New research in human participants explores a novel intervention that aims to weaken traumatic memories and lessen their psychological impact.
Researchers have found strong associations between the frequent use of highly potent cannabis and reports of first-time psychotic episodes.
A groundbreaking new blood test for genetic biomarkers of PTSD could improve accuracy of diagnosis, precision of treatment, and prediction of future risk.
A pilot clinical trial has found that a new type of electrical stimulation therapy can be very effective in treating the symptoms of major depression.
Researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that sleep loss can make us want to avoid social contact, while also sending a ‘keep away’ signal to others.
Federal regulators have approved the use of the new prescription nasal spray drug esketamine for depression that has not responded to other treatments.
New research examines whether having a history of mental health issues influences a person’s outlook after they receive a cancer diagnosis.
When at least one partner within a married couple had the GG oxytocin gene receptor variant, the spouses reported greater feelings of marital satisfaction and security.
Mania and hypomania are periods when a person feels unusually elated or energized. They are often symptoms of different types of bipolar disorder. In this article, we discuss the similarities and differences between mania and hypomania.
To receive a bipolar disorder diagnosis, a person must have a manic episode, a depressive episode, or both. Specific types have specific diagnostic criteria. Learn more about bipolar diagnosis here.