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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

Are Some Blood Pressure Meds Linked to Depression, Bipolar Risk? October 11, 2016

Researchers add the effect was small, and study did not prove cause and effect

Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Study October 06, 2016

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

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

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

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

'The Pill' May Raise Depression Risk September 28, 2016

Study also ties hormonal patches, IUDs to greater antidepressant use, especially in teens

Hot Flashes, Mood Woes? September 28, 2016

Study found women who believed they had frequent episodes at night more likely to be mildly depressed

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

Siblings of Schizophrenia Patients at Greater Risk for Same Diagnosis: Study September 21, 2016

Brothers, sisters of those with bipolar disorder also face higher odds of similar diagnosis, Israeli research suggests

2 of 3 Parents Want Schools to Expand Health Education September 19, 2016

Survey shows many want kids to be taught about managing stress, depression and bullying

Suicide Can Strike Children as Young as 5: Study September 19, 2016

Overall numbers are low, but researchers say prevention efforts are needed

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Considered Suicide Last Year September 15, 2016

Rates at historically high levels -- up 27 percent since 2000, U.S. government study shows

Facebook Bullying Can Cause Depression September 15, 2016

Social media attacks have 'real emotional consequences,' researchers say

Antidepressant Might Prevent Depression Following Brain Injury September 14, 2016

Small study suggests the approach could work, but experts say larger trials are needed

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

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

Stroke Survivors Often Struggle With Depression September 07, 2016

Risk was 8 times higher for those who suffered a brain attack than for those who didn't, study found

Many Depressed Adults Not Getting Treatment: Study August 29, 2016

Reasons range from dismissal of symptoms to shame or stigma

Depression Common After Time Spent in ICU August 17, 2016

About one-third of ICU patients suffer psychologically, researchers find

Study Finds Links Between Chronic Pain, Depression in Couples August 16, 2016

Findings could lead to better diagnostic tests and treatments, researchers say

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

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

Depression Can Stalk Families Through Generations August 10, 2016

People whose parents, grandparents had the illness were 3 times as likely to get it themselves, study found

Scientists Spot 15 Regions of Human DNA Linked to Depression August 01, 2016

Many are located near genes involved in brain development

Study of Teen Brains Offers Clues to Timing of Mental Illness July 27, 2016

Regions that undergo greatest change also where schizophrenia, depression genes are most strongly expressed

Bipolar Diagnosis May Take Up to 6 Years July 25, 2016

Researcher calls delay a 'lost opportunity' for treatment

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression? July 25, 2016

Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say

Antidepressant No Help to Heart Failure Patients: Study July 08, 2016

Depression in these cases may be caused by biological changes from the disease itself, researcher says

Depression Strikes Nearly 3 Million U.S. Teens a Year July 07, 2016

Effects can be devastating during adolescence, researchers say

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates June 30, 2016

Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

Hovering Parents May Harm Kids June 25, 2016

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

Long Work Hours May Hurt Your Health June 21, 2016

At the job more than 60 hours a week had most damaging effects on women's well-being, study finds

Job Hunting? Maybe a Therapist Can Help June 20, 2016

Study finds cognitive behavioral therapy skills could offer boost to unemployed

Depression Plagues Many With COPD June 17, 2016

Studies found 1 in 4 patients affected, and readmission to hospital for respiratory illness more likely

1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past Year June 16, 2016

Federal data from 2013-2014 also finds significant differences between states

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

Health Tip: Recognizing Low Self-Esteem June 09, 2016

Moodiness and making excuses are signs in children

Study Questions Use of Antidepressants for Children, Teens June 09, 2016

They were seen as mostly ineffective and sometimes risky in these age groups

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Health Tip: Get Enough Sleep June 03, 2016

You may feel less depressed

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

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

Scans Spot Brain Region That Misfires in Depressed People May 31, 2016

Contrary to previous thinking, the habenula is less active during unpleasant experiences

Antidepressants Not Just for Depression Any More May 24, 2016

Other uses include insomnia, pain and anxiety, researchers say

Tai Chi: Rx for Arthritic Knees May 23, 2016

As effective as physical therapy, study suggests, plus it might also improve depression

Health Tip: Boost Your Mood May 18, 2016

Suggestions for a brighter day

Scientists Test 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical for Tough-to-Treat Depression May 17, 2016

Study of only 12 people suggests it may help some, but more and better research is needed

Could Inducing Brief, Mild 'Fever' Help Ease Depression? May 16, 2016

Small study suggests heating the body might alter brain's serotinin levels, but more research is needed

Depression Strikes, Stays With Many Caregivers of Critically Ill May 11, 2016

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

Can the Anesthetic Ketamine Ease Suicidal Thoughts? May 10, 2016

A small study found that the drug worked quickly in people with major depression

Depressive Episode May Not Always Follow Mania in Bipolar Disorder May 09, 2016

New study finds anxiety could be a third emotional state highly connected to the condition

Seniors' Worsening Depression May Sometimes Predict Dementia April 29, 2016

Study suggests a common underlying cause in some, but not all, cases