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Children see domestic violence that often goes unreported, research finds

Young witnesses suffer fear, anxiety while perpetrators rarely face jail time, according to study A nationwide study of children who have witnessed domestic violence found...

Computer maps 21 distinct emotional expressions — even ‘happily disgusted’

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way for computers to recognize 21 distinct facial expressions—even expressions for complex or seemingly contradictory...

Use of mood-stabilizing drug linked with reduced risk of developing head...

A new study indicates that a commonly used mood stabilizing drug may help prevent head and neck cancer. The study is published early online...

Study in Mice Raises Question: Could PTSD Involve Immune Cell Response...

After chronic stress, primed immune cells in spleen lead to excessive reaction to later event Chronic stress that produces inflammation and anxiety in mice appears...

Chronic stress predisposes brain to mental illness

University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress...

Nociceptin Good for What Ails the Stressed Brain

A team of researchers has published new findings on a system in the brain that naturally moderates the effects of stress. The findings confirm...

Sniffing Out Danger: Fearful Memories Can Trigger Heightened Sense of Smell

Most people – including scientists – assumed we can’t just sniff out danger. It was thought that we become afraid of an odor – such...

Size, connectivity of brain region linked to anxious kids

Prolonged stress and anxiety during childhood is a risk factor for developing anxiety disorders and depression later in life. Now, Stanford University School of Medicine...

Returning home broken not the norm for U.S. veterans

Two decades of research by Rumi Kato Price, PhD, professor of psychiatry at the Washington University School of Medicine, shows reason for optimism about...

How old memories fade away could lead to new PTSD treatments

If you got beat up by a bully on your walk home from school every day, you would probably become very afraid of the...

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