“Hormone replacement therapy treatments 'can prevent depression in menopausal women',” reports the Daily Mirror
“Avatar therapy 'reduces power of schizophrenia voices',” BBC news reports. The headline is prompted by a study where people with schizophrenia received a new type of treatment to help them reduce the effect of auditory hallucinations.
“Magic mushrooms can 'reboot' brain to treat depression,” reports the Daily Telegraph. The news is based on a small UK study that looked at the effects of psilocybin, a chemical found in magic mushrooms, on patients with severe depression.
Doctors will take industrial action over changes to their pension scheme, the British Medical Association has confirmed. The first day of industrial action is set for June 21, and will...
'Genetics account for almost 80 per cent of a person's risk of developing schizophrenia, according to new research' the Mail Online reports. That is the main finding of a study looking at the incidence of schizophrenia in identical and non-identical twins.
“One in four British girls hit by depression at 14 as experts blame increase in cyber bullying and academic pressure,” says the Sun after a large study found 24% of 14 year-old girls in the UK report symptoms of depression.
News that sexual harassment in the workplace can cause depression and work absence has hit the headlines after the results of a Danish study were published.
“Mind games may improve our performance at work”, reads the headline in The Times today. The newspaper reports that a new study has shown that volunteers who took