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Bullied Teen's Suicide Didn't Spur Copycat Attempts: Study October 21, 2016

Canadian case was highly publicized on social media, researchers report

Troubled Childhood May Boost Bipolar Risk: Study October 20, 2016

Research review suggests strong link with emotional abuse

For Overheated Viewers of Presidential Race: 'De-Escalate First' October 19, 2016

Psychologist offers tips to lower stress over bitter campaign playing out in family rooms across America

Rates of Preventive Mastectomy Doubled in a Decade, and Fear Is a Factor October 18, 2016

Many patients also think it's the best treatment for breast cancer, study finds

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

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study October 17, 2016

They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

'Doc, This Election's Killing Me!' October 13, 2016

More than half of Americans report stress as Clinton, Trump battle for the White House

Study IDs Effective Rx for Burned-Out Doctors October 07, 2016

Shorter workdays, stress-management training can help the more than half of U.S. physicians affected

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

Psychologist recommends mental health screening at routine checkups

Love Your Co-workers? It Could Boost Your Health October 06, 2016

Social connections on the job deliver psychological benefits, study suggests

Better Job Prospects When Young May Pay Off in Better Health October 05, 2016

County-by-county study finds improved physical, mental well-being with career advancement

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

Some Doctors Swayed by Political Beliefs October 03, 2016

Voting issues may affect advice on abortion, guns, marijuana, study finds

Worry About Job Loss May be Linked to Diabetes Risk: Study October 03, 2016

Blood sugar disorder rate was 19 percent higher for people concerned about getting fired

Making Friends 101: What Works for College Freshmen October 02, 2016

Emotional skills will help build lasting friendships, whereas narcissism turns people off, study finds

'Mindfulness'-Based Approach Could Help You Stay Slim September 30, 2016

Treatment focuses on personal goals and 'cues' to overeating, researcher says

'Entitled' People May Be Pursuing an Unhappy Path September 30, 2016

Inflated expectations of what they deserve doom many to disappointment, review of the data shows

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

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

A Happy Spouse May Keep You Healthy September 28, 2016

Your husband or wife can encourage good lifestyle habits, researchers say

Homeless, Mentally Ill Youth Benefit From Housing Program September 28, 2016

Over two years, they had a more stable living situation, researchers report

Doctors Often Neglect Their Own Mental Health September 28, 2016

Perceived stigma, fear of career repercussions hinder treatment, study suggests

How Much Video Gaming Is Too Much for Kids? September 27, 2016

Benefits seen with 1 hour a day, but behavioral problems rose after 9 hours a week

Always Feeling Lonely? Maybe It's in Your DNA September 26, 2016

Genes might be responsible for up to one-quarter of perception of isolation, study says

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

Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women September 20, 2016

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

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

For College Freshmen, Four-Legged Friends Chase Away Homesickness September 19, 2016

Dog therapy helps boost students' life satisfaction, researchers say

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

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

Not All Dogs Are Man's (or Kids') Best Friend September 17, 2016

Study suggests young children need to be told they shouldn't approach a scared dog

Kids With Bipolar Disorder More Likely to Abuse Drugs, Alcohol: Study September 16, 2016

And those who also have conduct disorder seem to face an even greater risk

Overweight Kids Often Shunned, Bullied September 16, 2016

School health programs should urge healthy behaviors, acceptance of different body shapes, study shows

Tourette Threat Surges for Babies When Mom Smokes in Pregnancy September 16, 2016

Researchers probe increased risk of chronic tics and other disorders due to prenatal nicotine exposure

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

Brains of 'Super-Agers' Look Decades Younger September 14, 2016

Regions of mentally sharp older folks don't shrink like their peers with memory loss do, study finds

Psychiatric Patients Face Longer Waits in ER September 13, 2016

And they're more likely to be transferred without getting treatment, study finds

Know the Warning Signs of Suicidal Thoughts September 12, 2016

Family members, friends often in the best position to save a life, mental health expert says

Something to 'Like' About Facebook September 09, 2016

Personal messages from close ties may boost your well-being, study says

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

Coping With College Stress September 05, 2016

Parents can help make the transition easier for new students

For Pot Smokers, Ambition May Go Up in Smoke September 02, 2016

But the effect only happens when people are high and doesn't persist, British researchers contend

Parents' Psychiatric Issues May Adversely Affect Some Children September 01, 2016

History of antisocial disorder, suicide attempt or marijuana abuse showed the most effect, study authors say

1 in 6 Younger Americans Wants to Die Before 80 September 01, 2016

Negative views of old age are powerful influence on how long people want to live, survey finds

Senior Years May Truly Be Golden for Happiness August 24, 2016

Researchers find people get less stressed and are more content as they age

Unhappy at Work in Your 20s, Unhealthy in Your 40s? August 22, 2016

How young adults feel about their careers might affect them physically, mentally by middle-age, study finds

Couples At Risk During 'Divorce Season' August 22, 2016

Marriages often break up after winter and summer holidays, research reveals

Is Compromise More Likely When Women Are Part of the Decision? August 19, 2016

Men alone tend to choose an extreme option, study contends

Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay August 17, 2016

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

Young People With Epilepsy Struggle on Many Fronts August 10, 2016

New review finds children, young adults citing discrimination, lack of privacy, exclusion

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

After-Hours Work Email No Friend of the Family August 10, 2016

Study finds expectation to respond threatens lifestyle balance