MPs are calling for new research centre devoted to the mental health of first responders and other public safety officers grappling with the often disturbing toll of their jobs. Estimates indicate that between 10 and 35 per cent of first responders — from paramedics to prison guards — will develop post-traumatic stress disorder, the House.. read more →

New study could explain why people suffering from PTSD and other psychological disorders can have difficulty forming everyday memories Suppressing bad memories from the past can block memory formation in the here and now, research suggests. The study could help to explain why those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other psychological conditions often.. read more →

Scientists have long believed that women are more adept at bonding with other women, while men can be more competitive and aggressive with other men. But a new study suggests that the differences may not be as large as that. The research, published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology, involved experiments with rats. Rats, it turns out, are a lot.. read more →