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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

Managing Holiday Stress December 23, 2016

Focus on one thing at a time and try to give back when you can, experts advise

Women Chasing Holiday Perfection May Miss Signs of Heart Trouble December 23, 2016

Stress can be damaging, so take time for yourself during the season, cardiologist advises

1 in 6 U.S. Adults Takes a Psychiatric Drug: Study December 12, 2016

Whether the medicines over-prescribed is up for debate, psychiatrists say

Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden December 07, 2016

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

Medical School Can Be an Emotional Pressure-Cooker December 06, 2016

Yet many students fail to seek the help they need to deal with the stress, study finds

'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

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