Nov 04, 2014 PM EST
Many mental health disorders first surface during adolescence, and college and youth pastors are in a good position to offer help or steer youths elsewhere to find it. But many of those pastors feel ill-prepared to recognize and treat mental illness,..
Sep 11, 2014 PM EDT
Using human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSCs), researchers at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California, San Diego have discovered that neurons from patients with schizophrenia secrete higher amounts of t..
Jul 28, 2014 PM EDT
Early warning about goal completion a buzzkill, new research shows
Jul 08, 2014 PM EDT
People with bipolar disorders take greater risks because parts of their brains dedicated to pursuing and enjoying rewarding experienced are more active than their normal counterparts.
Jul 01, 2014 PM EDT
Emotional and behavioral problems show up even with low exposure to lead, and as blood lead levels increase in children, so do the problems, according to research funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the ..
Jun 19, 2014 PM EDT
Meta-analysis suggests children may benefit from targeted treatments specific to pediatric brain activity
May 23, 2014 AM EDT
Mental illnesses can reduce an individual’s life span by 10 to 20 years that is equal to years lost by heavy smoking, according to a study.
May 08, 2014 AM EDT
Antipsychotic medicines reduce violent tendencies and behavior in mentally ill patients, according to a study.
Apr 25, 2014 PM EDT
An estimated 7. 5 percent of all schoolchildren in the United States between the ages of six and 17 have been prescribed psychiatric medication, according to a recent report.
Apr 16, 2014 PM EDT
Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout, according to research from Duke University.
Apr 15, 2014 PM EDT
Spanking encourages children to misbehave, according to a new study.
Apr 09, 2014 AM EDT
An estimated 3.7 million Americans suffering from various mental illnesses and conditions won't have access to care covered by insurance as long as some United States regions continue to refuse to expand Medicaid programs under the provisions of the ..
Apr 07, 2014 PM EDT
A multidisciplinary group of scientists from the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging at the University of Kentucky have identified an interesting connection between the health of the brain tissue that supports cognitive functioning and the presence of deme..
Apr 03, 2014 PM EDT
The notoriously short fuses of some sports coaches could be explained by excessive concern with how they will be seen by others, according to new research.
Mar 26, 2014 PM EDT
Researchers have developed a model of studying the nature and causes of bipolar disorder through stem cells, revealing differences between the cells of bipolar and non-bipolar patients and raising news questions they hope will help them unravel the m..