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Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Staying stress free in your twenties reduces high blood pressure risk later on

Effects of Zen meditation and how the brain functions during meditative states

Effects of Zen meditation and how the brain functions during meditative states

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Latest research into schizophrenia and links between prenatal vitamin D and growth

Marijuana/Cannabis causes transient schizophrenia-like symptoms

Marijuana/Cannabis causes transient schizophrenia-like symptoms

School-based health clinics are an important treatment setting for adolescents with mental health, and general medical problems

School-based health clinics are an important treatment setting for adolescents with mental health, and general medical problems

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

Prenatal factors may play a role in autism

People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

People with extremely early or extremely late sleep times may suffer from Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder

Nearly a quarter of all UK's violent crimes are committed by the 2% of people who seriously misuse alcohol or drugs

Nearly a quarter of all UK's violent crimes are committed by the 2% of people who seriously misuse alcohol or drugs

Postnatal exposure to a mercury preservative commonly used in a number of childhood vaccines can lead to the development of autism-like damage

Postnatal exposure to a mercury preservative commonly used in a number of childhood vaccines can lead to the development of autism-like damage

Drink that enhances the effectiveness of medication given to treat psychiatric illnesses

Drink that enhances the effectiveness of medication given to treat psychiatric illnesses

A £5m investment in mental health research will help to improve services for patients

A £5m investment in mental health research will help to improve services for patients

Research may help treat muscular dystrophies and other muscle diseases caused by glycosylation defects

Research may help treat muscular dystrophies and other muscle diseases caused by glycosylation defects

Depression, insulin regimen linked to poor diabetes control

Depression, insulin regimen linked to poor diabetes control

Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants

Adrenaline packs a powerful punch in the use of antidepressants

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Compulsive hoarding study could improve diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Chromium picolinate supplementation reduced carbohydrate cravings and atypical depression

Schizophrenics who fail to take their medicines are over one-and-a-half times as likely to be rehospitalised

Schizophrenics who fail to take their medicines are over one-and-a-half times as likely to be rehospitalised

'somatoform', or 'psychosomatic', disorders are among the most common psychiatric disorders found in general practice

'somatoform', or 'psychosomatic', disorders are among the most common psychiatric disorders found in general practice

Reiner Center for Behavioral and Psychosomatic Medicine

Reiner Center for Behavioral and Psychosomatic Medicine

Gene linked to alcoholism

Gene linked to alcoholism