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.
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When you’re eyes are glued on the television for episode after episode, do you ever wonder, “Is this bad for me?” A psychologist offers insights about the good and the bad effects binge-watching has on your brain.
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.
People who have gone through unemployment, loss of a loved one, a divorce or separation or even suffered a heart attack can become depressed. Depression also runs in families, so it’s important to know your family history of mental illness.
Is chronic pain keeping you from enjoying life? Studies show that 30 to 50 percent of those struggling with chronic pain also have depression and anxiety. Discover how the two conditions are linked, and what can help.
A couple of small studies show that having an epidural during labor may reduce your risk of postpartum depression. But there is conflicting evidence. Get an OB/Gyn’s take on the evidence.