Early-life exposure to severe famine found to be related to subsequent risk of depressive symptoms in late adulthood…

A research study from the University of Georgia has revealed that exposure to famine during specific moments in early life is associated with depression later in life. The study with aimed to estimate the burden of depressive symptoms and the association of famine exposure with depressive symptoms found that famine contributed to 13.6% of the depressive... Continue Reading →

Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale

The Taylor Manifest Anxiety Scale (TMAS) is a test of anxiety as a personality trait. The link below directs you to a page in which you can inquire about your behavior and emotions. Consider each statement carefully. Then indicate whether the statements are generally true or false for you: https://psychology-tools.com/taylor-manifest-anxiety-scale/            ... Continue Reading →

Can the implantation of positive self-defining memories reduce trait anxiety…

Veronika V. Nourkova and Darya  A. Vasilenko, psychologists from the Lomonosov Moscow University, have explored the potential benefits of implanting false positive memories in anxiety sufferers to see if they can be freed from their difficult pasts. The researchers recruited 120 volunteers—73 female and 47 male. Each individual was assessed to identify those with a greater tendency... Continue Reading →

Confirmed link between autoimmune disorders and psychosis…

A new study has found individual's with autoimmune disorders, a collection of diseases where the body’s immune system attacks its own cells, are more likely to have psychosis. The study (link below) focused on autoimmune disorders that affect the peripheral system, such as type 1 diabetes, as the researchers were particularly interested in whether autoimmune disorders... Continue Reading →

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