Psychology & Psychiatry

Depression may nearly double risk of dementia

A new study shows that having depression may nearly double your risk of developing dementia later in life. The research will be published in the July 6, 2010, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Brain scans appear to show changes associated with violent behavior

A brain imaging study suggests that men with a history of violent behavior may have greater gray matter volume in certain brain areas, whereas men with a history of substance use disorders may have reduced gray matter volume ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Demographic factors linked to mental health in black men

Demographic factors significantly affect mental health concerns among black men, according to a study by the University of Michigan and University of Southern California that provides the first-ever national estimates of ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Is fear deficit a harbinger of future psychopaths?

Psychopaths are charming, but they often get themselves and others in big trouble; their willingness to break social norms and lack of remorse means they are often at risk for crimes and other irresponsible behaviors.

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