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Autism Research Sheds New Light on Gender Differences
New studies presented at The 2013 International Meeting for Autism Research provide possible explanations behind the skewed gender ratio in autism diagnoses.
Suicide Rates Rise Significantly Amongst Baby Boomers, Study Finds
A new study conducted by the CDC has shown that suicide rates for adults aged 35 to 64 have increased in the last decade and a half.
Regulating Glutamate May Help Early Detection of Schizophrenia, Study Finds
A recent study has discovered that increased levels of glutamate may play a role in triggering psychosis.
NFL Players May Be More Likely to Develop Depression as they Age, Study Finds
A recent study shows former professional football players are more likely to develop cognitive impairment and depression as they grow older.
Faith and Spirituality Beneficial in Treatment, Study Finds
A new study has found that people who believe in a higher power are more responsive to short-term treatment of depression.
Depression Risk Factor Can Be "Contagious," Study Finds
A new study shows that negative thoughts of students vulnerable to depression can increase the likelihood that their roommates will also experience depression.
Putting People in the Bipolar Driverís Seat
Charles Bowden, M.D., an expert on bipolar disorder, will explore the importance of partnership, self-awareness and treatment strategies at the NAMI National Convention in June.
Depression Runs High Among College Athletes
A new study shows that college athletes may be put at an increased risk for depression.
Insomnia Linked with Increased Thoughts of Suicide, Study Finds
A recent study discovers the connection between insomnia and increased thoughts of suicide. Findings may change the way doctors treat persons living with insomnia in the future.
White House BRAIN Initiative Calls for $100 Million for Scientific Advancement
President Obama unveiled a bold new plan to increase our understanding of the human brain.
Postpartum Depression Affects 1 in 7 Mothers; Bipolar Rate Strikingly High, Study Finds
The largest study to date on postpartum depression has revealed some startling statistics.
Experimental Brain Therapy and Antidepressant Combo Could Help Depression
A new research study has found that a brain stimulation therapy paired with antidepressants can reduce symptoms of depression.
Can Combining Therapies Have a Synergistic Effect?
Researchers are testing to see if utilizing both cognitive adaption training (CAT) and cognitive behavioral therapy for psychosis (CBTP) at the same time produces even more salubrious results.
Suicide Still Major Concern For Teens Even after Treatment, Study Finds
Even after receiving treatment, suicide remains a risk for teens with mental illness. Does this mean current mental health treatments for adolescents need an overhaul?
Stress and the Brain: Neuroimaging and Hope for New Treatments
Understanding neural pathways in the brain may help reduce the symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
From Shakespeare to Schizophrenia
Research pioneer Nancy Andreasen will be awarded NAMIís Scientific Research Award for her work on creativity, brain imaging and mental illness.
Healing Touch with Guided Imagery Shown to Relieve PTSD
A recent study revealed that methods of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) could possibly alleviate symptoms of PTSD in soldiers.
Finding "the Clue" to Effective Treatment
Including psychoeducation and stigmatization, there are many variables that must be looked at to promote positive recovery in Latino communities.
New Study: Benefits of Spirituality Affirmed
For many, spirituality can provide a great benefit in recovery from physical and mental health conditions.
At the NAMI National Convention this past June, Dr. Jack McClellan, presented the latest findings in the genetics of schizophrenia.