Lefties are more likely to suffer from psychotic disorders than mood disorders, a new study suggests.
Head injuries are known to increase the risk of depression in adults. However, a new study reveals that head injuries can also lead to depression in children.
Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is undertreated, new research suggests.
Scientists have long known that eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia often run in families. While it has been challenging to pinpoint specific genes that heighten a person's risk, a new study has linked two gene mutations to an increased likelihood of developing these complex disorders.
Mothers who smoke during pregnancy may be increasing their children's risk of developing bipolar disorder, according to a new study.
Acupuncture may be just as effective as counseling for treating depression, a new study suggests.
Watching others may help people overcome phobias, a new study suggests.
Losing weight may put obese teens at risk of developing anorexia and bulimia, a new study suggests.
People with large brains may be more susceptible to eating disorders.
Blood tests may soon be used to determine a person's suicide risk, according to a new study.
Using LSD and other psychedelics may actually lower a person's risk of developing mental health problems, a new study suggests.
New research reveals more evidence that scars of childhood bullying lasts long into adulthood.
Dementia patients who take certain blood pressure medications may experience slower cognitive decline than those who don't, a new study suggests.
Teens who regularly use marijuana may be at risk for developing serious psychiatric disorders such as schizophrenia, a new study suggests.
Drug users who suffered childhood abuse are more likely to commit suicide, a new study suggests.