Home > Mental health > News News Spiritual experiences trigger brain's reward system Besides activating the brain's reward circuits, spiritual feelings trigger activity in a brain region that handles tasks involving valuation, judgment and moral reasoning, according to a study. 1 in 7 young teens is a victim of stalking According to a US study, teen stalking is a public health issue and many kids are the victims of stalking. Parents often miss post-traumatic stress disorder in kids A British study found that most parents of children who still had PTSD after three years after a traumatic event didn't recognise their child's symptoms. Ask CyberShrink » Talk Heart to heart forum » 13 hidden signs of stress Regenerative medicine: replacing brain cells lost from stroke Self-harm the major cause of death during pregnancy in Colorado According to researchers, self-harm is the most common cause of maternal deaths in the American state of Colorado – ahead of car accidents, medical conditions and homicide. Scientists find 'placebo area' in brain With the help of a new type of MRI, scientists claim to have identified a region within the brain that responds to a placebo. Surfing through selfies linked to low self-esteem It's easy for someone to look at other people's 'happy' pictures and think his or her life is not as great as theirs. Efforts to curb suicides on Golden Gate Bridge According to a newspaper report, the Golden Gate Bridge board will be adding more officers to the patrol to stop people from jumping from the span. Pregnancy loss may cause PTSD A British study found that a high number of women experienced symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder after early pregnancy loss. Medication may reduce ex-prisoners' violent behaviour A Swedish study indicates that providing ex-prisoners with certain psychiatric drugs may be a cost-effective way to reduce crime. Troubled childhood may boost bipolar risk Researchers found that adults with bipolar disorder were almost three times more likely to have been victims of emotional, physical or sexual abuse as children than the general population. load more articles advertisement From our sponsors Sun protection for all children Understanding your sunscreen The science behind cosmeceuticals Do you know these 5 facts about skincare?