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'You've Got Cancer' Can Take Devastating Mental TollApril 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 VAApril 12, 2016

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

Pediatricians Vary Widely in Diagnosing ADHD, DepressionApril 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 KidsMarch 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 ProblemMarch 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 WoesMarch 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: StudyMarch 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 FindsMarch 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, SpreadMarch 04, 2016

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

Earthquake Survivors With PTSD Show Brain DifferencesMarch 01, 2016

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

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

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

Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy EatingFebruary 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 RisksFebruary 17, 2016

Long-term Canadian study followed participants until age 36

Pregnancy May Ease PTSD for Some Women, Study FindsFebruary 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 LongFebruary 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: ReportFebruary 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: StudyFebruary 04, 2016

Researchers also found music helps during the procedure

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

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

Transcendental Meditation May Help Relieve PTSDJanuary 12, 2016

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

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

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

Talk Therapy to Tackle Fear of the DentistJanuary 05, 2016

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

Ways to Beat the Holiday BluesDecember 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: StudyDecember 10, 2015

Researchers focusing on imbalance between two neurochemicals

Bullying Can Leave Lasting Mental ScarsDecember 09, 2015

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

Dogs May Ease a Child's FearsNovember 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 SuggestsNovember 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 WomenNovember 10, 2015

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

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

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

Bullied Teens Face Roadblocks to Mental Health ServicesOctober 23, 2015

Pediatricians must do more for these children, researcher says

When Anxiety Silences a ChildOctober 23, 2015

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

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

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

Constant Social Media Presence May Jeopardize Teens' Mental HealthSeptember 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 GetSeptember 01, 2015

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

Settling the Back-to-School JittersAugust 28, 2015

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

How Parents Add to Math AnxietyAugust 28, 2015

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

Psoriasis Linked to Higher Risk of DepressionAugust 20, 2015

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

Family Struggles May Affect Boys' Brain DevelopmentAugust 17, 2015

Mental health symptoms, reduced gray matter volume noted in study

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Have Benefits, Risks: StudyAugust 11, 2015

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

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

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

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

But findings are at odds with previous research

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

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

Early Birth Linked to Introversion, Neuroticism in Adult LifeJuly 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 WoesJuly 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 TherapeuticJuly 10, 2015

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

Back Pain and Depression Combo Lessens Pain Relief from Narcotic PainkillersJuly 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 SuggestsJune 22, 2015

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

Can Too Much Sitting Make You Anxious?June 19, 2015

Review found link between the two, but not cause and effect

Too Much 'Feel Good' Brain Chemical May Trigger Social PhobiaJune 17, 2015

Serotonin finding conflicts with conventional wisdom, researchers say