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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

Anxiety Meds Like Valium, Xanax Won't Raise Seniors' Dementia Risk: Study February 03, 2016

Research may ease some concerns about use of benzodiazapines, but side effects do exist

Transcendental Meditation May Help Relieve PTSD January 12, 2016

Military personnel who practiced the technique had reduced need for meds, study says

Gender Wage Gap Linked to Depression and Anxiety: Study January 10, 2016

Disorders were more than twice as likely in women lacking equal pay

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the Dentist January 05, 2016

Study found this type of treatment helped many overcome phobias about dental visits

Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues December 12, 2015

Grief and depression can worsen at this time of year, but that doesn't have to stop seasonal celebration

Brain's Signaling Systems Might Determine PTSD Severity: Study December 10, 2015

Researchers focusing on imbalance between two neurochemicals

Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental Scars December 09, 2015

Many treated for depression or other disorders by late 20s, study says

Dogs May Ease a Child's Fears November 30, 2015

Kids with pets in the home were less likely to test positive for anxiety than those without, study found

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests November 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for Women November 10, 2015

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

Surgeon's Calming Words May Ease Stress of Surgery October 28, 2015

Study found reassuring voice might even beat anti-anxiety meds in lowering pre-op distress

Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer October 23, 2015

'Therapy dogs' appear to help ease heart rate, anxiety in children fighting the disease

When Anxiety Silences a Child October 23, 2015

Selective mutism, a relatively rare condition, flies quietly under the radar, experts say

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health Services October 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental Health September 11, 2015

Adolescents could be more vulnerable than adults, expert says

Could Psychedelic Drugs Be Good Medicine for Some? September 08, 2015

Preliminary research suggests potential benefits for psychiatric disorders, substance abuse

Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get September 01, 2015

Survey of U.S. adults finds concerns about accessibility, expense

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety August 28, 2015

Voicing concerns, helping with homework may increase child's fear, study finds

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters August 28, 2015

Mental health expert says some kids get anxious about returning to the classroom, but parents can help

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of Depression August 20, 2015

Embarrassment, discomfort and concerns about drug side effects may play a role, experts say

Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain Development August 17, 2015

Mental health symptoms, reduced gray matter volume noted in study

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: Study August 11, 2015

Birth complications may be reduced, but some health issues for babies might increase

Crohn's Disease, Colitis Tied to Anxiety in Study August 04, 2015

Women at greater risk of this 'double jeopardy,' researcher says

Regular Pot Use as Teen Not Tied to Long-Term Health Problems: Study August 04, 2015

But findings are at odds with previous research

Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids August 03, 2015

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult Life July 27, 2015

Study found people who were very premature at birth were more likely to be socially withdrawn

Mental Health Problems in Childhood Linked to Adult Woes July 15, 2015

Study found those who suffered depression, anxiety while young were more likely to struggle later in life

For Those With Social Anxiety, Acts of Kindness May Be Therapeutic July 10, 2015

Study found doing good deeds can promote positive feelings, enabling easier interactions

Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic Painkillers July 09, 2015

People with mental health illness are also more at risk of drug misuse, study says

Poor Health as Teen, Poor Job Prospects Later, Study Suggests June 22, 2015

Chronic mental or physical problems were tied to worse education, employment goals in adult life