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Autism could be diagnosed in 3-month-old babies with a simple EEG

A team of researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Boston University have made s major breakthrough in the early diagnosis of autism spectrum …

Mountain climbers experience mysterious hallucinations that doctors are calling a new condition

Strange things happen on top of the mountains.<p>Jeremy Windsor met Jimmy while climbing Mount Everest. Jimmy said hello to Windsor and encouraged him to keep going: "Come on, change your [oxygen] cylinder and get moving," Windsor recalled Jimmy saying.<p>Windsor first saw Jimmy on "the Balcony" of …

Avatar Therapy May Ease Schizophrenia Symptoms

New research suggests a new form of therapy which involves a face-to-face discussion between a person with schizophrenia and an avatar appears to …

Could schizophrenia be an immune disorder?

There's new evidence that schizophrenia could be related to our immune system – a discovery which could radically change the way the condition is …

What It's Like To Survive Postpartum OCD

It’s not as well-known as postpartum depression, but for new moms it's just as debilitating.<p>Three weeks after Chelsea Elker gave birth to her second baby, she was overwhelmed by a thought that also felt something like an urge: What if she smothered him?<p>Elker, who was peacefully nursing at the time, …

Brain Imaging Reveals ADHD as a Collection of Different Disorders

<i>Summary: A new study sheds light on ADHD, reporting teens with the disorder fit into one of three specific subgroups with distinct brain impairments</i> …

Neuroscience

10 simple things to improve your life if you have schizophrenia

<b>No-one said schizophrenia was going to be easy, but sometimes it can feel like I’m the protagonist in a conspiracy film or psychological thriller.</b><p>But …

The concept of schizophrenia is dying

The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded by psychiatry, the very …

Ministers are suffering from ‘Pisa-envy’ and think the cure is for children to learn more and more facts | Michael Rosen

Ministers appear to have Pisa-envy, concluding from the international tables that what children need is more and more facts<p>One of the features of being a parent of more than one child is that you can view the curriculum of an older child through the eyes of a younger one. On the basis of my …

Education

OCD: Cognitive behavioral therapy improves brain connectivity

Researchers have used brain scans to measure changes in the cerebral activity of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder after undergoing a type of …

People Who Hear Voices Can Detect Hidden Speech in Unusual Sounds

A new study published in Brain reveals people who experience auditory vocal hallucinations are better at detecting hidden speech in ambiguous sounds …

Suicides under age 13: One every 5 days

<b>(CNN) —</b> One day after school in January, 8-year-old Gabriel Taye returned to his Cincinnati home and hanged himself with a necktie, his family's attorney says.<p>His mother, Cornelia Reynolds, found his body that afternoon in his bedroom. His family sued his school district last week, alleging that …

CDC

Novel Dimensional Approach Uncovers Biomarker for Inattention

<i>Summary: Greater variability in reaction time is associated with reduced gray matter volume in the ventromedial prefrontal cortex, a new study</i> …

Joseph LeDoux Reports: Emotions Are “Higher-Order States”

Emotions are a cognitive process that relies on “higher-order states” embedded in cortical (conscious) brain circuits; emotions are not innately …

Imaging study confirms differences in ADHD brains

The prestigious journal The Lancet has published a large study identifying differences in the brains of people diagnosed with attention-deficit …

Autism

Reward-related brain circuit is vital for sleep, researchers discover

Problems sleeping? You're not alone; every year, around 40 million Americans experience insomnia, with some cases warranting drug treatment. But new …

“I Wish the World Would…”

<b>Believe that ADHD is real.</b> I wish that our world understood that a lack of chemicals in the brain is not that different from having chemical …

Gut, Autism, and ADHD

In the United States, nearly 1/3 of children are born via c-section. Usually mothers don’t have much of a choice about the matter, so don’t pat …

Strengthening Executive Function Development for Students With ADD

The brain is a social and historic organ that performs, behaves, and learns in the context of relationships. People will forgive your academic …

“I won’t be myself,” is a valid concern about medications.

I don’t like taking medication. You would never know it by looking at my medicine cabinet. While I’m thankfully not at the point where I’m taking …

Breastfeeding keeps my four-year-old's ADHD at bay, so I won't stop

Vickie Krevatin discovered that the most effective method of alleviating her son's ADHD is to breastfeed him. Why not?<p>Vickie Krevatin’s four-year-old son Jessy was at a party last week that left him uncontrollable with excitement. When Vickie’s attempts to stop him knocking over drinks, shouting …

Why the digestive system and its bacteria are a 'second brain'

<i>Can the bacteria in our gut really influence our mental health? A growing number of scientists say yes—and they're warning us not to ignore digestive</i> …

Mental Health

The Biggest Health Fear Women Have In Their 30s

A guide to health at every age.<p><i>Health complaints change over the decades. What worries us at 25 is very different than our concerns at 40. We asked the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook community to tell us what they worried about most and then conferred with experts. Here's what we learned. (Find all</i> …

The Misconceptions About Mental Illness We Need to Unlearn

Mental illness isn’t like a sinus infection. You can’t just wait it out or take a pill to make everything go away. Our brains are complex and …

Whole-Body Psychiatry: Nutrition for Mental Health

Mental health is not all in our heads. Nutrition is an oft-ignored — yet incredibly effective — way to manage mental illness, including schizophrenia.<p>…

Wellness

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

7 Ways Finland Gets Education Right

Ever since the results from the 2000 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) revealed Finland’s educational superiority, Americans have …

Education