The World Health Organization says burnout is not a medical condition but a syndrome resulting from chronic, unmanaged workplace stress. Learn about its three components and how to cope.
To someone with hypochondriasis, a headache means a brain tumor, while coughing must signal lung cancer. The person has lost sight of the difference between true symptoms and obsessing over developing an illness. A psychiatrist explains how to cope.
From tampering with test results, to lying and causing physical harm to themselves or the person they’re caring for – nothing is off-limits when it comes to factitious disorder. But what causes it? And why would someone ever want to be sick? A psychiatric social worker helps piece together the facts of this disorder.
Work. Deadlines. Traffic. Being the perfect spouse or parent. Burnout and declining mental health is all around us. The good news here? The idea of preventing burnout through a “mental health day” has become part of the conversation and people are starting to take note. But does it actually work? A clinical health psychologist weighs in.
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Are you struggling to find balance between summer activities and continued learning for your kids? Pediatrician Dr. So gives some tips to make sure summer break remains a break.
A study says childhood mental health disorders are common, but often go untreated. A pediatric psychologist talks about why this might be.
Dating is supposed to be fun, so why do dating apps often feel like torture? These psychologist-approved tips will help you stay sane while dating online.
As a parent, it can feel like you are never alone. For many people, that lack of alone time is a major shock to the system. These tips will help you navigate this intense stage of life.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder is not the same thing as perfectionism. It’s a mental health disorder driven by anxiety. Learn more about the difference from a psychiatrist.
Sabotage, silent treatment, backhanded compliments — passive-aggressive personalities can make the workplace a nightmare. These strategies will help you deal with passive-aggressive coworkers.