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Major review asks which supplements really aid mental health – Medical News Today

3 days 15 hours ago

Controversy surrounds the inclusion of nutritional supplements in mental health treatments, with much research proving inconclusive. A major new review now explains which supplements have shown the most promise for specific mental health conditions. “While there has been a long-standing interest in the use of nutrient supplements in the treatment of mental illness, the topic […]

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Does the moon affect bipolar disorder? — WHYY

1 month 3 weeks ago

For Michael, getting enough sleep isn’t just an important part of staying healthy. It’s a matter of life or death. “Really, the whole sleep-wake cycle and the amount of sleep and things is so pivotal,” he said. “I mean, it’s really a starting point for everything.” Michael’s troubles started in his early 30s, when he […]

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Using speech-based technologies to detect mental illness – Healio

1 month 3 weeks ago

The potential of artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to identify mental illness continues to be an exciting area of research. According to a paper presented at the Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Mashrura Tasnim, PhD student, and Eleni Stroulia, PhD, professor in the department of computing science at University of Alberta, Canada, developed a […]

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Women who are experiencing domestic abuse are nearly three times as likely to develop mental illness – University of Birmingham

3 months ago

Academics at the University of Birmingham have identified a significant association between mental illness and domestic abuse in UK women. Up until now, there has been confusion whether the mental illness or the abuse came first and very few previous studies have been able to demonstrate the direction of the relationship. This new study is […]

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Bipolar disorder may increase risk of Parkinson’s – Medical News Today

3 months 2 weeks ago

A new study has found that people with bipolar disorder have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. Also, having bipolar disorder of a higher severity seems to increase the risk even further. Previous studies have found links between depression and Parkinson’s disease, but few have examined whether a link exists between bipolar disorder and […]

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