The answers to the question of whether using social networks can trigger depressive tendencies have been contradictory so far. The researchers from Bochum carried out one experimental and two questionnaire studies.
Adolescent girls who self-injure feel that they receive more negative feedback than they actually receive, and are more sensitive to ”thumbs down” responses, compared to other adolescent girls. These are the findings presented by Irene Perini, researcher at Center for Social and Affective Neuroscience (CSAN) at Linköping University, in a recently published article.
Depression is common in people with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), but the actual causes of depression in this group are unknown. In a Neurogastroenterology & Motility study, depression was linked with more severe IBD symptoms, and a less positive cognitive bias in emotional recognition (a reduced ability to recognize basic emotions in others) was involved in this association.
Schizophrenia causes hallucinations and memory or cognition problems inter alia.
Pressures and expectations of masculinity and a lack of information and support for men can exacerbate mental health struggles for new fathers, recent evidence published by the Parliamentary Select Committee for Women and Equalities reports.
Individual differences in brain systems for habitual behavior distinguish heavy cannabis users who develop an addiction