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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

Helping Cancer Caregivers Help Themselves March 22, 2017

Loved ones must find time to address their own needs in order help others, social workers advise

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

'I Don't Know' May Be a Powerful Point of View March 17, 2017

People willing to admit that they don't understand everything make better choices, research suggests

'Optimal' Facelifts Do Make You Look Younger, Study Finds March 16, 2017

Hundreds who took online survey thought women looked healthier, more attractive in 'after' photos

'No One Dies Alone' Program Offers Comfort at Life's End March 14, 2017

For patients without loved ones, volunteers fill in when death approaches

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

The Secret to a Good Sex Life Is … March 10, 2017

Affection: It's the cuddling, whispering secrets afterwards that boost contentedness, 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

Violent Video Games May Not 'Desensitize' Players, Brain Scans Suggest March 08, 2017

In small study, frequent players had empathetic responses similar to those who don't play much

Patients Often Reject Drug-Only Psychiatric Treatment March 06, 2017

Compliance more likely when doctors prescribe talk therapy, study finds

Can Social Media Sites Leave You Socially Isolated? March 06, 2017

More time using apps and sites like Twitter, Instagram, Facebook linked to greater sense of isolation, study suggests

Longer Addiction Treatment Is Better, Study Confirms March 03, 2017

Success rate goes up significantly when programs last more than 30 days, psychiatrist says

Keep an Eye Out for Eating Disorders in Loved Ones March 02, 2017

If you suspect someone has a problem, be careful not to shame or criticize, eating disorder expert says

Could Common Insecticides Be Tied to Behavior Issues in Kids? March 02, 2017

Study can't prove cause-and-effect, but children exposed in utero to pyrethroids had more problems

Who's Top Dog When It Comes to 'Social Intelligence'? Kids or Pets? February 28, 2017

Toddlers and pups are near equals, study suggests, with evolution favoring 'survival of the friendliest'

Pediatricians Revise Guidelines for Teen Victims of Sexual Assault February 27, 2017

Physicians need to be comfortable screening for it, offering additional help if needed

Want to Win an Oscar? Study Shows How to Grab the Gold February 24, 2017

One tip: focus on American culture, researchers say

Study Links Psychiatric Disorders to Stroke Risk February 23, 2017

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

Spoiler Alert! Most People Don't Want to Know the Future February 22, 2017

Part of the concern: worry over pending unpleasant events, study found

Heart Disease Linked to Anxiety, Negative Feelings February 21, 2017

And that's especially true for women, study suggests

Loneliness Often Plagues Black Women at Risk for Heart Disease February 21, 2017

Social isolation boosts their chances for cardiovascular trouble, researchers say

Same-Sex Marriage Laws Tied to Fewer Teen Suicides February 20, 2017

Perceived acceptance may benefit gay, lesbian and bisexual teens, study suggests

Docs More Likely to Prescribe Antibiotics If Patients Expect Them February 17, 2017

Study found physicians might even give the drugs if they didn't suspect a bacterial infection

The 'Selfie' Paradox February 13, 2017

People love their own, but aren't so crazy about others' on social media, study finds

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

Review found greater likelihood of ADHD, anxiety and depression

Cancer Survivors Gain From Web-Based Health Care February 10, 2017

But some patients reported missing face-to-face contact, study found

Do Older Guys Always Prefer Younger Women? Maybe Not February 10, 2017

Although they may 'consider' younger mates, they also focus on women their own age, study finds

Harsh Parenting Can Backfire With Bad Behavior From Teens February 08, 2017

Early sex, stealing and dropping out of school are some of the consequences, study contends

Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll Trigger Same Good Feelings in Brain February 08, 2017

Music can make you happy because it spurs chemical system involved in pleasure, study finds

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

Why Certain Noises Really Irritate Some People February 03, 2017

'Misophonia' is a disorder that can make a person's brain go into overdrive, researchers report

Sleep: The Great Motivator February 03, 2017

With adequate rest, you're more likely to stick to your resolutions, neurologist says

The Shame of 'Fat Shaming' January 31, 2017

Those affected by weight bias more likely to have heart disease risk factors, study suggests

No Torture, Psychologists' Group Says to Trump January 27, 2017

President urged to continue ban on 'inhuman' practices like waterboarding

Deportation Fears Tied to Poor Birth Outcomes for Hispanics January 25, 2017

After immigration raid, women had increased risk of preterm birth, low birth weight babies, research contends

Unlocking the Secrets of the Love Hormone Kisspeptin January 24, 2017

Injections of the substance might boost sexual and romantic feelings, researchers say

Does 'Juvy' Confinement Jeopardize Long-Term Health? January 23, 2017

It may be time for U.S. to explore alternatives for wayward youths, studies suggest

Obamacare Covered More People With Mental Illness, Addictions January 20, 2017

But greater numbers need to be in treatment for these conditions, researcher says

Many Women With Eating Disorders Do Recover, Study Finds January 20, 2017

But it may take years or longer, researchers acknowledge

Screen Time May Not Be So Bad for Teens After All January 20, 2017

Those who spend hours on smartphones, computers, TV can still flourish, develop social skills, study finds

Many With Mental Illness Miss Out on HIV Tests January 19, 2017

Rates of infection up to 15 times higher, yet testing rates similar to those without psychiatric woes, study finds

Plastic Surgeons Often Miss Patients' Mental Disorders January 18, 2017

10 percent seeking facial procedures have condition called body dysmorphic disorder, study contends

Postpartum Depression Affects New Dads, Too January 17, 2017

Certain men at greater risk, doctors say

Most Smokers With Mental Illness Want to Kick the Habit January 16, 2017

But psychiatrists and caseworkers often don't recognize this need, survey finds

Watching Others 'Vape' May Trigger Urge to Smoke January 13, 2017

Newer e-cigarettes boost same impulses as real cigarettes, researcher says

'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

More Americans Questioning Safety of E-Cigarettes January 09, 2017

Fewer people see these devices as safer alternative to traditional cigarettes, survey shows

'You're Not My Wife, You're an Impostor' January 06, 2017

Brain imaging reveals clues to rare, puzzling delusions

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