Growth Hormone Therapy Can Ease Symptoms in Brain Injury Patients
by Janice Wood on January 25, 2020 at 1:30 pm
More than 2.5 million people in the United States experience a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, each year. Many deal with health issues for years after their head injury, such...
The Allure of Horror Movies
by Janice Wood on January 25, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Why are we drawn to horror movies? Humans are fascinated by what scares us, be it skydiving, roller coasters, or true-crime documentaries — provided these threats are kept at a...
Maternal Stress May Harm Babies’ Brains
by Rick Nauert PhD on January 24, 2020 at 1:00 pm
New research has found that severe maternal stress, anxiety and depression may be associated with impairment in key fetal brain regions before birth. Researchers from the Children’s National […]
Brain Imaging May Improve Outcomes for Those With Mental Disorders
by Traci Pedersen on January 24, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Brain imaging may one day lead to better diagnoses and treatments for those struggling with mental health disorders, including depression and anxiety, according to a new study from the University...
Depression Around Menopause Often Goes Undetected
by Rick Nauert PhD on January 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm
New research suggests a high number of women experience symptoms of depression during perimenopause yet the mental health issue is not detected and as a consequence, untreated. Investigators […]
Psychology Around the Net: January 25, 2020
by Traci Pedersen on January 25, 2020 at 11:30 am
Greetings this lovely January day! Hope everyone is staying warm and well. This week’s Psychology Around the Net dives into perfecting the art of small talk, why working from home...
Ten Tips for Aging with Depression
by Jan McDaniel on January 24, 2020 at 11:30 am
Major Depression — the clinical type — is not a normal part of aging. Though it can appear at any age, older adults are at an increased risk. The Centers...
Psychology Around the Net: January 18, 2020
by Traci Pedersen on January 18, 2020 at 11:30 am
This week’s Psychology Around the Net explores how anxiety looks in children, how managers can work with employees dealing with depression, why young girls are struggling more with mental […]
What You Need to Know About Suicidal Behavior
by Psych Central Guest Author on January 16, 2020 at 9:30 pm
The number one thing I’ve learned in my more than 20 years of experience in the mental health space is that there is always more to be learned. Suicidal behavior...
GeneSight Test: No Significant Results? Try a Different Research Measure
by John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on January 14, 2020 at 6:30 pm
As I’ve discussed previously, drug-gene testing, also referred to as pharmacogenomics or pharmacogenetics, doesn’t really yet work for psychiatric drugs and disorders. People are buying a […]