New magnetic brain stim shows promise for severe depression

A new form of magnetic brain stimulation offered quick relief for symptoms of severe depression in 90% of participants in a small study.

Mandy Erickson-Stanford • futurity
April 7, 2020 ~9 min

Tags: depression brains magnetism bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine

Physical stuff keeps folks with serious mental illness out of work

People with serious mental illness perceive their physical health as a greater barrier to employment, a study finds.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
March 16, 2020 ~4 min

Tags: depression schizophrenia anxiety jobs disabilities bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine

People with mental health disorders amend the descriptions

People with diagnosed mental health disorders got to give input on diagnostic guidelines for the first time. Here's what they changed.

Patti Verbanas-Rutgers • futurity
July 16, 2019 ~3 min

Tags: depression schizophrenia anxiety emotions bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine stigma

Growing up in poverty doubles risk of psychosis disorder later

Growing up in a poor urban neighborhood doubles the risk of developing a psychosis disorder by middle age, a 30-year study of nearly 4,000 families shows.

Karen Nikos-UC Davis • futurity
May 6, 2019 ~6 min

Tags: poverty schizophrenia bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine neighborhoods socioeconomic-status psychosis

Moving around now may improve your mood later

New research links a higher activity level at one point in the day with improved mood and increased perceived energy at the next.

Barbara Benham-Johns Hopkins • futurity
Dec. 13, 2018 ~4 min

Tags: exercise bipolar-disorder health-and-medicine mood

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