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Self-Harm on the Rise Among Teen Girls October 19, 2017

Behavior was strongly linked to greater suicide risk, UK study found

1 in 5 Young Women Who Tan Indoors Get Addicted October 19, 2017

Depression and worries about appearance common in those who can't skip the tanning bed, study finds

The Upsides and Downsides of Telecommuting October 19, 2017

Review suggests need for clearer boundaries between work, personal life

Schizophrenia Affects Brain's Communication Network October 18, 2017

Finding may help spur new research

States That Make You Wait to Buy Guns Have Fewer Deaths: Study October 16, 2017

Time to 'cool off' may prevent some homicides and suicides

Men Often Happier With Their 'Bromance' Than Their Romance October 13, 2017

In small study, most felt more comfortable sharing emotions, resolving problems with a male buddy

Can 'Magic Mushrooms' Kick-Start Depression Treatment? October 13, 2017

Psychedelic drug shows some promise for hard-to-treat cases in study

Daily 'Light Therapy' May Help Some With Bipolar Disorder October 12, 2017

Study found an hour in front of a light box helped ease depressive symptoms

What Are Today's Americans Afraid Of? October 11, 2017

Many more worried about environmental dangers since last Presidential election

Talk Therapy May Help Menopause Woes October 11, 2017

Sleep problems, depression eased in small study

Be 'Mindful' of the Hype October 10, 2017

Scientists call for rigorous research to back up mindfulness marketing claims

Stress Can Blind You to Danger October 10, 2017

Remaining 'In the Closet' at Work Stresses Gay Couples October 09, 2017

Men had more negative consequences by staying quiet

Suicide Up in U.S., Rural America Hit Hardest October 06, 2017

Men, working-age adults most at risk, CDC reports

The Benefits of 'Being in the Present' October 06, 2017

5 ways to practice mindfulness

Does a Drug's High Price Tag Cause Its Own Side Effects? October 05, 2017

Treatment-related worries might make you feel sick

Protecting Preemies From Stress Might Improve Later Mental Health October 05, 2017

Babies born at 2.2 pounds or less normally face higher risk of adult psychological issues

Older People May Be More Prone to Reveal Suicidal Thoughts October 04, 2017

1 in 4 admitted intent beforehand, opening an opportunity for prevention, researchers say

Americans More Open About Mental Health Issues, But Stigma Lingers October 03, 2017

Poll found many thought 'personal failings' were part of the cause of some conditions

Moving Just 1 Hour a Week May Curb Depression Risk October 03, 2017

Intensity of exercise didn't matter, and benefit leveled off after 2 hours of activity, study finds

Reassuring Kids After Another Senseless Tragedy October 02, 2017

Psychiatrists urge parents to stress to young concertgoers that events like Las Vegas shooting remain rare

Health Tip: Do You Need Psychological Therapy? October 02, 2017

Behaviors that may be concerning

Your Sociability May Hinge on 'Love Hormone' September 29, 2017

Oxytocin confers evolutionary advantages, study finds

Postpartum Depression Likely to Recur With Future Pregnancies September 26, 2017

Mood disorder seen in 1 in 200 new moms with no psychiatric history

Cancer Distress May Lead to Missed Appointments September 25, 2017

Doctors should consider patient's mental well-being, researcher says

Breast Cancer Radiation 'Less Scary' Than Thought September 25, 2017

Majority of patients report more tolerable experience than they expected

Cancer Patients May Have Undiagnosed Depression September 25, 2017

Mental health screening at start of and during cancer treatment is vital, study author says

Workers Without Paid Sick Leave Suffer Ill Effects September 22, 2017

Added stress may interfere with daily activities, study suggests

Lady Gaga's Fibromyalgia Puts Illness in the Spotlight September 22, 2017

Daily struggle with chronic pain, disability defines patients' lives, experts say

Asthma Drug Tied to Nightmares, Depression September 21, 2017

But experts stress Singulair also has lifesaving benefits

Who's Likely to Fall for Fake News? September 20, 2017

Trust the evidence, not your 'gut,' study suggests

Caring for a Sick Pet Can Really Drain You September 19, 2017

Emotional burden is steep, study shows, but vets can help owners cope

Suicidal Thoughts More Common for Transgender Youth September 15, 2017

Higher rates of depression and victimization may be why, researchers say

Smoking, Poor Diet Lead Global Death Causes September 15, 2017

But disease study of 195 areas also finds some hopeful signs with many people living longer

Hurricanes' Toll on Mental Health Will Linger September 14, 2017

Psychiatrist offers advice on coping with the aftermath

5 No-Calorie Hunger Busters September 14, 2017

Tricks to keep your appetite in check

Young Americans Lead Rise in Suicide Attempts September 13, 2017

People with less education, greater mental woes more likely to try, researchers say

Does Mother's Mental Health Affect Pregnancy? September 13, 2017

Having depression, panic disorder or anxiety disorder won't hurt your baby, researcher says

Hurricanes May Have Longer-Lasting Impact on Kids September 12, 2017

Child expert offers tips on helping youngsters recover from the storms

Regular Weigh-Ins May Help Prevent College Weight Gain September 11, 2017

Those who checked daily even lost a little bit

Mom-to-Be's Antidepressants Tied to Kids' Psychiatric Woes September 07, 2017

But study authors say findings need to be interpreted with caution

Sleepless Nights Plague Many Women in Middle Age September 07, 2017

Phases in and around menopause play a big role in insomnia, CDC study finds

Can a Digital Doctor Help You Sleep? September 07, 2017

New research says yes, and better-quality ZZZZs may help ease other mental health concerns

You're Only as Full as You Expect to Be September 07, 2017

People who ate the same amount of food were hungrier if they thought they got less food

Dog Walking a Treat for Pet and Owner Alike September 01, 2017

Study found the joy it brings is a bigger factor than wanting to exercise

Eating Feeds 'Feel Good' Hormones in the Brain August 31, 2017

Overstimulation of this system could play a role in obesity, researchers say

1 in 5 Moms Mum About Post-Pregnancy Blues August 29, 2017

Strong support networks increase chances a woman will reveal her symptoms, study says

Suicide a Danger for Some Women During Pregnancy: Study August 28, 2017

Notion this is the happiest time of life may be unrealistic

Are Her Chocolate Cravings a Product of the Culture? August 25, 2017

These premenstrual urges seem far more common among U.S. women than others, study suggests

How You Think About Your Arthritis Makes a Difference August 24, 2017

Confidence in your ability to remain active improves day-to-day life, study finds