Despite the near-consensus of existing publications, the use of reduced mismatch-negativity amplitudes to determine ultra-high risk groups for psychotic illnesses should still be subject for further scrutiny, a new study suggests.
Musculoskeletal pain at multiple sites among adolescents may be associated with an increased risk of mental health problems, especially mood and anxiety disorders, and mental healthcare use in young adulthood, a study suggests.
A higher prevalence of depressive symptoms and suicidal behaviour has been observed among adolescents with atopic dermatitis (AD), a Korean study has found.
Naturally occurring changes in children’s perception of barriers to physical activity, social support and neighborhood environment may be associated with the age-related decline in physical activity during the transition from childhood to early adolescence, a new study reports.
Many survivors of the 1998 Dongting Lake flood in China have been found to have anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. This suggests that flood survivors, especially those who are particularly vulnerable, may benefit from early and thorough psychological intervention, according to a new study.
While the evidence for the sustained benefits of psychosocial interventions on dementia patients are limited, isolated findings underline the benefit of these interventions on outcomes both for the staff and the patients, a new systematic review reports.
A recent study suggests that the best strategy for identifying youths at risk for initiating alcohol use during adolescence may be the combination of demographic, behavioural, neuropsychological and neuroimaging data.
It appears that Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) is more severe in patients with an Alzheimer’s disease (AD) cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) biomarker profile, according to a new study. Moreover, these individuals are at an increased risk of institutionalization and mortality.
Results of a meta-analysis show that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) has benefits for depression independent of the baseline severity.
A dietary improvement programme may be effective in treating patients with moderate to severe depression, according to results of the Supporting the Modification of lifestyle In Lowered Emotional States (SMILES) study.