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.
Struggling with depression? An innovative brain stimulation therapy offers another option for depression that doesn’t improve with traditional treatments.
If your child seems stressed or moody, or if she struggles with depression or anxiety, you may be missing a simple fix. Sleep. Found out how it influences a child’s mood and how to tell if she’s getting enough.
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.
I often tell my patients not to blame something they are experiencing on “just getting older,” because they might miss something that could be treatable.
With today’s fast-paced lifestyles and overbooked days, insomnia strikes nearly everyone at some point. It’s normal to have some nights that aren’t as restful as others, but when it happens in a string of nights, you might want to try an over-the-counter sleep aid. We asked neurologist Jessica Vensel-Rundo, MD, to share her suggestions for … Read More