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Transgender's Classification as 'Mental Disorder' Is Outdated, Study Finds July 27, 2016

Researchers suggest World Health Organization change classification

Does Dementia Diagnosis Have Silver Lining for Some? July 26, 2016

People appreciate life more, worry about failing less after learning about their brain condition, study says

Bipolar Diagnosis May Take Up to 6 Years July 25, 2016

Researcher calls delay a 'lost opportunity' for treatment

Delirium Common in Cancer Patients Seen in ER July 25, 2016

But serious confusion missed in about 40 percent, study found

Could New 'Talk Therapy' Cut Cost of Treating Depression? July 25, 2016

Behavioral activation would be more accessible than currently recommended treatment, researchers say

Opioid Abusers Missing Out on Addiction-Fighting Drug July 20, 2016

Painkillers are easier to prescribe than the drug that battles dependence on them, addiction specialist says

Why Kicking the Opioid Habit Can Be So Tough July 20, 2016

Withdrawal, and the fear of chronic pain's return, keep some people dependent for years, addiction experts say

Making Sense of Senseless Violence July 15, 2016

Expert advice to help you -- and kids -- cope with the seemingly unending string of catastrophes

Can Trauma Trigger Violent Crime in Mentally Ill? July 13, 2016

Short-term risk was heightened in healthy people, but was higher in those with psychosis, study contends

Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences July 05, 2016

Children under 8 most vulnerable to marketing's effects, study says

3 Treatments Seem to Help Combat Binge-Eating Disorder July 01, 2016

Review finds these methods may aid those with the most common eating disorder in the U.S.

Jobs With the Highest Suicide Rates June 30, 2016

Farmers, fishermen and foresters have more than 5 times the average odds, CDC says

Not Kidding: Childless Couples Happier June 29, 2016

Lack of standard paid leave in U.S. takes toll on parents' well-being, study finds

Health Risks Higher for LGBT Community June 27, 2016

Researchers suggest stigma contributes to higher rates of drinking, smoking and 'psychological distress'

Job Hunting? Maybe a Therapist Can Help June 20, 2016

Study finds cognitive behavioral therapy skills could offer boost to unemployed

Puerto Ricans' Health Lags Behind Other Hispanics June 17, 2016

CDC report finds they have higher risk for 'multiple chronic conditions'

1 in 13 Young Adults in U.S. Considered Suicide in Past Year June 16, 2016

Federal data from 2013-2014 also finds significant differences between states

Shouting? The 'Silent Treatment'? How Spouses Argue Linked to Physical Ills June 14, 2016

Study suggests couples' disagreements may spur problems like back pain, heart trouble

Strategies That Work to Help Prevent Suicides June 10, 2016

Measures include physical barriers and selling fewer pills at once, experts say

Are 'Workaholics' Prone to OCD, Anxiety? June 10, 2016

Study suggests a link, but it's not clear how overwork, mental issues may be connected

No Sex Please, I'm a Stressed New Mom June 09, 2016

Study finds both partners struggle when mothers feel overwhelmed

Does DNA Determine Success in Life? June 08, 2016

Genetic variations might play a role -- albeit small -- in how well someone does at work and with finances, study suggests

Mentally Ill Still Gain Illegal Possession of Guns, Study Shows June 08, 2016

Review of Florida patients finds 2 of 3 violent crime arrests, 1 in 3 suicides shouldn't have included firearms

Can Frequent Moves in Childhood Spell Trouble Later? June 07, 2016

Study suggests heightened risk for psychiatric and behavioral problems

Cutting Back on Wine? Try a Smaller Glass June 07, 2016

Even when same amount was served per glass, people drank more overall if glasses were bigger, study found

Among U.S. Military, Army Members Face Highest Suicide Risk June 06, 2016

Firearms implicated in about two-thirds of cases, study finds

Women More Prone to Anxiety Than Men, Review Finds June 06, 2016

Westerners also wrestle with the condition more than people in other parts of the world

Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Seem to Help Some People Quit June 06, 2016

Many smokers can't shake the haunting FDA-proposed visuals, study finds

Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study June 06, 2016

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

Many Addicts Going Without Meds That Curb Opioid Abuse June 03, 2016

In 2013, just 17 percent were given drugs like naltrexone after hospital discharge, study found

More Americans Engaging in Same-Sex Encounters June 01, 2016

And the number who are OK with homosexuality has quadrupled in last 40 years, survey finds

I'll Take the One in the White Coat June 01, 2016

Patients prefer doctors who wear 'professional' attire, survey finds

Pet Pooch May Help Ease PTSD in Veterans May 27, 2016

Dogs also helped reduce depression and loneliness, researchers found

Seeing the Sea Soothes Stress May 21, 2016

But study did not find similar benefit for people living near parks, forests

Frat Brothers Keep Chugging Despite Anti-Booze Efforts May 20, 2016

What works for other college students doesn't work for those in Greek organizations, study finds

Family Rejection Triples Risk for Suicide Attempts by Transgender People: Study May 19, 2016

Substance abuse risk also rises when this important 'buffer' to discrimination is removed, researchers say

Early Palliative Care Seems to Help Caregivers, Too May 18, 2016

Such programs improve quality of life for folks caring for terminal cancer patients, study finds

ADHD Can First Appear in Young Adulthood for Some, Study Suggests May 18, 2016

Research in adult twins finds many had symptoms but no prior history of the disorder

Keep Busy! Stay Sharp! May 17, 2016

Study suggests a full schedule may enhance your mental prowess

Scientists Test 'Magic Mushroom' Chemical for Tough-to-Treat Depression May 17, 2016

Study of only 12 people suggests it may help some, but more and better research is needed

Could Inducing Brief, Mild 'Fever' Help Ease Depression? May 16, 2016

Small study suggests heating the body might alter brain's serotinin levels, but more research is needed

Devout Women May Enjoy Better Health May 16, 2016

They were one-third less likely to die over 20-year period, study suggests

Depression Strikes, Stays With Many Caregivers of Critically Ill May 11, 2016

One year later, 43 percent were clinically depressed or had depressive symptoms, study found

Baby's Immune System Might Hint at Autism Risk May 11, 2016

Certain 'markers' in newborn blood samples seemed to predict future cases, study found

Can the Anesthetic Ketamine Ease Suicidal Thoughts? May 10, 2016

A small study found that the drug worked quickly in people with major depression

Depressive Episode May Not Always Follow Mania in Bipolar Disorder May 09, 2016

New study finds anxiety could be a third emotional state highly connected to the condition

Health Tip: Is Your Child an Emotional Eater? May 06, 2016

Here are potential warning signs

Health Tip: Focus on the Positive May 03, 2016

And don't dwell on the negative

Desperate for Shut-Eye? May 02, 2016

Physicians' group recommends cognitive behavioral therapy before drugs for insomnia

Even Non-Obese Report Better Mood, Sex Drive After Dieting May 02, 2016

Calorie cutters said their sleep and relationships improved, too

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