Looking at rising cases of drug overdose deaths, researchers discuss how stigma correlates to poor health outcomes for those struggling with addiction.
Can the superman pose really affects confidence and behaviour, as implied in popular culture? Scientists, working in an international collaboration, have the answer.
Funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, eMOTIONAL Cities is a 48-month project, with a total budget of nearly €5 million, that is designed to fully characterise the intensity and complexity of urban health challenges and inequalities.
ADHD in women can often present differently from ADHD in men – knowing the signs can help with common symptoms like inattentiveness, depression and anxiety.
The meta-analysis, looking at loneliness during COVID in North America and Europe, finds that "the pandemic does appear to have increased loneliness" - so, how bad is it?
Evidential proof shows that nature helps mental health – but most research focuses on white people, missing crucial ethnic diversity data.
While the negative side effects of scrolling through social media are well-known, social media breaks have been proven to change mental health outcomes.
Student loan repayment can heighten cardiovascular illness risk for middle-aged adults in the US, as mental health worsens with greater debt.
Tokyo researchers reveal how the biology of fear works - potentially changing how PTSD and anxiety are treated in future.
Data from 50,000 Canadians finds that loneliness and depression were highest in women aged between 65 to 74, with two-thirds feeling separated from their family.
A study analyses adolescent opinions on the mental health benefits and risks of the TikTok algorithm, like "excessive use" and "unrealistic beauty standards".
The University of Cincinnati found that depression treatment is more likely to work for patients who are employed, or have a degree.
Adults with ADHD are shown to flourish when they are married, physically active, and free from chronic pain and other mental health issues.
Psychedelic use has been found to have positive effects on mental disorders – now, psilocybin microdosing shows hope for relieving depression.
Researchers suggest that to combat loneliness, finding activities with the ‘flow’ – engaging deeply in meaningful activities – can increase leisure and reduce loneliness.
The last two years created psychological strain, with the pandemic sparking feelings of uncertainty about both professional and personal futures - creating issues for employee mental health.
'You are what you eat' has never rung so true, as researchers uncover links between the gut microbiome and personality traits - so, can nutrition change our psychology?
Psychedelic drugs have recently been used to treat mental health disorders – now scientists find they can also provide better understanding into the attribution of consciousness.
Girls experience social media use effects often at 11-13, whereas boys experience this later at 14-15 – adolescents who use social media more have a lower life satisfaction.
Here, Mental Health Europe call for a crucial overhaul in European support for young people’s mental health through the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.