There's new evidence that depression is not just a disorder of the mind.
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By Stacey Wood, Ph.D. on January 23, 2019 in The Fraud Crisis
A new conceptual approach to understanding scam victims and power dynamics.
By Susan McQuillan M.S., RDN on December 21, 2018 in Cravings
New research shows that face-to-face communication can go a long way toward staving off depression in older people.
By Greg O'Brien on December 20, 2018 in On Pluto
The hope, the gift that keeps on giving, is gut faith, courage, and perseverance, along with shared holiday empathy to connect with those in need.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on November 19, 2018 in Managing Your Memory
Learning how to best communicate with those who have cognitive impairment can help prevent irritability, agitation, and aggression.
By Tia Powell MD on November 14, 2018 in Dementia Reimagined
What would it take to help more people with dementia live safely in their homes?
By Greg O'Brien on October 31, 2018 in On Pluto
If there were ever a bipartisan cause to unite in a day of polarization, hatred, and violence beyond measure, it is Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia.
By Tia Powell MD on October 16, 2018 in Dementia Reimagined
Financial abuse of elders is common and growing, especially among those with cognitive deficits—and most comes from family and other trusted people.
By Marilyn A. Mendoza Ph.D. on October 10, 2018 in Understanding Grief
Why do some people suddenly appear to get better in the final hours of life?
By Seth J. Gillihan Ph.D. on October 10, 2018 in Think, Act, Be
A new study of over 60,000 brain scans claims that neuroimaging can measure "brain age." Here's why we should question that conclusion.
By Dianne Grande Ph.D. on August 26, 2018 in In It Together
Are you wondering if your forgetfulness is normal? Here are 10 early signs that it might be Alzheimer's.
By Devon Frye on August 07, 2018 in Brainstorm
A study showing an link between midlife alcohol consumption and dementia should be interpreted cautiously, experts say.
By Greg O'Brien on July 02, 2018 in On Pluto
Perhaps Ken didn’t see it coming last week as he passed away after a valiant, bruising battle against Alzheimer’s at age 52. Alzheimer's doesn’t respect demographics of any sort.
By David DiSalvo on June 30, 2018 in Neuronarrative
Getting to the gym in middle age can pay brain-protecting dividends later, suggests recent research.
By Neel Burton M.D. on June 22, 2018 in Hide and Seek
And 10 ways to improve your memory.
By Guy Winch Ph.D. on June 11, 2018 in The Squeaky Wheel
An animal doesn't have to be warm and fuzzy to make us feel warm and fuzzy.
By Michelle Braun Ph.D., ABPP-CN on May 13, 2018 in High Octane Brain
Women have twice the rate of Alzheimer's as men, but powerful new research provides insights about enhancing women's brain health.
By Georgia Ede MD on April 24, 2018 in Diagnosis: Diet
What is it about popular modern diets that may be driving our descent in to madness?
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on April 23, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
A study that evaluated thousands of participants over several decades concluded that depressions occurring during middle age do not lead to dementia.
By Georgia Ede MD on April 06, 2018 in Diagnosis: Diet
Don't drink the Kool-Aid: Your daily fruit smoothie could be working against your brain.
By Eugene Rubin M.D., Ph.D. on April 04, 2018 in Demystifying Psychiatry
Psychotic symptoms increase in frequency and severity as Parkinson’s disease progresses. Non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic treatments can be helpful.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on April 01, 2018 in Managing Your Memory
When an older adult doesn’t understand you, it’s usually due to a hearing problem. Sometimes, however, it can be due to comprehension difficulties.
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on February 04, 2018 in Managing Your Memory
From former NFL players who have developed Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy to your grandmother with Alzheimer's, why do patients with dementia do inappropriate things?
By Andrew E. Budson M.D. on January 28, 2018 in Managing Your Memory
Before working to care for or treat someone with dementia, make sure you know what the correct diagnosis is.
By Georgia Ede MD on December 31, 2017 in Diagnosis: Diet
Which dietary changes are really worth making when it comes to brain health? Simple, science-based advice that really works.
By The Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research on December 22, 2017 in Evidence-Based Living
The body of evidence on dementia treatments concludes no current treatments work.