In this World Mental Health Day editorial, Dani Beck provides us with an overview of what the day entails and what general knowledge people should be aware of, as well as a focus on mental health issues in the realm of academia.
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A new study has determined that a simple change to the sleeping patterns of people known as ‘night owls’ can decrease depression and stress.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have identified hundreds of genes newly linked to depression, shedding light on the origins of the condition.
Common somatic medications used to combat physical health diseases could bring significant benefits to people with mental illnesses.
Three studies have been highlighted at SfN Neuroscience on the links between adolescent brain development, mental health and substance abuse.
Following the publication of the James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Partnership ‘Digital Technology for Mental Health’ top ten research priorities, this article, from the UK, considers the challenge of creating a truly user-driven approach to realize the promise of digital mental health.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have revealed that individuals who exercise report having fewer days of poor mental health than those who do not exercise.
Scientists have demonstrated how variations in a gene linked to anxiety and depression could affect a patient’s response to treatment.
Findings from a new study – the largest of its kind – indicate that heavy alcohol consumption is the most significant risk factor for the development of dementia.
This case report from Neurodegenerative Disease Management examines the suicide of a patient with early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in the context of planned versus impulsive acts in cognitive disorders.