Tag Archives | Mental health


Surprisingly, higher education doesn’t seem to improve levels of happiness

In an intriguing new study, University of Warwick researchers say that while low educational attainment is associated with mental illness, happiness – or mental wellbeing – was equally likely across all levels of educational attainment. The study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, set out to examine socioeconomic factors related to high mental wellbeing, […]

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Can probiotics treat depression?

Probiotics are best known for supposedly helping maintain a healthy digestive system, but they are also increasingly the subject of neurological research to understand how microbes could possibly supplement our gut bacteria to improve our mental health. The development and marketing of products that contain live bacteria has flourished in recent years despite the fact […]

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Psychiatric disorders common among young adults

In a study of 18-24 year-olds conducted over a 12 month period, an astonishing 47 percent of the individuals assessed met the criteria for substance abuse, personality disorders or another mental health condition, yet only one-quarter of those affected sought treatment. Reporting their findings in the Archives of General Psychiatry, the researchers noted that while […]

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