Angry faces may forecast mental health risk

From ABC News in Science, 5 February 2015: Our brain’s reaction to pictures of angry or fearful faces could help predict our risk of developing depression or anxiety in response to stressful life events, a new study suggests. Researchers used MRI scans to examine activity levels in a part of the brain associated with our Continue reading Angry faces may forecast mental health risk

Are antidepressants overprescribed?

From ABC Health, 18 September 2014: For a condition as complex, poorly understood and stigmatised as depression, it should come as no surprise that one of the major treatments – antidepressants – suffers the same problems. Those who are most likely to benefit are often reluctant to take antidepressants, while those less likely to benefit Continue reading Are antidepressants overprescribed?