Study identifies brain-based dimensions of mental health disorders using machine learning
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  August 17, 2018  
  Psychiatry  
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 Study identifies brain-based dimensions of mental health disorders using machine learningStudy identifies brain-based dimensions of mental health disorders using machine learning
 
A new study using machine learning has identified brain-based dimensions of mental health disorders, an advance towards much-needed biomarkers to more accurately diagnose and treat patients.
 
   Study shows regular exercise is associated with improved mental healthStudy shows regular exercise is associated with improved mental health
 
People who exercise report experiencing 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health per month, compared with individuals who do not exercise, according to research by U.S. researchers.
 
   Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depressionEstrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression
 
Estrogen may protect against heart failure-related depression by preventing the production of inflammation-causing chemicals in the brain. The study is published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology-; Heart and Circulatory Physiology.
 
 Psychedelics may one day be used to treat mental health disorders
 
Psychedelics may one day be used to treat mental health disordersMany people think of psychedelics as relics from the hippie generation or something taken by ravers and music festival-goers, but they may one day be used to treat disorders ranging from social anxiety to depression, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association.
 
 
 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for PTSD
 
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for PTSDPost-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a debilitating mental condition that develops after exposure to extreme stress or a traumatic event. While the majority of people will resolve the short-term distress such an event causes, individuals with PTSD continue to be affected for much longer.
 
 
 Digital psychiatric therapy can 'rewire' the brain in children with ADHD, study shows
 
Digital psychiatric therapy can 'rewire' the brain in children with ADHD, study showsATENTIV, LLC, pioneers in digital therapies for Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder and other cognitive disorders, today announced the publication of a recently completed brain imaging study using the ATENTIVmynd Technology platform.
 
 
 Study compares genetic and neural contributions to ADHD in children with or without TBI
 
Study compares genetic and neural contributions to ADHD in children with or without TBIAccording to a study in Biological Psychiatry, physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), distinct from genetic risk for the disorder.
 
 
 Distinct origin of ADHD identified In children with history of traumatic brain injury
 
Distinct origin of ADHD identified In children with history of traumatic brain injuryAccording to a study in Biological Psychiatry, physical brain injury in children contributes to the development of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), distinct from genetic risk for the disorder.