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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.More

How to Spot, and Beat, the Holiday Blues
Elderly may be especially prone to depression this time of year, experts say.More

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.More

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.More

Brain Activity Points to Origins of Anorexia
MRI scans reveal differences in neurological reward responsesMore

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.More

Treating Depression Lowers Mortality in Diabetics
Mortality rates are lower among older adults with diabetes and depression if they are treated for their mental illness, according to study findings published in the December issue of Diabetes Care.More

Depression Linked to Bone Loss in Younger Women
Finding could aid efforts to prevent osteoporosis, researchers say.More

Abilify Approved as Additional Treatment for Major Depression
When antidepressant therapy isn't enoughMore

Major U.S. Autism Study Gets Under Way
Trial will track environmental, genetic factors at six sites nationwideMore

Diet Drug Rimonabant Tied to Depression, Anxiety
Experts caution against prescribing drug to patients who are already depressed.More

Follow-Up Exams Uncover More Iraq Vets With Emotional Woes
It may take months for conditions like depression, PTSD to emerge, Army study says.More

Depression-Heart Disease Link with Inflammation Explored
Women with depression are at increased risk of cardiovascular disease but inflammatory biomarkers only account for a small proportion of the risk, according to a report published in the Nov. 20 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.More

Antidepressant Benefits in Teens Studied
Two studies on the use of medications to combat tobacco use, substance abuse, conduct disorders and depression in adolescents show benefit but results are mixed. Both studies appear in the November issue of the Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine.More

ADHD Delays Growth of Certain Brain Areas
But affected children do catch up over time, researchers addMore

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