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Psychopharmacology is the study of drug-induced changes in mood, sensation, thinking, and behavior.
Genetic discoveries show promise for developing new treatment targets for schizophrenia

Genetic discoveries show promise for developing new treatment targets for schizophrenia

Virtual reality can help alleviate psychological impact of coronavirus pandemic

Virtual reality can help alleviate psychological impact of coronavirus pandemic

Study analyzes effects of social grooming on incivility in COVID-19

Study analyzes effects of social grooming on incivility in COVID-19

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

First-of-its-kind trial identifies a viable target for treating anhedonia

First-of-its-kind trial identifies a viable target for treating anhedonia

Accurate and informative labeling of CBD products is a critical public health issue

Accurate and informative labeling of CBD products is a critical public health issue

Using cannabinoids for management of acute pain

Using cannabinoids for management of acute pain

Paid maternity leave associated with mental and physical health benefits for mothers, children

Paid maternity leave associated with mental and physical health benefits for mothers, children

Marijuana use increases false memories finds study

Marijuana use increases false memories finds study

A single dose of magic mushroom compound reduces anxiety and depression among cancer patients

A single dose of magic mushroom compound reduces anxiety and depression among cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

Novel tool for assessing children's overall addiction to digital devices

Novel tool for assessing children's overall addiction to digital devices

Giving a shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce alcohol intake

Giving a shot of ketamine could help heavy drinkers reduce alcohol intake

Off-site integrated care can help provide mental health services for children, adolescents

Off-site integrated care can help provide mental health services for children, adolescents

Relevant social stimulus may diminish the preference to drugs

Relevant social stimulus may diminish the preference to drugs

Cannabis could help in PTSD

Cannabis could help in PTSD

Cannabis may help individuals cope with the effects of PTSD

Cannabis may help individuals cope with the effects of PTSD

Is your cell phone good for your health?

Is your cell phone good for your health?

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD

New analysis quantifies how stimulant treatment reduces serious outcomes of ADHD