For older adults, diets high in vegetables, fruits, legumes, beans, soy, and fish may help improve mood and lower the risk of developing depression, according to the results of a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Sleep quality is a central determinant of adolescent mental health and well-being, while diet and physical activity play a secondary, but nevertheless important, role, according to a recent cross-sectional study.
In psychiatric disorders, rather than producing serotonin, tryptophan is instead sequestered through and metabolized along the kynurenine pathway, yielding metabolic by-products such as kynurenic acid, quinolinic acid, and 3-hydroxykynurenine, according to a recent study.
Behavioural interventions are effective in mitigating depressive symptoms in young survivors of breast cancer, according to a study presented at SABCS 2020. In particular, mindfulness meditation also improves other outcomes related to well-being such as fatigue and sleep disturbance.
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic had no effect on the rate of suspected suicides between February and August 2020 following the Public Health Emergency Declaration in Queensland, Australia, on 29 January 2020, results of an interrupted time-series analysis have shown.
Psilocybin-assisted therapy is effective in producing large, rapid, and sustained antidepressant effects among patients with major depressive disorder (MDD), results of a randomized, waiting-list controlled clinical trial have shown.
Wearing blue light-filtering glasses for at least 2 hours before bedtime may be the solution to a better night's sleep and also a better performance the following day, suggests findings from two studies.
Subjective cognitive decline (SCD) or anxiety symptoms in older individuals are independently associated with an increased risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or dementia, a recent study has shown.