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Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults

Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults

Brain abnormality linked to general risk for mental illness

Brain abnormality linked to general risk for mental illness

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

New study reveals the extent of brain damage due to elevated homocysteine

National trial shows how high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health

National trial shows how high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health

Mood disturbances and depression linked to disrupted sleep routines finds study

Mood disturbances and depression linked to disrupted sleep routines finds study

Study lays foundation for treating drug, alcohol addicts with noninvasive brain stimulation

Study lays foundation for treating drug, alcohol addicts with noninvasive brain stimulation

Mindfulness-based stress reduction may motivate people to move, shows study

Mindfulness-based stress reduction may motivate people to move, shows study

Depression and anxiety strongly linked with autoimmune thyroiditis, shows study

Depression and anxiety strongly linked with autoimmune thyroiditis, shows study

Proposed changes to most widely used diagnostic tool could adversely affect PTSD diagnosis

Proposed changes to most widely used diagnostic tool could adversely affect PTSD diagnosis

High job strain associated with increased risk of common mental disorders

High job strain associated with increased risk of common mental disorders

CAMH study reveals novel insights into brain networks in people with autism

CAMH study reveals novel insights into brain networks in people with autism

Study: Effective intervention can reduce medication overuse in aged care facilities

Study: Effective intervention can reduce medication overuse in aged care facilities

Researchers identify serotonin receptor that could be targeted to boost memory

Researchers identify serotonin receptor that could be targeted to boost memory

Researchers discover genetic signal common to cerebral palsy and autism

Researchers discover genetic signal common to cerebral palsy and autism

Study reveals the genetics underlying cerebral palsy and autism

Study reveals the genetics underlying cerebral palsy and autism

New Facebook app provides much-needed support to unpaid caregivers of Alzheimer's patients

New Facebook app provides much-needed support to unpaid caregivers of Alzheimer's patients

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

ECT is more cost-effective for treating depression than other treatment strategies, shows study

ECT is more cost-effective for treating depression than other treatment strategies, shows study

Poor communication between brain's visual networks may increase risk of mental illness

Poor communication between brain's visual networks may increase risk of mental illness

Study: The brain processes emotion differently in patients with OCD than their unaffected siblings

Study: The brain processes emotion differently in patients with OCD than their unaffected siblings