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Evidence at cellular level for connection between childhood adversity and psychiatric disorders In a new study published online in Biological Psychiatry, researchers from Butler Hospital identify an association between biological changes on the cellular level and both childhood adversity and...
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Threats of physical violence common for staff at psychiatric hospitals In a survey of 348 workers at a large psychiatric hospital, 99% of the staff reported verbal conflict with patients, and 70% reported being assaulted during the previous 12 months.
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
You only hurt the one you love: the presence of a romantic partner 'intensifies pain' Doctors often recommend that partners be present if a patient is going through a painful medical procedure. However, a new study finds their presence may make pain worse.
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Emotions processed differently by men and women Women rate emotional images as more emotionally stimulating than men do and are more likely to remember them.
Medical News Today | Jan 22, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Exercise improves brain function in young adults Exercise sharpens young adults' brains by increasing oxygen to the frontal brain says new research showing it is not just older adults whose brains benefit from physical activity.
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 11:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Dog-human cooperation is based on social skills of wolves Dogs are man's best friend and partner. The origins of this dog-human relationship were subject of a study by behavioural scientists from the Messerli Research Institute at the Vetmeduni Vienna and...
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A pathway discovered in mouse brain that regulates fear memory and behavior Some people have no fear, like that 17-year-old kid who drives like a maniac. But for the nearly 40 million adults who suffer from anxiety disorders, an overabundance of fear rules their lives.
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Long-term childhood outcomes improved by early parental program Children whose parents participated in a prenatal program aimed at enhancing couples' co-parenting relationship were better adjusted at age seven than children whose parents were assigned to a...
Medical News Today | Jan 21, 2015 08:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UK Deputy Prime Minister calls for a new ambition for 'zero suicides' across the NHS at major mental health conference On Monday 19 January, the Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg hosted a major Mental Health Conference, bringing together leading clinicians, policy makers and campaign groups to discuss the future of...
Medical News Today | Jan 20, 2015 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Almost 1 in 5 adults with epilepsy may have symptoms of ADHD, study finds A new study is the first to report that nearly 1 in 5 adults with epilepsy may also have ADHD, which may have implications for the treatment of epileptic patients.
Medical News Today | Jan 19, 2015 09:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend