Mental Health News and Research

Latest Mental Health News and Research

The number of pediatricians in the United States rose by 140 percent between 1978 and 2000

The number of pediatricians in the United States rose by 140 percent between 1978 and 2000

World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control closed this week, with nearly 90% of countries having signed up

World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control closed this week, with nearly 90% of countries having signed up

New Welsh research centre to improve understanding of the psychosocial factors that influence illness, disease, recovery

New Welsh research centre to improve understanding of the psychosocial factors that influence illness, disease, recovery

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

People who suffer from severe depression have more nerve cells in the part of the brain that controls emotion

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Brain recordings may shed light on disorders of self-perception such as schizophrenia, stroke and phantom limb syndrome

Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health

Longer maternity leave period may improve some women's mental and physical health

Young gay men experience high rates of anti-gay violence and harassment

Young gay men experience high rates of anti-gay violence and harassment

Physical activity cuts risk of depression in children

Physical activity cuts risk of depression in children

New drug application for cilansetron, an investigational product for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

New drug application for cilansetron, an investigational product for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

Dual Purpose leaflet on Dementia and Alzheimer's disease

Dual Purpose leaflet on Dementia and Alzheimer's disease

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

A Center for Human Genetics/Genomics has been established at the University of California

Red Cross supports 9/11 recovery with $50 million

Red Cross supports 9/11 recovery with $50 million

An EU-funded research project will help to uncover the genetic factors linked to depression to develop new drug treatments

An EU-funded research project will help to uncover the genetic factors linked to depression to develop new drug treatments

New £18M Medical Research Council facility

New £18M Medical Research Council facility

Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

Creation of the UK Clinical Research Collaboration (UKCRC)

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Nighttime surge of ghrelin may point to new targets for treating obesity

Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report more illnesses and poorer health

Women with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) report more illnesses and poorer health

Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome

Depression in young women doubles risk of metabolic syndrome

Opuntia ficus indica, a type of prickly pear cactus reduces hangover symptoms

Opuntia ficus indica, a type of prickly pear cactus reduces hangover symptoms

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty

Sex hormones alter the development of certain brain structures during puberty