PopMuse: Mind and Body http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Among people with bipolar disorder, inflammation predicts cognitive deficits https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-people-bipolar-disorder-inflammation-cognitive.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-people-bipolar-disorder-inflammation-cognitive.html Tue, 19 Nov 2019 10:06:33 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health Bipolar disorder is a heterogeneous disease—two people who share the same diagnosis can have very different outcomes and quality of life. Treatment of bipolar disorder largely focuses on controlling episodes of depression or mania, but even when these symptoms are well managed, some patients will suffer from cognitive deficits while others will show cognitive resilience. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Borderline personality disorder has strongest link to childhood trauma https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-borderline-personality-disorder-strongest-link.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-borderline-personality-disorder-strongest-link.html Tue, 19 Nov 2019 00:00:01 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health People with borderline personality disorder are 13 times more likely to report childhood trauma than people without any mental health problems, according to University of Manchester research. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How Deep Sleep Helps Your Brain “Clean” Itself https://brainworldmagazine.com/how-deep-sleep-helps-your-brain-clean-itself/ https://brainworldmagazine.com/how-deep-sleep-helps-your-brain-clean-itself/ Mon, 18 Nov 2019 23:55:13 UTC Ralph Bernardo at Brain World Whether we look forward to it or not, most of us think we understand the value of a long, uninterrupted sleep every night — often after we’ve gone without it for too long. Laura Lewis and her team of researchers at Boston University have sacrificed a great deal of sleep too�— but they understand [ ... ] The post How Deep Sleep Helps Your Brain “Clean” Itself appeared first on Brain World. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Among transgender children, gender identity as strong as in cisgender children https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-transgender-children-gender-identity-strong.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-transgender-children-gender-identity-strong.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 20:00:05 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health Children who identify as the gender matching their sex at birth tend to gravitate toward the toys, clothing and friendships stereotypically associated with that gender. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Positive Top-line Results for Novel Agent in Acute Psychosis http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921496?src=rss http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/921496?src=rss Mon, 18 Nov 2019 19:27:22 UTC Medscape Psychiatry & Mental Health Headlines KarXT combines xanomeline and trospium and is designed to treat psychosis and related symptoms through preferential stimulation of muscarinic receptors in the central nervous system. Medscape Medical News http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Helicopter parents and 'hothouse children'—exploring the high stakes of family dynamics https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-helicopter-parents-hothouse-childrenexploring-high.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-helicopter-parents-hothouse-childrenexploring-high.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:47:37 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health True helicopter parents talk a good game in making their actions all about their children, but according to one West Virginia University researcher, what they're doing is reaping—and heaping—the rewards for themselves. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ketamine reduces drinking in male, but not female, rats https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-ketamine-male-female-rats.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-ketamine-male-female-rats.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:00:01 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health The drug ketamine decreases alcohol consumption in male, but not female, rats, according to new research published in eNeuro. The findings suggest that ketamine may be a viable treatment option for male patients with an alcohol use disorder. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Mechanism connects early binge drinking to adult behaviors https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-adolescent-anxiety-alcohol-abuse-life.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-adolescent-anxiety-alcohol-abuse-life.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:00:01 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health University of Illinois at Chicago researchers report that intermittent exposure to high levels of alcohol in adolescent animals leads to increased levels of microRNA-137—a molecule that regulates gene expression in cells—in the brains of adults. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Vietnam-era women veterans continue to experience wartime stress https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-vietnam-era-women-veterans-wartime-stress.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-vietnam-era-women-veterans-wartime-stress.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:51:36 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health Vietnam-era women veterans suffer with stress-related mental health conditions, including posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), major depression and generalized anxiety disorder, more than four decades after their service. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Standard treatment programmes for OCD are not always enough https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-standard-treatment-programmes-ocd.html https://medicalxpress.com/news/2019-11-standard-treatment-programmes-ocd.html Mon, 18 Nov 2019 17:37:39 UTC Psychology News - Psychiatry News, Health News, Psychology, Health They wash their hands until the skin hangs in tatters, are in a state of panic about bacteria and infections—and are unable to use common sense and distance themselves from the stressful thoughts that are controlling their lives. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/