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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

Gun Violence May Be 'Contagious,' Study Suggests January 03, 2017

Those at highest risk for being shot had most friends who had recently been shot

Making New Year's Resolutions That Last December 30, 2016

Think small, manageable goals -- not sweeping lifestyle changes, psychologists advise

For Better Results From Customer Service, Don't Make It Personal December 26, 2016

Study suggests words like 'great' and 'fine' also help

Are Your Gifts Always Getting Returned? December 24, 2016

Think about how the recipient will use the gift, study suggests

Is Season the Reason Why Heart Deaths Spike at Christmas? December 22, 2016

Increase isn't tied to cold temps, but likely due to holiday-related factors, researchers say

Life After Juvenile Detention Isn't Easy, Especially for Minorities December 19, 2016

Only 1 in 5 males was working or in school full-time 12 years later, study reveals

Sometimes the Holidays Aren't Always Jolly December 17, 2016

Take steps to prevent depression, and learn to spot signs that you may need help

Subway Surveillance Video Provides Clues to Suicidal Behavior December 15, 2016

Leaving belongings on platform and pacing yellow line among troubling signs, researchers say

More Than 1 in 10 Pilots Suffer From Depression, Survey Finds December 15, 2016

Report highlights need for accurate screening

Women Denied an Abortion Endure Mental Health Toll: Study December 14, 2016

Finding conflicts with previous research that found abortion caused mental health problems

The Happy Get Lucky in Their Older Years December 14, 2016

Study of seniors links enjoyment of life to lower risk of death

Where You Live May Determine How You Die December 13, 2016

Breaking down mortality data by county, most pressing local health problems were pinpointed, study finds

1 in 6 U.S. Adults Takes a Psychiatric Drug: Study December 12, 2016

Whether the medicines over-prescribed is up for debate, psychiatrists say

For People With Mental Health Woes, Pets Can Be Invaluable December 09, 2016

6 out of 10 patients put furry or feathered friends at the top of their support list, study finds

Health Tip: Help Kids Develop Healthy Ambition December 09, 2016

Offer encouragement, but don't overdo it

Turning to an Ancient Art to Help Ease PTSD in Veterans December 08, 2016

Small study suggests that Tai Chi could reduce symptoms, but a larger trial is needed

Optimism May Propel Women to a Longer Life December 08, 2016

Upbeat outlook linked to lower risk of dying from cancer, heart disease and other causes, study says

Excess Sweating Can Be a Drenching, Wrenching Burden December 07, 2016

People with hyperhidrosis seem to have higher rates of anxiety and depression, study finds

Tighter Gun Control Laws Linked to Fewer School Shootings in U.S. December 07, 2016

Study also found that states that spent more money on mental health care, education saw less violence

2 Out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits From Therapy December 02, 2016

Early treatment of depression may lower risk of future episodes of mood disorder, study finds

'Magic Mushroom' Chemical Eases Cancer Patients' Despair December 01, 2016

Hallucinogenic drug psilocybin relieved depression, anxiety quickly and lasted for months, studies found

Demi Lovato Wants to Change the Face of Mental Illness December 01, 2016

Pop star's own battle with bipolar disorder helped to inspire new photo campaign that seeks to alter stereotypes

Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds November 29, 2016

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

Are Your Kids Thankful? November 24, 2016

These tips from a child development expert will help you foster an everyday attitude of gratitude in your children

Keep Kids in Mind When Politics Intrude at Thanksgiving November 23, 2016

Heated political discussions can frighten children, psychiatrists warn

1 in 7 Young Teens Is a Stalking Victim: Survey November 23, 2016

They're at higher risk of substance abuse and depression, researchers say

'Enthusiastic' Dads May Mean Less Troubled Kids: Study November 23, 2016

A man's enjoyment, confidence in his role as father seemed even more important than time spent

Palliative Care Raises Quality of Life, But Doesn't Extend It November 22, 2016

Researchers find value for extremely ill patients and their caregivers, but add that it doesn't affect survival

Violent Media Often Give Rise to Nightmares November 22, 2016

Research also found viewing sexual content can lead to erotic dreams, but not as often

Sexism Could Harm Men's Health: Study November 21, 2016

Playboy attitudes and power over women linked to higher risk of mental health woes

Teen 'Choking Game' Played Solo Points to Suicide Risks November 21, 2016

Kids who tried this game alone were almost 5 times more likely to think of killing themselves, study finds

Depressed Women Less Likely to Get Best Breast Cancer Care: Study November 18, 2016

Researchers aren't sure why, but urge doctors to monitor these patients carefully

Neighborhoods May Be Key to Teens' Mental Well-Being November 18, 2016

When neighbors look out for others' kids, children have better emotional health, study finds

Pessimism May Take Unwelcome Toll on the Heart November 17, 2016

Study suggests that glum folks have higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease

Health Tip: Thinking About Psychological Therapy? November 16, 2016

Issues that may be brought up

Depression on the Rise Among U.S. Teens, Especially Girls November 14, 2016

Report authors point to cyberbullying, social media use as possible causes, but say that hasn't been proven

PTSD May Affect Boys, Girls Differently, Brain Scans Show November 11, 2016

Changes in brain regions seemed to differ by gender, researchers say

Kids React Differently When a Beloved Pet Dies November 11, 2016

Some want a new animal right away, while others feel they need to honor the memory

Can a Community's 'Well-Being' Help You Live Longer? November 10, 2016

Study found people in more contented U.S. counties lived an extra two years or more

Smartphones May Hinder a Good Night's Sleep November 09, 2016

Study suggests a link between the devices and troubled slumber

Self-Harm a Cause of Death During Pregnancy and for New Moms November 08, 2016

Suicide, overdoses are occurring when expecting and in first year of motherhood; depression a likely factor, study finds

Parents Often Miss Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Kids November 08, 2016

Signs may include nightmares, avoiding reminders of the trauma, feeling unsafe, researchers find

Hypochondriacs May Worry Themselves Into Heart Trouble November 04, 2016

Anxiety about health can boost the chances for heart disease, study suggests

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