Psychiatric Drugs Might Raise Cardiac Death RiskPreliminary research suggests people who suffered fatal cardiac arrest were more likely to have taken antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs than those who survived heart attacks.
Stress and Culture Influence Exercise HabitsOne study, conducted by Rafer Lutz, Ph.D., found that college-aged women who do not exercise regularly are even less likely to be physically active when under stress.
Depression Hits 1 in 13 American AdultsOver the past year, 16.5 million Americans age 18 or older -- 1 in 13 adults -- experienced at least one bout of major depression, according to a new government survey.
Behavioral Therapy Relieves InsomniaFor patients with persistent insomnia, a combination of cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and the medication zolpidem improves sleep over a 6 week period.
Cardiac Depression May Be Genetically InfluencedIndividuals with heart disease are twice as likely to suffer from depression as the general population, an association the medical community has largely been unable to explain.
Borderline Personality DisorderBorderline personality is a serious psychiatric disorder, with a prevalence of about 4% in the community, but as high as 20% in many clinical psychiatric populations, and significant morbidity.
OCD, Anxiety And DaydreamsFrom idyllic countryside to gross acts of violence, why an innocent daydream can sometimes turn nasty and what it means...
Positive Sterotypes Help Women’s PerformanceThe finding is positive as women avoid the harmful impact a negative stereotype could unwittingly have on their performance.
Very Early In Alzheimer's Disease Memory Grows Less EfficientEven very early in Alzheimer's disease, people become less efficient at separating important from less important information, a new study has found.
ADHD Linked To Sleep Problems In AdolescentsA new study shows that adolescents with a childhood diagnosis of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) are more likely to have current and lifetime sleep problems and disorders...
Workwise: Kindness and CorporationWorkplace kindness can be hit-or-miss or a cultivated corporate value. When it's there, people work harder.