Mental health amongst university students could be improved by introducing mindfulness training.
Having a television in the bedroom during the preschool years can lead to mental and physical health problems in adolescence, a new Université de Montréal study indicates.
Children who grow up with greener surroundings have up to 55 percent less risk of developing various mental disorders later in life; this calls for greener and healthier cities for the future
Recently, cannabis has experienced a resurgence of interest. Two countries—Uruguay and Canada—have legalized it. In the United States, 33 states and the District of Columbia now allow at least its medical use. In the field of epilepsy, there have been more than 150 years of anecdotes about the plant’s anti-seizure effects. Recent trials of cannabidiol (CBD)—a molecule found in the cannabis plant—led to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s approval of Epidiolex to treat seizures in Dravet Syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.
Positive interactions on social media are not making young adults feel more connected, whereas negative experiences increase the likelihood of them reporting loneliness, scientists with the University of Pittsburgh Center for Research on Media Technology and Health (MTH) report in the American Journal of Health Promotion.
Certain social media factors were linked with major depressive disorder (MDD) in aJournal of Applied Biobehavioural Researchstudy of Millennials.