Exposure to social stress impairs a mother’s ability to care for her children and can negatively impact her daughter’s ability to provide maternal care for future offspring, a new study shows.
New research explores why we often believe people are staring at us, even when they aren’t.
Researchers have discovered a potential neuroimaging biomarker that could help personalize treatments for depression.
Researchers discovered that mothers’ directiveness in play varies based on the children’s ages and the mothers’ ethnicities. The more directive the mothers were during play, the less engaged children were with them and the more negative emotion the children displayed toward their mothers.
Low-income Pregnant Women in Rural Areas Experience High Levels of Stress: Mothers’ and Babies’ Health at Risk
A new study indicates low-income pregnant women in rural areas experience high levels of stress yet lack appropriate means to manage their emotional and physical well-being.
Reappraisal is a widely-used cognitive strategy that can help people to regulate their reactions to emotionally charged events. Now, new research suggests that reappraisal may even be effective in changing people’s emotional responses in the context of one of the most intractable conflicts worldwide: the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
McGill researchers have identified a small region in the genome that conclusively plays a role in the development of psychiatric disease and obesity.
A new study found that nearly half of children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) are reported to wander or “bolt,” and more than half of these children go missing.
Maternal depression and a common class of antidepressants can alter a crucial period of language development in babies, according to a new study by researchers at the University of British Columbia, Harvard University and the Child & Family Research Institute (CFRI) at BC Children’s Hospital.
Lithium is a ‘gold standard’ drug for treating bipolar disorder, however not everyone responds in the same way. New research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Biology of Mood & Anxiety Disorders finds that this is true at the levels of gene activation, especially in the activation or repression of genes which alter the level the apoptosis (programmed cell death).