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What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of? October 11, 2017

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers October 03, 2017

Poll found many thought 'personal failings' were part of the cause of some conditions

Girls' Sports-Related Concussions May Last Twice As Long October 02, 2017

Underlying conditions could prolong recovery, researcher says

Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments September 25, 2017

Doctors should consider patient's mental well-being, researcher says

Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger September 14, 2017

Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath

Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy? September 13, 2017

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

ER Visits for These 3 Health Woes Don't Have to Happen September 12, 2017

Trips for boozing, dental problems and mental health issues can be prevented, experts say

Hurricanes May Have Longer-Lasting Impact on Kids September 12, 2017

Child expert offers tips on helping youngsters recover from the storms

No Easy Road Back for Ebola Survivors September 07, 2017

Patients need long-term care to manage pain, vision problems, as well as thinking and mobility issues

Can a Digital Doctor Help You Sleep? September 07, 2017

New research says yes, and better-quality ZZZZs may help ease other mental health concerns

Back to School, Back to Planning for Kids With Autism, ADHD September 04, 2017

Thinking ahead and keeping a calendar with important dates can help make transition smoother

1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues August 29, 2017

Strong support networks increase chances a woman will reveal her symptoms, study says

Suicide a Danger for Some Women During Pregnancy: Study August 28, 2017

Notion this is the happiest time of life may be unrealistic

Close Friendships in High School Make for Happier Adults August 22, 2017

Meanwhile, popular kids may end up with more anxiety later, study suggests

U.S. Antidepressant Use Jumps 65 Percent in 15 Years August 15, 2017

Women nearly twice as likely to use the drugs as men, CDC report finds

Calming Those Back-to-School Jitters August 13, 2017

Child development expert offers advice on how to ease anxiety as classes start

Need to Calm Down? Try Talking to Yourself August 01, 2017

Brain scans suggest referring to yourself in third person helps keep emotions in check

Half of Opioid Prescriptions Go to People With Mental Illness July 05, 2017

Those with psychological conditions more likely to overdose or have other problems tied to painkillers

3 Simple Steps Might Reduce Opioid OD Deaths June 28, 2017

First step: Don't give addicts a prescription for opioids or anti-anxiety medications, review recommends

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health? June 07, 2017

Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

Chronic Pain Common in Adults With Depression, Anxiety June 06, 2017

Study finds the double whammy is a significant and growing health problem

Breast-Feeding May Reduce Pain From C-Section June 05, 2017

Study authors say finding provides another good reason to encourage women to nurse

Conquering One Big Cancer Side Effect: Fear June 02, 2017

Three new therapy programs provide much-needed psychological support, researchers report

Depression Often a Precursor to Falls in Elderly People May 26, 2017

But study found proper dose of psychiatric drugs might erase that danger

Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis May 23, 2017

Doctors, loved ones need to be on the lookout for distress and depression, cancer specialist says

Yoga, Meditation May Ease Some Breast Cancer Symptoms May 19, 2017

But study into alternative therapies didn't find evidence to support using dietary supplements

Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live May 18, 2017

Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men May 09, 2017

In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety May 05, 2017

Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests

Mom's Money Worries May Mean Smaller Baby May 03, 2017

Researchers suggest doctors look for ways to help poorer women during pregnancy

Are Smartphones Helping or Harming Kids' Mental Health? May 03, 2017

More use is linked to attention and behavior problems, but also less anxiety, study finds

Mental Health Myths Abound in the U.S. May 02, 2017

For instance, survey finds less than half can recognize anxiety

Just 1 in 5 Mentally Ill Women Gets Cervical Cancer Screenings April 17, 2017

Rates of the disease tend to be higher in this group, researcher says

Anxious? Distressed? You're Not Alone April 17, 2017

And about 1 in 10 Americans who need mental health care don't have the insurance coverage, study finds

'I'm Just Too Busy' -- Is Being Overworked the New Status Symbol? April 13, 2017

New research suggests Americans equate harried lifestyles with higher social standing

Who Really Needs All Those Heart Tests? April 07, 2017

Overtreatment may lead to excess worry and worse outcomes, report says

For Some, Too Much Sweat Takes Emotional Toll April 06, 2017

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

Climate Change May Cloud Americans' Mental Health: Report March 30, 2017

Projected weather-related disasters will fuel anxiety, depression, psychologists' group warns

Opioid Painkillers and Xanax or Valium a Deadly Mix: Study March 15, 2017

30 percent of fatal opioid overdoses involved both types of meds, but number of people prescribed both has spiked

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

Mental health woes may trigger chronic fight-or-flight response, researchers suggest

Dealing With Diabetes Distress February 16, 2017

The blood sugar disease often comes with enormous mental and emotional strains, specialists say

Tiny Babies May Face Mental Health Problems Later February 13, 2017

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

Parents of Kids With Heart Defects Face PTSD Risk: Study February 01, 2017

They're also more likely to suffer depression, anxiety -- and new moms particularly vulnerable

Anxiety May Lead to Unneeded Prostate Cancer Treatments January 27, 2017

Researchers suggest that dealing with a patient's distress may lead to better choices, improve quality of life

Mental Health May Affect Chances Against Cancer January 26, 2017

Early research suggests anxiety, depression might raise risk of dying from certain malignancies

Stress May Explain Digestive Issues in Kids With Autism January 20, 2017

Elevated stress hormone levels linked to stomach problems among these children, researchers say

'Stress Ball' in Your Brain May Be Key to Heart Risks January 12, 2017

New brain-scan study helps pinpoint a neurological link between anxiety, cardiovascular disease

Exercise: An Antidote for Behavioral Issues in Students? January 09, 2017

Study found use of 'cybercycles' reduced classroom problems for kids with autism, ADHD, other concerns

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