Whether you are aware of it or not, almost everybody has a nervous habit or tic.
According to a new Swiss study, continuous lack of sleep could lead to elevated risk-seeking behaviors in young adults. This may be caused by the effects of lack of sleep can have on the brain, specifically the right prefrontal cortex.
In 2014, at least one and 16 Americans went to the hospital due accidents that occurred in the home. One main source of those accidents is a wandering mind, stated Steve Casner, the author of Careful: A User’s Guide to Our Injury-Prone Minds.
In a recent study, researchers found that transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) can be used to reduce auditory verbal hallucinations (AVHs) in patients with schizophrenia by targeting a specific part of the brain in the temporal lobe.
The Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists is allowing applications for an emergency temporary licence to provide access to mental health services in areas affected by Hurricane Harvey. Applicants must be currently licensed in another jurisdiction and must be in good standing.
According to new research, talking to yourself in the third person can be extremely helpful, particularly when experiencing a stressful moment.
Giving youth more time to sleep can significantly enhance all aspects of their lives, including health and academics.
Previous studies have determined that estradiol is a contributing reason to why female cocaine users report stronger highs and faster addiction in comparison to male users. Drs. Mermelstein and Meisel from the University of Minnesota conducted experiments to determine how.
In a recent study, one out of every eight Americans struggles with an alcohol disorder. This study tracked the drinking patterns of 40,000 people from 2002 to 2003 and from 2012 to 2013.
In the past five years, North Carolina jails have had 151 prisoner deaths. Nearly half of these inmates were dealing with mental health issues, substance abuse, or both.
EMBOpress: Formin 2 Links Neuropsychiatric Phenotypes at Young Age to an Increased Risk for Dementia
A group of researchers explored the possible link between PTSD in young individuals and their risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease later in life. Through screening of animal models, these researchers identified the Formin 2 (Fmn2) gene as the link.