Friday, July 1, 2022

Mental health

One in three young people stayed happier during lockdown

Potential contributing factors include feeling less lonely, and getting more sleep and exercise.

Study finds positive Effects of academic education on Aging of Brain

The benefits of good education and lifelong learning extend into old age.

Scientists identified humor’s earliest emergence

Young children’s ability to laugh and make jokes has been mapped by age for the first time.

Baby teeth could tell about a child’s risk of mental health disorders

Like the rings of a tree, teeth contain growth lines that may reveal clues about childhood experiences.

Teens using cannabis frequently probably have a premature baby

Frequent adolescent cannabis use may also carry intergenerational risks.

The first lockdown led to a significant increase in depression symptoms among children

The symptoms of depression among children got much worse during this period.

People with low fitness are nearly twice as likely to experience depression

There is a 60% greater chance of anxiety.

Your brain shows if you are lonely or not

Social connection is critical to well-being, yet how the brain reflects our attachment to other people remains mostly unknown. A new study by the Dartmouth...

Poor physical health acts as a barrier for job seekers

Physical health conditions are pervasive among individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) living in the community. And many individuals with SMI are unemployed despite...

Sport can protect us from developing serious mental health disorders

Depression linked to low sports activity.

Excessive smartphone, social media use may be linked to mental distress

The study highlight factors that should be among the factors considered by clinicians and researchers who work in the field of youth mental health.

Brain scans can predict children’s mental health problems

Scans of brain activity in seven-year-olds are helping Northeastern researchers predict symptoms of depression, anxiety, and attentional problems in teenagers.

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