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Crave Coffee Too Much? Talk Therapy May Help December 01, 2015

Caffeine intake dropped more than 75 percent after just one hour-long session, study found

Could Your 'Holiday Blues' Be Seasonal Affective Disorder? November 29, 2015

This form of depression runs in families, expert says

Constant Traffic Noise May Boost Depression Risk November 25, 2015

Vulnerability is higher among those with a low education and income, researchers report

Chronic Fatigue Therapies Provide Some With Long-Term Relief November 24, 2015

Study shows benefits from certain treatments can last more than two years

Teasing Girls About Weight May Cause Lasting Harm November 20, 2015

Study finds link between being made fun of and problematic eating behaviors

Depression More Common in Daughters of Older Mothers, Study Suggests November 20, 2015

But researchers only found an association, and age gap didn't seem to affect sons

Do Men 'Eat to Impress' When a Woman's Around? November 19, 2015

Guys ate 93 percent more pizza from an Italian buffet when a female was at the table, study found

Wives Worry, Husbands Get Frustrated When Problems Arise November 19, 2015

Over the long term, men report higher levels of emotional support, less marital strain than women

Light Box Might Help Nonseasonal Depression, Too November 18, 2015

Treatment for seasonal affective disorder could have broader application, study finds

Once-a-Week Sex Makes for Happy Couples: Study November 18, 2015

More than that doesn't add to connubial bliss, research shows

Tips on Making the 'Great American Smokeout' Work for You November 18, 2015

Start by smoking on a schedule, not at whim, expert says

Brain Differences May Explain Why Some With Schizophrenia Hallucinate November 17, 2015

Researchers focus on area near the front of the brain

Envy, Thy Name Is Youth November 13, 2015

People under 30 more likely to covet others' looks or relationships, survey finds, but older folks subject to same emotion

Head, Neck Cancer Patients May Be at Higher Risk for Suicide: Study November 12, 2015

Dependence on breathing tubes, feeding tubes might play a part in despair, researcher says

Computer-Based Psychotherapy Not as Effective as Standard Care November 12, 2015

Study found people often didn't complete device-driven programs

Too Few Psychiatric Patients Screened for Diabetes: Study November 11, 2015

Commonly prescribed antipsychotic medications tied to greater risk of type 2 disease

Losing a Parent in Childhood May Raise Suicide Risk Decades Later November 11, 2015

Rate of suicide for people who'd suffered such an early loss was double that of those who hadn't, study found

Many Americans 30 and Older Find Happiness Elusive November 10, 2015

But younger people more satisfied with their lives than ever, surveys find

Heart Transplant Mental Toll May Be Greater for Women November 10, 2015

Men less depressed, anxious 100 days after procedure, study finds

Gratitude May Be Key to Wedded Bliss November 06, 2015

How you feel about your marriage hinges on whether you feel appreciated by your spouse, study finds

Talk Therapy May Beat Light Treatment for SAD: Study November 06, 2015

Seasonal affective disorder is form of depression tied to winter's shorter days

People Have Less Faith in Generic Drugs, Study Suggests November 05, 2015

Brand names perceived more effective, even if they're placebos

Online Psychotherapy May Help Some With Emotional Problems November 03, 2015

But remote counseling is not suited to people with severe mental illness, researchers add

Interrupted Sleep Not Good for Your Mood, Study Suggests October 30, 2015

Those who slept fewer hours, but without disruptions, felt more positive the next day

'Green' Office May Boost Brainpower October 30, 2015

Small study finds gains in employee productivity

Group Singalongs Could Be a Quick Icebreaker October 29, 2015

Researchers looked at bonding of adult-ed students

Face-lifts Seem to Do Little to Boost Self-Esteem: Study October 29, 2015

Researchers note that sense of self-worth is more complicated than appearance alone

People With Schizophrenia Face Much Higher Risk of Early Death October 28, 2015

Lifestyle habits such as smoking greatly up the odds for heart disease, cancer and COPD, study finds

Surgeon's Calming Words May Ease Stress of Surgery October 28, 2015

Study found reassuring voice might even beat anti-anxiety meds in lowering pre-op distress

Oxytocin 'Love Hormone' Nasal Spray Shows Promise in Kids With Autism October 27, 2015

Small Australian trial suggests it could boost social skills; larger U.S. trials are planned, expert says

Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl October 27, 2015

Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

Scientists Explore Role of 'Love Hormone' in Boosting Social Ties October 26, 2015

Oxytocin linked to marijuana-like molecule in the brain, study says

Wielding Power May Spur Testosterone Surges: Study October 26, 2015

Women see greater increase in levels of this 'male' hormone in competitive situations

Kids in Foster Care Have Tripled Rates of ADHD, Study Finds October 23, 2015

However, most do tend to get treatment, CDC researchers report

Furry Friends May Be Stress Relievers for Kids With Cancer October 23, 2015

'Therapy dogs' appear to help ease heart rate, anxiety in children fighting the disease

Many Seniors Given Antipsychotic Meds, Despite Potential Problems October 21, 2015

Risks include kidney damage, stroke and even death, researchers note

Stereotypes Can Hurt a Patient's Care October 20, 2015

People who fear being judged might avoid preventive services, study says

Study Challenges Theory That Birth Order Determines Personality October 19, 2015

Adult traits may not be preordained by place in the family heirarchy, researchers say

Positive Outlook May Help Heart Disease Patients Heal October 16, 2015

Study found optimists more likely to take meds, exercise and eat healthy

Big Brain Doesn't Mean Big Smarts October 16, 2015

Researchers say brain structure plays more of a role in intelligence

U.S. Report Urges End to 'Conversion' Therapy for LGBT Youth October 15, 2015

Mental health experts say the practice is ineffective, potentially harmful

Relax, Parents, Your Teen's Moodiness Should Subside, Study Finds October 15, 2015

Early adolescence is stormiest period, Dutch researchers say

Standby Drug for Adult Bipolar Disorder May Be Safe, Effective in Children October 12, 2015

Study finds lithium can benefit pediatric patients, at least for the short term

Telecommuting Isn't Always a Win-Win Situation October 09, 2015

Employees and employers have to plan for potential problems, researchers say

Research May Help Spot Soldiers at Risk for Workplace Violence October 08, 2015

Scientists say they can help predict which personnel may need intensive intervention

Bedtime Texting May Be Hazardous to Teens' Health October 07, 2015

Researcher suggests placing limits on technology use

Cigarettes May Sabotage Alcoholics' Recovery October 07, 2015

Smokers were twice as likely as nonsmokers to resume drinking, study finds

Suicide Risk May Rise for Some After Weight-Loss Surgery October 07, 2015

Expert says that the life changes that follow can make it hard for these patients to cope

PTSD Can Affect Female Vietnam War Vets, Too: Study October 07, 2015

They're at higher risk than women stationed in U.S. during the same time

Face-to-Face Contact May Beat Email, Phone for Staving Off Depression October 06, 2015

Older people who spent more time communicating in person showed fewer symptoms of mood disorder