Mental Health

Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Scientists made a research breakthrough in understanding the responsible mechanisms of restless leg syndrome. Restless legs syndrome is a disorder related to sensation and movement. It is a common nervous system condition that causes an overwhelming irresistible urge to move the legs. The uncomfortable sensation usually happens in
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Recently published in the Journal of Affective Disorders, a study sought to determine the factors to predict depression in college students. Depressive symptoms are a widespread issue among college students. College students are particularly vulnerable to depression due to various stressors unique to their campus and curriculum. Many
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Today, October 10, 2018, is World Mental Health Day. Today is about raising awareness of mental health issues around the world to educate, offer support, and reduce the overall stigma surrounding mental health issues. Whether you have a mental health disorder or not, this day is a reminder
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study, researchers aimed to identify how ADHD will affect functional outcomes in adulthood. How does attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) shape the course of a child’s future? This is an important question with many unknown variables. In a recent study, American doctors and researchers wanted to identify
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Researchers examined which brain areas play a role in the association between depression and sleep complications. Depression is recognized as one of the most debilitating illnesses these days. According to the World Health Organization, depression is currently the leading reason for disability. While there are many known treatments,
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Published in Frontiers in Molecular Biosciences, researchers investigated the links between sex hormones and pain receptors in relation to migraines. Experts estimate that chronic pain affects more than 20% of the world’s population and is one of the most debilitating human diseases. Researchers are working to understand the cellular
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent review in Adolescent Health, Medicine and Therapeutics discusses the current perspectives on gender dysphoria among adolescents. A large number of young adults are grappling with gender identity crisis. There is arising diagnosis of gender dysphoria. According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, gender
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A two-year US study on over 2,500 teenagers looked at whether there is an association between frequent digital media use and subsequent ADHD symptoms in teens. Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental condition that leads to difficulty in focusing attention, staying still, and controlling impulsive behaviors. It can
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] In a recent study published in JAMA Neurology, researchers identify midlife risk factors and their relationship to developing epilepsy later in life. Epilepsy, a neurological disorder marked by recurrent seizures, occurs in elderly people more frequently than in any other age group. High blood pressure, dementia, and strokes
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] A recent study in JAMA Psychiatry determined whether increased self-criticism and perfectionism are signs of OCD among pre-schoolers. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a condition that affects people of all ages and walks of life. It occurs when a person has uncontrollable obsessions and compulsions. Obsessions are highly intrusive
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Our Reader Score [Total: 0 Average: 0] Stress disorders affect many other body functions, including neural networks that have an impact on immune function. Researchers used a national Swedish registry to identify whether stress disorders are associated with subsequent autoimmune disease. Large stressors in life are inevitable and most individuals are exposed to them at
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