About half of all Parkinson’s patients struggle with mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Find out how treatment and support can make a huge difference.
Being in a crowd can make us all hot, stressed, fatigued and nervous. For some, though, being in a big crowd also can bring on feelings of panic and anxiety.
Is the U.S. presidential election stressing you out? You’re not alone. More than half of Americans in a recent survey by the American Psychological Association report that the 2016 election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress.
Fighting cancer isn’t just about stopping cancer cells; there’s a mental health side to this struggle. While sadness, anger and other emotions are normal, it’s important to get help if you notice signs of depression, anxiety or even post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Here’s what to look for.
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Clowns seem more menacing than whimsical these days. In the U.S. and Europe, there are reports of people in clown makeup brandishing knives to frighten passersby, including children. If your child is anxious, find tips to help.
Opioids are potent painkillers. But they can interact badly with medications you may be using for anxiety, sleeplessness or muscle pain. Learn about safer alternatives.
ADHD isn’t always diagnosed in childhood. Adults with ADHD may be disorganized or always late and may have depression or anxiety disorders.
Is social media dragging you down? A clinical psychologist offers insight into why social media can hurt your mental health and how you can minimize the impact.
Are anxiety or depression keeping you from doing your best personally and professionally? Holistic tools like hypnosis, breath therapy and guided imagery can complement traditional care.
For those who struggle with social anxiety, just the thought of getting out of the house and interacting with others can be a cause of stress. If this is you, recent research is shedding light on how you can take an active role to defeat your anxiety.