Researchers have discovered electrical brain-wave patterns given off during social interactions in mice. They also observed that mice showing signs of stress, depression, or autism lacked these brain waves. The results reveal more about the mechanics underlying brain activity when socializing.
Many of us will have likely heard of music therapy and art therapy -- but what about 'travel therapy'? A new cross-disciplinary paper proposes we change how we view tourism, seeing it not just as a recreational experience but as an industry that can provide real health benefits.
Researchers conducted studies to explain the neural mechanisms of the pons-corticolimbic network in perpetuating sad mood in depression.
Following trauma, feeling detached from one's surroundings may suggest a higher risk of later developing serious mental health conditions. It's important to screen for feeling detached to identify patients who might benefit from preventive care.
Researchers found that recordings from the retina could identify distinct signals for both attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and autism spectrum disorder (ASD), providing a potential biomarker for each condition.
Repeated exposure to hurricanes, whether direct, indirect or media-based, is linked to adverse psychological symptoms and may be associated with increased mental health problems, according to a new study.
Older adults who have worse physical health or mental health, and those with more chronic conditions, are more likely to have experienced many forms of ageism.
A new study suggests that the increased rates of overdose and mental health crisis observed during the first year after opioid dose tapering persist through the second year.
Intestinal flora plays an important role in health -- including mental health. Researchers have shown that probiotics can support the effect of antidepressants and help to alleviate depression.
New findings highlight clear differences in grey matter for people with anorexia nervosa and point to the importance of early treatment interventions.