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The Parenting Trap: Coddling Anxious Kids September 12, 2014

Trying to protect children from source of anxiety may make things worse, researchers say

Sibling Bullies May Leave Lasting Effects September 08, 2014

Study links harassment at home to higher levels of depression, anxiety

Serious Childhood Burns Tied to Long-Term Mental Health Risks September 04, 2014

Adults injured by fire when young are at increased odds of depression, study finds

Electrical Pulses to Scalp May Boost Memory: Study August 28, 2014

But years of research remain before this therapy could treat brain disorders, experts say

Study: Young Adults Who Had Depression Have 'Hyper-Connected' Brain Networks August 27, 2014

Finding might help predict, prevent and treat the disorder, researchers say

Talk Therapy Plus Meds May Be Best for Severe Depression August 21, 2014

But combination isn't better than drugs alone for those with mild or chronic mood disorder, study says

Robin Williams Had Early Stage Parkinson's Disease, Wife Reveals August 15, 2014

Psychiatrist says you can't necessarily link the nerve disease diagnosis with his suicide

Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease, Wife Says August 14, 2014

He wasn't ready to share diagnosis publicly before he took his life this week, she revealed

Study Hints at Link Between Poor Sleep, Suicide Risk August 13, 2014

But the research involving older adults doesn't prove cause and effect

Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs August 13, 2014

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

Robin Williams' Death Shines Light on Depression, Substance Abuse August 12, 2014

Doctors say there are effective treatments for both disorders that can help many people

Fitness May Help Ward Off Depression in Girls August 07, 2014

Being in good physical condition likely to help boys avoid the blues too, expert says

Coaching May Help Diabetics Battle Depression, Disease Better August 06, 2014

Study found mental health sessions allowed patients to manage blood sugar levels more effectively

Preschoolers Can Suffer From Depression, Too August 04, 2014

Study finds that these kids may be plagued by the condition throughout childhood

Scientists Shed Light on Link Between Depression, Dementia July 30, 2014

Researchers deem depression an independent risk factor for dementia

Extra Exercise Could Help Depressed Smokers Quit: Study July 29, 2014

Withdrawal symptoms, cravings are harder on people with mood disorders, researchers say

Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer July 11, 2014

Men with both conditions have worse survival odds, study contends

Some Teens May Face Emotional Problems After Concussion July 10, 2014

Those with light or noise sensitivities post-injury seem to be more affected, study found

Stress, Depression May Boost Stroke Risk, Study Finds July 10, 2014

Anger didn't seem to have an effect, researchers noted

Study: Common HIV Drug May Boost Suicide Risk June 30, 2014

Patients taking efavirenz should be assessed for depression, researchers say

After Stroke, Spouse May Also Need Care June 26, 2014

If couple disagrees about recovery rate, partner can become depressed, study finds

Adults With Asperger Syndrome May Have Higher Suicide Risk June 25, 2014

British study found people with this form of autism often think of suicide, especially if depressed

Job Loss Tougher for Americans Than Europeans June 19, 2014

U.S. workers were more likely to develop depression than their Euro counterparts, study found

As Antidepressant Warnings Toughened, Teen Suicide Attempts Rose: Study June 19, 2014

Overreaction to FDA warning may have led to undertreatment of depression, experts say

Antidepressants in Pregnancy Won't Harm Baby's Heart, Study Suggests June 18, 2014

But, past research shows risks, and one expert says this study doesn't provide definitive answers

Depression Doubles Odds of Heart Attack for Younger Women: Study June 18, 2014

And compared with older women and men, they are more likely to become depressed, researchers say

Diabetes Distress Is Distinct From Depression, Researchers Say June 16, 2014

New studies look at the emotional fallout from type 1 and type 2 disease

More U.S. Service Members in Treatment for Mental Health Disorders June 13, 2014

Sept. 11, Afghanistan and Iraq wars, along with increased military outreach, linked to the rise

Recession Linked to More Than 10,000 Suicides in North America, Europe June 12, 2014

But countries can take steps to reduce self-harm cases during economic downturns, researchers say

Sudden Death of Loved One Can Trigger Mental Health Issues June 06, 2014

Risk of PTSD was greatest threat after a traumatic loss, researchers report

Weight Gain From Antidepressants Is Minimal, Study Suggests June 05, 2014

There's not much difference in the amount gained between the various drugs, researchers say

Heart Attack in Middle Age May Be Tougher on Women June 02, 2014

Reasons aren't clear, but study found male survivors were healthier to start with

When Teachers Are Depressed, Preschoolers May 'Act Out' More May 27, 2014

Study points to a link, highlighting the importance of educators' mental health

Mental Illness Linked to Shortened Life Spans May 23, 2014

Poor mental health can affect longevity as much or more than heavy smoking, study finds

Foreclosures Tied to Higher Suicide Risk in Study May 20, 2014

Research shows a spike in such deaths during the housing crisis of the 'Great Recession'

Jury Still Out on Whether Doctors Should Screen for Suicide Risk May 19, 2014

However, physicians should look for depression in their patients, governmental task force notes

Single Moms' Job Loss May Have Long Term Impact on Kids May 16, 2014

Children's education and long-term mental health often seem to suffer, research shows

Another Downside to Obesity for Teens: Fewer Friends May 15, 2014

Study found rejection by normal-weight peers was common

Adults With Autism at Risk for Many Health Problems: Study May 14, 2014

Research shows rates of mental, physical problems higher in these patients than among other adults

Prescription Drug Use Continues to Climb in U.S. May 14, 2014

CDC report says most common medications are for heart disease and high cholesterol

Antipsychotics Help Cut Crime Rate: Study May 09, 2014

New research suggests medications curb violence in patients with psychiatric disorders

Depression Tied to Crohn's Disease Flare-Ups May 05, 2014

Doctors should be aware of body-mind connection with the inflammatory bowel condition, study author says

When Older Adults Consider Suicide, Depression May Not Be Main Reason May 01, 2014

Study suggests health, money, family problems more likely to trigger troubling thoughts

Altruism May Help Shield Teens From Depression: Study April 29, 2014

Researchers monitored area of the brain tied to rewards, pleasure

Higher Doses of Antidepressants Linked to Suicidal Behavior in Young Patients: Study April 28, 2014

They were twice as likely to try to hurt themselves if they were prescribed more than recommended dose

Internet May Help Seniors Avoid Depression April 24, 2014

Social connections lessen loneliness, especially for older adults living alone, researcher says

Apathy Might Signal Brain Shrinkage in Old Age: Study April 16, 2014

But the findings only show an association; they don't prove cause and effect, experts say

Young Dads at Risk of Depressive Symptoms, Study Finds April 14, 2014

But experts stress findings don't mean fatherhood at an early age dooms men to clinical depression

Study Ties Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy to Autism Risk in Boys April 14, 2014

But the risk is low, and it's important to treat depression in pregnant women, experts say

Civilians in War Zones Also Suffer Mental Health Problems: Study April 10, 2014

The more life-threatening events that workers employed by military faced, the more anxiety, anger they felt