Hope Can Aid in Recovery from Anxiety Disorders

New research suggests hope is a trait that can predict resilience and recovery from anxiety disorders. In a new study, clinical psychologist Dr. Matthew Gallager and colleagues examined the role…

Heart Patients With Depression, Anxiety More Likely to Quit Cardiac Rehab

Heart patients with depression, anxiety or stress are more likely to drop out of cardiac rehabilitation, according to a new Australian study published in the European Journal of Preventive Cardiology….

Brain Scans May Predict Suicide Risk

New research has identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behavior in individuals with mood disorders. The study provides a promising lead toward tools that can predict…

Large Study Shows PTSD Has Strong Genetic Component

In the largest and most diverse genetic study to date of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), scientists reveal that PTSD has a strong genetic component similar to other psychiatric disorders. The…

Performance Anxiety Reduces Pre-Performance Memory

New research finds that performance anticipation at work or school may hinder your ability to remember what happened before your presentation or performance. Investigators also discovered that the presence of…

Coastal Living Tied to Better Mental Health Among England’s Poor

Living near the ocean is linked to better mental health among people living in England’s poorest urban communities, according to a new study published in the journal Health and Place….

Kids Bullied by Siblings May Have Mental Health Issues in Early 20s

UK researchers have discovered that kids bullied at home and at school are more likely to have mental health issues in young adulthood. Investigators found that depression, self-harm and suicidal…

Antidepressant Use By Those Over 65 In UK Doubled Over 20 Years

New research from the United Kingdom finds that antidepressant use among those  over 65 more than doubled over two decades. But despite the rise in antidepressant use, there was little…

Self-Silencing Women May See Increased Risk of Stroke

A new study shows that women who do not speak up for themselves — called self-silencing — have increased carotid plaque buildup, which could lead to a stroke or other…