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Researchers analyzed genetic data from nearly a million people and discovered genetic overlap between psychiatric illnesses.
Findings suggest that telemental health is not only effective for diagnosis and assessment across many populations and disorders in many settings, but it appears to be comparable to face-to-face care.
Neuroscience is in the midst of a revolution: aided by increasingly sophisticated brain-scanning technologies, it offers more insights into the inner working of our brains than we’ve ever had before. But as this animated short featuring the musings of the comparative neuroscientist Danbee Kim and the philosopher of mind David Chalmers explains, a multifaceted approach to cognitive science is necessary for us to make any real progress towards understanding our minds. The extremely complex ‘interplay between brains, bodies and the world’, as Kim puts it, requires squaring the bottom-up business of neuron activity with the top-down methods of psychology, and several biological systems in between.
People with migraines and comorbid mood disorders often need treatments that address both conditions, as well as management of sleep, stress, and lifestyle issues.
Children who suffer the death of a parent, particularly before age 12, are at increased risk of developing a psychiatric disorder, especially depression and posttraumatic stress disorder, new research show.
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