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Medical News Today - Psychology/Psychiatry

Psychiatry is the medical treatment of the psyche, and psychology is the science of the psyche. This category includes news on psychiatric treatments, rehabilitation and medications, forensic psychiatry, cognitive behavioral therapy and the functioning of the mind.
  1. Thanksgiving is almost here, and for many of us, it's synonymous with "large family gatherings." But how can you manage this if you have social anxiety?
  2. ADHD blogs offer educational information, tips, and support for those with ADHD and their friends and families. We have selected the best ADHD blogs.
  3. Researchers point to a large incidence of post-traumatic stress disorder cases at 6 months after a cancer diagnosis and urge better mental health support.
  4. New research measures interoception, or people's ability to 'listen' to their bodies, and their willingness to give away money. The heart plays a key role.
  5. A look at feeling numb, a psychological condition resulting in emotional numbness. Included is detail on causes, treatment, and coping strategies.
  6. Capgras syndrome is a psychological condition where the person affected believes someone they know has been replaced by an imposter.
  7. A new study used an electroencephalogram to examine the brain waves of regular nut consumers. Strong associations with cognition and immunity were found.
  8. A new study strengthens the link between stress and weight gain, after finding that bad life experiences may raise the risk of obesity in women.
  9. Those who experience a significant level of financial stress are 13 times more likely to have a heart attack, according to new research.
  10. Researchers suggest that a psychedelic plant concoction called ayahuasca has the potential to boost psychological well-being and reduce alcohol abuse.