Several mental disorders have consistently been found to be associated with decreased life expectancy, but little is known about whether this is also the case for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The aim of a new research published in JAMA Psychiatry was to determine whether people who receive a diagnosis of OCD are at increased risk of… Continue reading Mortality among people with OCD.
A research, published on the Jama Psychiatry, aimed to observe the associations between bullying behavior at 8 years of age and adult psychiatric outcomes by 29 years of age. The cross-section was composed of 5034 Finnish children with information about childhood bullying behavior from 8 to 29 years of age: information about bullying, exposure to bullying and psychiatric… Continue reading Association of bullying behavior at 8 years of age and use of specialized services for psychiatric disorders by 29 years of age.
Secondo l'European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, nel 2014 gli utilizzatori di cocaina nel mondo sono stati stimati fra i 14 e 21 milioni. Da alcuni lavori del Massachusetts General Hospital di Boston si è scoperto che l'uso cronico di tale sostanza danneggia la corteccia prefrontale (la parte del cervello posta dietro la fronte),… Continue reading La dipendenza da cocaina può essere vinta con la stimolazione magnetica.