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04 Apr '16, 08:32am
World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution
World Autism Week: Starting an autism revolution

For years, autism has been treated with intensive one on one therapy. Now, autistic adults are speaking out.

Lifestyle
01 Apr '16, 07:52am
Alzheimer’s: Recalling lost memories
Alzheimer’s: Recalling lost memories

A new study offers some of the first evidence that Alzheimer's disease does not destroy specific memories, but rather makes them inaccessible.

Lifestyle
31 Mar '16, 4:27pm
A feeling worse than dread
A feeling worse than dread

A study conducted at UCL found that pessimistic people are less likely to be affected by the stress of uncertainty.

Lifestyle
31 Mar '16, 1:30pm
Feeling sad? Listen to Adele
Feeling sad? Listen to Adele

Sad songs help us deal with grief more effectively than listening to upbeat music, a study has found.

Lifestyle
31 Mar '16, 10:57am
#worldbipolarday: Raising awareness is crucial
#worldbipolarday: Raising awareness is crucial

For the millions of people who deal with the misunderstood condition, bipolar disorder is not a joke.

Lifestyle
29 Mar '16, 08:30am
Life trauma, not genes, triggers depression
Life trauma, not genes, triggers depression

Psychologists have warned too much money is spent researching biological factors for mental illness when it is mostly caused by life events.

Lifestyle
17 Mar '16, 08:34am
Found, gene that increases schizophrenia risk
Found, gene that increases schizophrenia risk

Scientists say they have conclusive evidence that changes to a gene called SETD1A can dramatically raise the risk of developing schizophrenia.

Lifestyle
13 Mar '16, 07:00am
Why a digital detox is a bad idea
Why a digital detox is a bad idea

Tech and mindfulness entrepreneur Rohan Gunatillake says we should get tech to work for us.

Lifestyle
11 Mar '16, 06:57am
Logging on ‘could reduce dementia risk’
Logging on ‘could reduce dementia risk’

Scientists have linked numerous activities with preserving brain power in the elderly - but using a computer seems particularly effective.

Lifestyle
09 Mar '16, 08:10am
Is depression hard-wired in our brains?
Is depression hard-wired in our brains?

Depression may have kept our primitive ancestors alive, scientists theorise.

Lifestyle
07 Mar '16, 4:00pm
Could light be a cure for depression?
Could light be a cure for depression?

Meet the scientists who are hotwiring the brain to treat depression.

Lifestyle
07 Mar '16, 10:32am
Chocolate is brain food. Who knew?
Chocolate is brain food. Who knew?

A long-running study into people's blood pressure and brain performance has turned up a surprising finding...

Lifestyle
04 Mar '16, 07:27am
Study that rubbished psychology 'flawed'
Study that rubbished psychology 'flawed'

Scientists say that a 2015 study showing flaws in psychology research was itself riddled with errors.

Lifestyle
29 Feb '16, 07:46am
Depression: the silence ends here
Depression: the silence ends here

My dad killed himself when I was 13. He hid his depression. I won't hide mine, writes Amy McDowell Marlow.

Lifestyle
24 Feb '16, 6:00pm
'I'm terrified of group therapy'
'I'm terrified of group therapy'

Agony aunt Virginia Ironside advises an anxious woman to give group therapy a try... quietly.