A nationwide study in Denmark suggests a link between infections in childhood and adolescence and increased risk of subsequent mental disorders.
"Our findings provide new and important initial insights into how our most intimate social relationships can ‘get under the skin’ to impact physical health," said lead study author Brian Chin, a psychology researcher at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The number of older adults taking at least three prescriptions for psychotropic drugs has roughly doubled over the past decade, a recent U.S. study suggests.
Mental health will be on the agenda at the Interdisciplinary Autoimmune Summit (IAS) next month, with 2 Psych Congress Steering Committee members set to explore the many ways it overlaps with inflammatory disorders.
Two simple mind-body practices improved cognition and helped reverse perceived memory loss in older adults with subjective cognitive decline, in a pilot study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease.
“Please comment further on the concept of the wandering mind being an unhappy mind.”
“Please comment further on the idea of doing therapy in the forest.”
"Should we be measuring cortisol levels in our patients? What are your thoughts about the concept of adrenal fatigue?"