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Study Opens Prospects of New Treatments for Memory Impairment in Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, PTSD, Depression

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Indiana U. neuroscientists are zeroing in with increasing certainty on the notion that nonhuman animals have a particular type of memory known as "source memory," long seen as exclusively human.

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What Makes Psychotic Teens More at Risk for Suicide Than Other Groups with Psychosis?

Jane Timmons-Mitchell, PhD, from Case Western Reserve University’s social work school, and Tatiana Falcone, MD, from the Cleveland Clinic, reviewed studies of teenagers with psychosis to better understand why they are more at risk for suicide than other groups similarly diagnosed.

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American Psychological Association Marks Mental Health Awareness Month with Focus on Children, Substance Abuse

The American Psychological Association will engage a variety of audiences to raise awareness during Mental Health Awareness Month in May with activities that include:

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Depressed? Researchers Identify New Anti-Depressant Mechanisms, Therapeutic Approaches

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Researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center are making breakthroughs that could benefit people suffering from depression.

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‘Consciousness Central’ TV Channel to Launch at Tucson Conference

Eastern and Western views about consciousness will clash at the 20 year anniversary conference ‘Toward a Science of Consciousness” which kicks off April 21 at the Marriott University Park Hotel at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Web-based TV channel ‘Consciousness Central’ will show plenary lectures, interviews with key figures, commentary and analysis, clips from previous conferences, scenes from the consciousness art show, poetry slam, ‘zombie blues’, and parties.

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Mental Illness Not Usually Linked to Crime, Research Finds

In a study of crimes committed by people with serious mental disorders, only 7.5 percent were directly related to symptoms of mental illness, according to new research published by the American Psychological Association.

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University of Kentucky Research on Depression and Parkinson's Disease Published in Psychiatry Research

A group of scientists from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging has found interesting new information in a study on depression and neuropsychological function in Parkinson's disease (PD).

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The Ilk of Human Kindness

Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that older women, plucky individuals and those who have suffered a recent major loss are more likely to be compassionate toward strangers than other older adults.

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Researchers Find Boosting Depression-Causing Mechanisms in the Brain Increases Resilience, Surprisingly

New research uncovers a conceptually novel approach to treating depression. Instead of dampening neuron firing found with stress-induced depression, researchers demonstrated for the first time that further activating these neurons opens a new avenue to mimic and promote natural resilience.

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