Published: February 27, 2020, 8:06 am, Updated: February 27, 2020, 7:22 pm By Kristen Rogers, CNN Click2Houston https://www.click2houston.com/news/national/2020/02/27/moodiness-or-more-how-to-tell-if-your-kids-suffering-from-a-mental-disorder/
Children’s lives may not be as hard as adults’ lives, but sometimes their moodiness and sadness are more than just a phase.
Around one in six US youth ages 6 to 17 has a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder such as anxiety, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder, according to a 2019 report in the journal JAMA Pediatrics.
The number of youth struggling with mental disorders such as Read More
Mar 2, 2020 By Cami Rosso, The Future Brain Psychology Today https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-future-brain/202003/how-covid-19-may-impact-mental-health
The recent reported outbreaks and fatalities of the COVID-19 disease may impact mental health by elevating anxiety worldwide. COVID-19 is the disease caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). A quick query on Google for COVID-19 returns well over half a billion results.
Before the emergence of COVID-19, anxiety disorders already rank as one of the most common mental health problems globally. According to University of Oxford research, anxiety Read More
PUBLISHED: 07:54, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 | UPDATED: 08:53, Tue, Mar 3, 2020 By Tom Fish Express https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/1250118/mental-health-study-schizophrenia-types-variations
For the first time ever, two distinct neuroanatomical variations of schizophrenia have been identified.
Researchers analysed the brain scans of more than 300 schizophrenia patients in the study.
The first variation shows lower volumes of grey matter in comparison to a healthy brain, while the second variation has largely the same levels.
Experts believe these findings may revolutionise mankind’s understanding of schizophrenia, as well as identifying potential treatment Read More
Feb 12, 2020 11:00 am ET By Lauren Weber The Wall Street Journal https://www.wsj.com/articles/managing-mental-health-at-work-is-a-juggle-of-rights-and-realities-11581523201
Managers and younger employees are struggling to adapt as a generation of people with higher rates of reported mental illness enter the workforce.
Many of these new workers are coming to offices from colleges and high schools where they received accommodations, such as extra time to take tests or complete assignments—in some cases from elementary school onward. They are confronting a world of work that operates under Read More
February 10, 2020 By Tracie White Stanford Medicine News Center http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2020/02/brain-wave-pattern-can-identify-people-likely-to-respond-to-anti.html
A new method of interpreting brain activity could potentially be used in clinics to help determine the best treatment options for depression, according to a study led by researchers at the Stanford School of Medicine.
Stanford researchers and their collaborators used electroencephalography, a tool for monitoring electrical activity in the brain, and an algorithm to identify a brain-wave signature in individuals with depression who will most likely respond to sertraline, an Read More