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Depressed Back Pain Patients Often Get Opioids June 21, 2017

Study finds they are also more apt to get higher doses of the highly addictive painkillers

Suicide Risk Especially High for U.S. Farmers June 21, 2017

Other occupations have lower rates, study says

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

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

Depression Can Slow Hospital Patients' Recovery: Study June 09, 2017

Screening for the mood disorder is important for successful healing, psychiatrist says

Antidepressants During Pregnancy Safe for Baby: Study June 07, 2017

It finds newborns aren't more likely to be irritable, hard to feed or sleepless

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

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

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants June 02, 2017

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

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

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

Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist? June 01, 2017

For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

Suicide Risk Is High for Psychiatric Patients Long After Discharge From Care May 31, 2017

Monitoring by doctors, family and friends is crucial, researchers and experts say

Transgender People Report More Health Problems May 30, 2017

Disparities can't be explained by lower income, other factors, researcher says

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

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

Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference May 25, 2017

Signs of depression may differ from those seen in general population, researcher says

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

Heavy Kids Face Triple the Odds for Depression in Adulthood May 19, 2017

Risk was 4 times greater if they were also overweight as adults, study finds

Could Tai Chi Ease Insomnia in Breast Cancer Survivors? May 12, 2017

Study found it as effective as talk therapy for improving sleep and depression

Bullied in 5th Grade, Prone to Drug Abuse by High School May 08, 2017

Victims may develop depression, fueling risky behaviors, study suggests

After Suicide Attempt, a Phone Call Could Save a Life May 07, 2017

Simple follow-up can prevent a future try, study shows

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

Depression's Gender Gap Shows Up in Pre-Teen Years May 02, 2017

Still unclear why more women than men affected by the disorder, researcher says

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

For instance, survey finds less than half can recognize anxiety

Opioid Use by Iraq, Afghanistan War Vets Mirrors Rest of U.S.: Study April 27, 2017

Researchers conclude that use of the painkillers is 'an American problem,' not a VA problem

Studies Question Link Between Mom's Antidepressant Use, Autism in Kids April 18, 2017

After accounting for other factors that raise chances of the disorder, the increased risk disappeared

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

These 5 Life Skills Can Boost Your Odds of Well-Being April 10, 2017

People with these traits more likely to be healthier, less lonely and more financially stable, study finds

Past Psychiatric Ills Don't Raise Alzheimer's Risk: Study April 10, 2017

But more recent symptoms may be part of the disease

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

Those who perspire excessively may have hyperhidrosis

Good Sleep Does Get Tougher With Age April 05, 2017

Review suggests many seniors struggle to get deep, restorative slumber, adding to health problems

The Highs and Lows of Teens' Instagram Use April 05, 2017

For some it leads to closer bonds with friends, for others a greater risk of depression, study found

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

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

Trauma as a Teen May Boost Depression Risk Around Menopause March 29, 2017

Likelihood was more than twice as high, study reports

Suicide Often Leaves Mental, Physical Woes in Surviving Spouse March 22, 2017

Rates of PTSD and depression are higher, but so too are liver problems and back pain, study finds

Drugs for Prostate Trouble, Balding Not Linked to Suicide Risk March 20, 2017

However, medications like Propecia, Proscar may be tied to depression, study finds

Blood Test Might Someday Distinguish Early Depression, Schizophrenia March 14, 2017

A screen is still in development stages but could be important, especially for adolescents, experts say

Can Supplements Ward Off the 'Baby Blues'? March 13, 2017

Researchers look to nutrients to offset temporary brain-chemical changes in new mothers

Sinus Trouble Can Lead to Depression, Lost Work March 10, 2017

For people with chronic nasal problems, mood is key reason for calling in sick, study finds

Hold That Pose: Yoga May Ease Tough Depression March 09, 2017

Study finds weekly sessions, plus deep breathing, helped ease cases when medications failed

Depression May Hasten Death in Years After Heart Diagnosis March 08, 2017

Mental health screening recommended over the long term, study suggests

Can Depression Up Odds for Arthritis Linked to Psoriasis? February 24, 2017

Mood disorder may increase inflammation throughout the body, researcher says

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

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

Bleeding Strokes Take Heavy Toll on Brain February 22, 2017

Study found increased risk of dementia, depression in five years following brain attack

After Stroke, 'Blue' Light May Help Beat the Blues February 22, 2017

Akin to sunlight, it could ward off depression during rehab, study finds

Hey Fellas, Depression Can Strike New Dads, Too February 16, 2017

Men who are stressed or in poor health seem to be at special risk, study shows

Dealing With Diabetes Distress February 16, 2017

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

Screen Time and Teen Time February 14, 2017

Study found no link between high use of video games/computers and academics, delinquency

Some Partners Need Extra Loving This Valentine's Day February 14, 2017

If your loved one is depressed or stressed, offer some 'invisible support,' researcher suggests

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

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

For Kids, Regular Exercise Seems to Put Depression on the Run February 06, 2017

Finding could be significant because it suggests physical activity can be used to boost mental health

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

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