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WHO to Include “Gaming Disorder” in Its Latest Edition of Mental Health Ailments

You might have it or know someone who shows symptoms of it – an obsessive love of video games. Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) is finally acknowledging it as a form of mental illness. “Gaming disorder,” as it’s been called, is set to be included in the 11th edition of International Classification of Diseases …

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How Can Parents Pass on Healthy Relationship Traits to Their Children?

Depending on your relationship with your parents, you may have learned skills to maintain relationships in your own life. At least this is what a new study suggests, as conducted by researcher and graduate student Mengya Xia and her colleagues. The results indicate that depending on how warm and nurturing your relationships with your parents …

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Report: 44 Genomic Variants Now Tied to Major Depression

Major depression can interfere with everyday life and make it difficult to function. Now, researchers claim that they have identified 44 different genomic variants (loci) that have a statistically significant association with depression. With this information, it may be easier for doctors to spot and treat the condition in patients in the future (“Forty-four genomic …

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pills, medication, health, depression

Study: Prazosin No Better at Helping PTSD Patients with Nightmares

Prazosin is a common drug prescribed for blood pressure, but it is also prescribed to some post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) patients to deal with nightmares. Now, new research suggests that it may not be doing much good. In a recent study known as PACT, researchers looked at Prazosin and how it may affect individuals with …

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