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Tag: Psychiatric Disorders

Psychiatric Disorders In Teens Linked To Social Exclusion In Later Life
Psychiatric Disorders In Teens Linked To Social Exclusion In Later Life

The link was particularly strong with those teenagers who had not completed their upper secondary education and who had been diagnosed with a mental health disorder.

COVID-19 Survivors Face Increased Risk Of Psychiatric Disorders

New Delhi: Researchers at the University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry and NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre, report the first large-scale evidence that Covid-19 survivors are at an increased risk of psychiatric disorders. The study, published in The Lancet Psychiatry, used the TriNetX electronic health records of 69 million people in the US including […]

Air pollution linked with mental health issues in kids

New York: Researchers have found that short-term exposure to ambient air pollution was associated with exacerbations of psychiatric disorders in children one to two days later. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, also found that children living in disadvantaged neighbourhoods may be more susceptible to the effects of air pollution compared to […]

Schizophenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic: Study

New York: Scientists have found that some psychiatric disorders like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder may be genetic, whereas neurological disorders like Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s, appeared more distinct. The study indicated that psychiatric disorders are likely to have important similarities at a molecular level, which current diagnostic categories do not reflect. “This work is starting to re-shape […]

Autism, schizophrenia share gene activity in brain

New York: Researchers have found that certain psychiatric disorders like autism, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder share some physical characteristics at the molecular level, specifically, patterns of gene expression in the brain. The findings, published in the journal Science, raise hope for better diagnosis and therapies for people with major psychiatric disorders. “These findings provide a […]