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  • Older Father

    Increased Risk of Psychiatric Problems Among Children of Older Fathers

    Children born to older fathers have an increased risk of psychiatric problems including attention deficits, bipolar disorder, autism, and schizophrenia compared to children born to younger fathers, suggests a new comprehensive study of paternal age and offspring mental health from researchers at Indiana University in Bloomington as published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry. Previous studies […] More

  • Stress and Mental Illness

    Stress Makes the Brain More Susceptible to Mental Illness

    Individuals suffering from chronic stress have an increased risk of mental health problems such as anxiety and mood disorders. Now a new study from researchers at the University of California, Berkeley as published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry explains why stress increases the risk of mental illness. Perhaps those who are suffering from stress should […] More