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Brain imaging identifies bipolar disorder risk in adolescents

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Brain imaging identifies bipolar disorder risk in adolescents
Australian researchers have used brain imaging technology to show that young people with a known risk of bipolar (but as yet have no signs of the condition) have clear and quantifiable differences in brain activity when compared to controls.

Age 5: First study of new treatment for early stage bipolar disorder

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First study of new treatment for early stage bipolar disorder
A new clinical trial of people who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder for less than five years will be the first study of its kind to shed light on how new treatments could be more effective in the early stages of the condition.

We are basically honest – except when we are at work, study suggests

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We are basically honest – except when we are at work, study suggests
A new study has revealed we are more honest than you might think. The research suggests that it pains us to tell lies, particularly when we are in our own homes. It appears that being honest is hugely important to our sense of who we are. However, while it might bother us to tell lies at home, we are less circumspect at work where we are probably more likely to bend the truth, suggests the study.

Tragedy and loss in Connecticut

Confronting the Ghosts of our Fathers: Their PTSD, Our PTSD

Research identifies a way to block memories associated with PTSD or drug addiction

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Research identifies a way to block memories associated with PTSD or drug addiction
New research could lead to better treatments for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and drug addiction by effectively blocking memories. The research has identified a common mechanism in a region of the brain called the pre-limbic cortex, which can suppress the recall of memories linked to both aversive, traumatic experiences associated with PTSD and rewarding memories linked to drug addiction, without permanently altering memories.

Parents key to preventing alcohol, marijuana use by kids

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Parents key to preventing alcohol, marijuana use by kids

New research finds that parental involvement is more important than the school environment when it comes to preventing or limiting alcohol and marijuana use by children.

Laughter is the best medicine


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Babies born to stressed mothers more likely to be bullied at school

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Babies born to stressed mothers more likely to be bullied at school
Children whose mothers were overly stressed during pregnancy are more likely to become victims of bullying at school, according to new research.

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Happy Thanksgiving

A letter on gratitude from Dr. Bunch

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Hormone affects distance men keep from unknown women they find attractive: Oxytocin may promote fidelity

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Hormone affects distance men keep from unknown women they find attractive: Oxytocin may promote fidelity
Men in committed relationships choose to keep a greater distance between themselves and an unknown woman they find attractive when given the hormone oxytocin, according to new research. The findings suggest oxytocin may help promote fidelity within monogamous relationships.

Snap judgments during speed dating

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Snap judgments during speed dating
For speed daters, first impressions are everything. But it’s more than just whether someone is hot or not. Researchers have found that people make such speed-dating decisions based on a combination of two different factors that are related to activity in two distinct parts of the brain.

Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain

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Meditation appears to produce enduring changes in emotional processing in the brain
A new study has found that participating in an eight-week meditation training program can have measurable effects on how the brain functions even when someone is not actively meditating. The researchers also found differences in those effects based on the specific type of meditation practiced.

PTSD linked to smaller brain area regulating fear response

Children, teens at risk for lasting emotional impact from Hurricane Sandy

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