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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. New research shows just how powerful your imagination can be and how you can tap into this hidden resource to overcome your fears and anxieties.
  2. A new study finds that higher levels of alpha brain waves in a specific brain area enable us to think of unexpected associations that signal creativity.
  3. New research finds that targeted cognitive training improves verbal and auditory outcomes in people with treatment-resistant schizophrenia.
  4. New research finds that 'hangxiety,' the experience of anxiety during a hangover, is higher among shy, introverted people than it is in extroverted people.
  5. The largest study of its kind examines the brains of people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder and offers new insights into the condition.
  6. Why do people with depression lose pleasure in daily activities? And why does ketamine help treat depression in some? A new study offers some answers.
  7. Findings of a recent study suggest that individuals most likely to post photos of themselves on social media may develop higher levels of narcissism.
  8. Researchers found that only 3 minutes of electrical stimulation applied to the orbitofrontal cortex relieves symptoms of moderate and severe depression.
  9. Do you have a 'healthy personality?' Researchers claim to have mapped out the personality traits that can help a person thrive in life.
  10. New research reveals five problem drinking 'profiles,' and shows that these types of drinking patterns are more prevalent at different ages.