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Regular Sleep Makes for Happier College Students June 23, 2017

When erratic snoozers improve shut-eye habits, they feel better, study finds

OCD May Be Linked to Inflammation in the Brain: Study June 22, 2017

Breakthrough could spur better treatments for anxiety disorder, researchers say

Suicide Risk Especially High for U.S. Farmers June 21, 2017

Other occupations have lower rates, study says

Do Older Dads Produce Brainy Boys? June 21, 2017

Study finds their sons score high in intelligence and focus

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk June 20, 2017

Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Americans Want to Be Fit, But Most Don't Put in the Effort June 20, 2017

Survey finds three-quarters think appearance is 'very important,' yet only 31 percent work out regularly

Study Cites Top Reasons Young Autism Patients Are Hospitalized June 16, 2017

Mood disorders, sleep problems and having a single caregiver raise odds of in-patient psychiatric care

Want a Workout for Mind and Body? Hop on Your Bike June 15, 2017

Cycling benefits your heart, muscles, waistline and disposition, experts say

Helping Your Kids Cope With Your Divorce June 14, 2017

Things Mom and Dad should agree on

Women More Likely to Remember Plus-Size Models June 13, 2017

It pays to use more realistic body types, small study suggests

Who Looks Obese to You? June 13, 2017

White women are expected to be thin, blacks not so much, study finds

'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier June 12, 2017

Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

Nearly 10 Million U.S. Adults Suffer From Mental Illness June 12, 2017

More than a third aren't getting help, federal study says

Could U.S. Election Results Be Harmful to Health? June 07, 2017

Review of Obama and Trump wins suggests impact on stress, disease levels

Overweight Kids Pay a Heavy Social Price June 07, 2017

They tend to have fewer friends, which can lead to depression and other emotional problems, researchers say

Teen Boys Treated for Assault Often Want Mental Health Care, Too June 07, 2017

Support can help adolescents recover and get back to school, researcher says

'Recovery-Oriented' Talk Therapy May Help Curb Schizophrenia June 06, 2017

Even very ill patients progressed over time, researchers report

What You Need to Know About Antidepressants June 02, 2017

They work by affecting brain chemicals that regulate mood, FDA explains

Conquering One Big Cancer Side Effect: Fear June 02, 2017

Three new therapy programs provide much-needed psychological support, researchers report

Can Online Treatment Replace Your Therapist? June 01, 2017

For people with mild or moderate depression, web-based versions might help, study finds

Elite High Schools Breed Higher Risk of Addiction: Study June 01, 2017

Rates are two to three times higher than national norms

Loneliness May Lead to Sleepless Nights June 01, 2017

Study suggests that feeling alone may make one feel less safe, unable to rest

Suicide Risk Is High for Psychiatric Patients Long After Discharge From Care May 31, 2017

Monitoring by doctors, family and friends is crucial, researchers and experts say

Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity? May 30, 2017

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

Autism's 'Worryingly' High Suicide Rates Spur Conference May 25, 2017

Signs of depression may differ from those seen in general population, researcher says

Suicide Risk Quadruples After Lung Cancer Diagnosis May 23, 2017

Doctors, loved ones need to be on the lookout for distress and depression, cancer specialist says

You're Less Apt to Fact-Check 'Fake News' When It's on Social Media: Study May 23, 2017

When users saw others looking at same report online, they were less likely to verify claims

Helping Ease Kids' Fears After Manchester Terror Attack May 23, 2017

Mental health experts say it's important for parents to encourage teens to follow through with their plans

City Life Tough on Teens' Mental Health May 23, 2017

Kids raised in urban areas 40 percent more likely to report psychotic experiences, study finds

1 in 4 Americans Knows Someone Hooked on Opioids: Poll May 22, 2017

Three-quarters believe that people can beat the addiction

Americans Skeptical of Corporate-Backed Health Research May 22, 2017

Study finding a red flag for scientists competing for dwindling funding sources for their work

Women Aren't Better at Reading People's Faces After All May 19, 2017

Study found men were just as good at gauging others in social settings

Suicide by Insulin? May 19, 2017

Self-harm and suicidal behavior may not always be obvious in people with diabetes

Brain Scans Spot Where Fear and Anxiety Live May 18, 2017

Unusually large 'striatum' is linked to inability to cope with uncertainty, research shows

Think You're a 'Fun Drunk?' A 'Mean Drunk?' Think Again May 16, 2017

Study finds people overestimate just how much boozing changes their personality

'Female Viagra' May Lift a Younger Woman's Libido May 15, 2017

But a pill might not address all the issues facing women who've lost their sex drive, researcher says

Study Sees Link Between Porn and Sexual Dysfunction May 12, 2017

It could be creating unrealistic expectations for young, inexperienced men, researcher says

Poverty May Be More Stressful for Women Than Men May 09, 2017

In study, living in a poor neighborhood triggered more anxiety for females, while males were less affected

That Store Mannequin May Be Anorexic May 08, 2017

British study finds measurements of most are similar to 'extremely underweight' women

After Suicide Attempt, a Phone Call Could Save a Life May 07, 2017

Simple follow-up can prevent a future try, study shows

Meditation Can Help Improve Focus in People With Anxiety May 05, 2017

Just 10 minutes each day might boost concentration, prevent mind wandering, small study suggests

'Dr. Google' May Undermine Parents' Trust in Their Pediatrician May 05, 2017

Tell the doctor what info you saw online so your concerns can be addressed, study suggests

Teen Suicide Thoughts, Self-Harm Cases Double in a Decade May 04, 2017

New U.S. study coincides with concern around issue after Netflix releases '13 Reasons Why'

Reasons Why Parents Should Be Wary of '13 Reasons Why' May 04, 2017

Netflix series is too explicit in depicting teen suicide while leaving out key elements, mental health experts warn

Striving for Facebook 'Likes' May Not Boost Your Self-Esteem May 03, 2017

Australian study found no bump up in mood or confidence, no matter how many likes users got

U.S. Workplaces Roiled by Post-Election Discord, Poll Finds May 03, 2017

Employees are feeling more stressed and cynical, and job productivity may suffer, survey finds

Mental Health Myths Abound in the U.S. May 02, 2017

For instance, survey finds less than half can recognize anxiety

California Handgun Sales Spiked After 2 Mass Shootings May 01, 2017

Researchers say some people respond with 'acquisition' while others 'revulsion'

Psychiatric Scars of Wartime Brain Injury May Linger for Years May 01, 2017

Study finds woes often continue, even if thinking, memory troubles subside

Are Bullies Getting Run Out of U.S. Schools? May 01, 2017

Abuse rates dropped about 2 percent a year over a decade, survey finds