psychiatry
Missing Brains Found
Missing Brains Found
Kerry Grens | Dec 3, 2014
About 100 human brains belonging to a university collection thought lost have turned up at another campus. 
A Blood-based Biomarker for Suicide?
A Blood-based Biomarker for Suicide?
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Jul 31, 2014
Epigenetic and genetic changes in the SKA2 gene are correlated with suicidal behaviors, researchers show.
Psychiatry: An SOS Call
Psychiatry: An SOS Call
Robert E. Becker | May 1, 2014
Social policies shaped the practice of psychiatry in the past. As the discipline becomes ever more scientific, the effects of social policy on patient well-being must not be ignored.
Dad’s Contribution
Dad’s Contribution
Abby Olena | Feb 28, 2014
Older fathers may have children with higher risk of psychiatric disorders, according to a study.
OCD-Linked Canine Genes
OCD-Linked Canine Genes
Jef Akst | Feb 19, 2014
Dogs can suffer from obsessive compulsive disorder just like some humans do, and now researchers have identified a genetic basis for their spastic behavior.
Schizophrenia’s Jumping Genetics
Schizophrenia’s Jumping Genetics
Jef Akst | Jan 6, 2014
Researchers find evidence that transposable elements, also known as jumping genes, may contribute to the development of the psychiatric disorder.
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
The Psychiatrist’s Jigsaw
Megan Scudellari | Nov 1, 2013
Researchers are piecing together the devilishly complex sets of genetic alterations underlying schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Just a Trip
Just a Trip
Tracy Vence | Aug 19, 2013
Using psychedelic drugs does not increase one’s risk of developing mental health problems, researchers show.
Optogenetics and OCD
Optogenetics and OCD
Ruth Williams | Jun 6, 2013
Stimulating brain cells with light reveals the dysfunctional circuitry that causes obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Annie Gottlieb and Bob Grant | Jun 1, 2013
The Book of Woe, Ungifted, My Beloved Brontosaurus, and Brainwashed