Ableist language is often used by autism researchers, which assumes that autistic people are "broken" or inferior to non-autistic people.
A 'danger molecule' is higher in the blood of younger black adults than whites, females than males and increases with weight and age, researchers report in the first large, longitudinal study associating circulating HMGB1 levels with obesity, inflammation promoters and early indicators of cardiovascular risk in humans.
The findings of the study show that oxytocin produced in the BNST increases stress-induced social anxiety behaviors in mice. This may provide an explanation as to why oxytocin can sometimes have antisocial effects.
An analysis of relevant studies published to date has identified certain risk factors associated with suicidal behavior in adolescents. The analysis also revealed certain protective factors that may reduce the likelihood of suicidal behavior.
A new report suggests that lingering "brain fog" and other neurological symptoms after COVID -19 recovery may be due to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), an effect observed in past human coronavirus outbreaks such as SARS and MERS.
The financial and social disruption caused by COVID-19 lockdowns is linked to double the normal rates of anxiety and depression, according to a new Australian study. A representative analysis of the Australian population shows there are significant mental health consequences even in communities with very low virus rates.
Similarities among individuals living in the same communities can dramatically change their risk of dying by suicide, according to a new study by Indiana University researchers.
Negative feelings resulting from perceived broken promises from employers within UK police forces are a major cause of workplace stress, according to new research at the University of Birmingham.
Researchers in Japan report on how bereavement can have far-reaching implications to an individual's health and their economic status. Deeper grief caused by the death of a loved one, correlates with an overarching decline in quality of life, seen in physical ailments, more down time, and higher rates of medical reliance. The report also highlights how you can possible predict who may need the most help in the future.
By accounting for sweat physiology, method can make better use of electrodermal activity for tracking subconscious changes in physical or emotional state.