potentially PTSD

People taken ill by coronavirus infections may experience psychiatric problems while hospitalised and potentially after they recover, suggests an analysis of past research led by the UCL Institute of Mental Health with King's ...

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