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'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness December 01, 2016

Pop star's own battle with bipolar disorder helped to inspire new photo campaign that seeks to alter stereotypes

Pediatricians Can Help When Parents Divorce: Report November 28, 2016

More than 1 million kids a year affected in the U.S., and doctors can ease the transition, group says

Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study November 21, 2016

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being November 18, 2016

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study finds

Childhood Cancer Survivors Living Longer But Not Always Better November 07, 2016

Those treated in 1990s more likely to report pain and poor health as adults, researchers say

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble November 04, 2016

Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

High Rate of Antidepressant Use After Cancer October 26, 2016

Nearly 1 in 5 survivors taking medication for depression or anxiety years later

Can Teens' Heart Rate, Blood Pressure Show Ties to Mental Ills? October 26, 2016

Indicators of schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety might be spotted in physical at 18

U.S. Psychiatric Patients Face Long Waits in ERs October 17, 2016

1 in 5 emergency doctors reports waiting at least 2 days for a bed for someone who's mentally ill

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

Delaying Breast Reconstruction After Cancer May Raise Patients' Anxiety October 04, 2016

Coordinating surgeries might reduce levels of distress after mastectomy for breast cancer, researchers say

Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2016

Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

Knowing Their Breast Cancer Risk May Empower Teens September 29, 2016

Greater self-esteem noted in girls with family history of disease

Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health September 28, 2016

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

High Utility Bills Strain More Than the Budget September 27, 2016

Study finds they can also trigger anxiety, depression in low-income families

New Approach Helps Ease Teens' Stubborn Concussion Symptoms September 13, 2016

Kids with lingering effects may need talk therapy, too, study suggests

Mouse Study Hints at Which Brain Cells Trigger Fear September 09, 2016

Finding might one day lead to better treatments for anxiety disorders

Coping With College Stress September 05, 2016

Parents can help make the transition easier for new students

FDA: Opioids Plus Sedatives Pose Fatal OD Risk August 31, 2016

These drugs will now carry 'boxed warning' detailing the threat

iPads Calm Surgery-Bound Kids as Well as Sedatives August 30, 2016

Study found equal benefits in easing anxiety

Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s? August 22, 2016

How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

Sending Kids Off to College Doesn't Have to Be Tearful August 12, 2016

Discuss money, expectations beforehand, then let go, experts say

Infertility Patients' Mental Health Problems Often Unaddressed August 11, 2016

'We're doing a terrible job of it,' researcher says

4 in 10 Americans Think Work Affects Their Health: Poll July 13, 2016

But only half say they have access to health, wellness programs through employer

Does Medical Marijuana Reduce Need for Other Meds? July 06, 2016

In states with legal pot, pain prescriptions saw the greatest drop, study found

Hovering Parents May Harm Kids June 25, 2016

Study found too much pressure for good grades raised risk for anxiety, depression

Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety? June 10, 2016

Study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, mental issues may be connected

Women More Prone to Anxiety Than Men, Review Finds June 06, 2016

Westerners also wrestle with the condition more than people in other parts of the world

Mindfulness Meditation Seems to Soothe Breast Cancer Survivors June 02, 2016

Six-week class reduced fear of recurrence, fatigue and anxiety, researchers report

Music Soothes Nervous Eye Surgery Patients May 27, 2016

Study found those who listened to relaxing tunes before procedure needed less sedation

Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More May 24, 2016

Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental Toll April 28, 2016

Study finds higher rates of depression, anxiety, substance abuse just before and after a diagnosis

Study: Many Vets Struggle With Suicidal Thoughts, Need More Help From VA April 12, 2016

Survey reveals 65 percent who considered suicide have never received mental health treatment

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, Depression April 01, 2016

5 years of data show 15 percent of kids diagnosed with mental health condition; most prescribed drugs

Even Controlled, Epilepsy May Still Cause Problems for Kids March 31, 2016

Study finds social and educational issues may be a concern as children get older

How to Tell If Your Teen Has a Mental Health Problem March 29, 2016

1 in 5 kids develop a serious problem but many go years without treatment, psychiatrist says

Young Transgender Women May Face Mental Health Woes March 21, 2016

But study looked at a specific, high-risk group, so findings may not apply to all, researchers say

Anxiety, Depression May Reduce Women's Success With IVF: Study March 15, 2016

Researchers link these mental health problems to lower rates of pregnancy and live births

Could Too Much Cellphone Time Signal Anxiety, Depression? March 15, 2016

Some college students use their mobile device as a 'security blanket,' study says

MS Patients May Be Prone to Other Chronic Illnesses, Study Finds March 09, 2016

High blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and depression among common co-existing conditions

Women Often Overestimate Odds That Early Breast Cancer Will Return, Spread March 04, 2016

Misperceptions lead to worry that harms quality of life, researcher says

Earthquake Survivors With PTSD Show Brain Differences March 01, 2016

Study finds changes in gray matter in those who develop the anxiety disorder

Anxiety in Women May Mask Heart Disease Symptoms, Researchers Say February 23, 2016

Reduced blood flow 75 percent more likely in those who feel anxious, study finds

Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating February 23, 2016

If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

Extremely Small Preemies May Face Bullying, Mental Health Risks February 17, 2016

Long-term Canadian study followed participants until age 36

Pregnancy May Ease PTSD for Some Women, Study Finds February 16, 2016

But symptoms may worsen for 1 in 4 with low levels of the stress disorder, research suggests

How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long February 15, 2016

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

Gulf War Veterans' Illnesses Still Poorly Understood: Report February 11, 2016

VA-sponsored study says people should be monitored for ALS, cancer and other diseases that take years to develop

Meditation May Ease Pain, Anxiety From Breast Cancer Biopsy: Study February 04, 2016

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

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