Overlap in Inheritance of Schizophrenia and Cognition
There is a significant correlation between schizophrenia and intelligence, as well as working memory, with most of the covariance accounted for by shared genetic influences, according to a study published in the December issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry.
How to Spot, and Beat, the Holiday Blues
Elderly may be especially prone to depression this time of year, experts say.
More Depression Screening Needed for Veterans with Cancer
Screening for depression in veterans with cancer at a midwestern veterans' facility has improved, but rates of depression screening among these patients are still lower than in the general veteran population both nationwide and at the facility, according to a report in the November-December issue of General Hospital Psychiatry.
Relatives of Parkinson's Patients Prone to Depression
Relatives of patients with Parkinson's disease are more prone to depression and anxiety than those with no family members affected by the disease, according to a study published in the December issue of the Archives of General Psychiatry.
Brain Activity Points to Origins of Anorexia
MRI scans reveal differences in neurological reward responses
RSNA: Technique Reveals Brain Abnormalities in Autism
A novel imaging technique -- diffusion tensor imaging in combination with coefficient-based morphometry -- shows that autistic children have increased gray matter in areas of the brain associated with social processing and learning by observation, according to research presented this week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America in Chicago.
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