Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Here, psychologist Carolyn Fisher, PhD, explains why we sigh, and the relationship between sighing and emotion.
When men are depressed, they may not seem sad, but rather angry, irritable or aggressive. Here’s what to do to help fight male depression.
A new study shows prenatal depression is about 51 percent more common among millennial moms than it was in their mother’s generation 25 years ago. Our expert explains the possible causes ― and what action’s needed.
There’s no easy way to part with those we love. Wherever there is attachment and loss, there is the pull of grief. Learn how to cope when you are bereaved.
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Suicide is now one of the top 10 causes of death in the United States, and its incidence is growing. Find out what may be behind this disturbing trend and how you can help.
Discover how far electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) — formerly called “shock therapy” — has come since its spooky portrayal in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.”
Living a full, productive life depends, in part, on mental health. An expert talks about why we need to pay attention and talk to our doctors about mental health concerns, such as anxiety and depression.
If you suffer from depression, you may feel helpless when you feel an episode coming on. These strategies will help you to manage your mood and ease depression’s grip.
The Latino community has a strong stigma about mental health disorders. But it’s not wrong to seek care when you need it. Here are three truths to help ease Latinos’ minds about mental health care.
Materials depicting suicide can be a dangerous influence to a vulnerable teen who is hurting, but can also provide a teaching moment for parents.