Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is not the only game in town when it comes to treating depression in teenagers.
Social media use is weakly associated with depressed mood in the young, but it's not clear which way cause and effect runs.
Professionals in rural and regional Australia such as hairdressers, accountants and bank managers often play the role of counsellors too.
Chronic pain often comes with other illnesses. Researchers have now shown that genetics can play a part in how likely you are to suffer.
Depression and anxiety during pregnancy are only recently gaining attention. But seeking help early can make a big difference for expecting mothers – and for their children and families.
Can new ways of using electric currents to stimulate the brain help reduce symptoms of one of the most debilitating eating disorders?
Critics have portrayed ECT as a form of medical abuse. Yet many psychiatrists, and more importantly, patients, consider it to be safe and effective. Few medical treatments have such disparate images.
Using sensors on smartphones and smartwatches can shed light on patients' symptoms of depression, even identifying ones they didn't notice or share with counselors.
Until now, the processes that lead some girls to start developing before others have been poorly understood.
Research shows that kindness towards oneself, or self compassion, could improve motivation.
Seawater has been used to treat skin problems, sinuses and mental health issues for centuries. And the evidence largely stacks up.
Over a quarter of medical students suffer depression. Almost half of US physicians say they’re burnt out. A doctor reflects on how much more burdensome and less fulfilling the profession has become.
How you use social media can provide warning signs of depression or anxiety.
About a quarter of medical students show symptoms of depression, and one in ten report suicidal thoughts.
The current education system lends itself to heightened stress levels among staff – and the empowerment of bullies.
Men who see themselves as playboys, and as having power over women, are more prone to poor mental health than those who conform less to traditionally masculine norms, according to a new study.
People given taurine had significantly improved overall mental health symptoms, including those of psychosis, compared to those given placebo.
While some respectable organisations have lists of recommended apps, very few of these apps are supported by experimental evidence.
If you’re an Australian teenager or young adult diagnosed with cancer, there’s good news: overall survival rates are good and getting better. But what can you expect from life after cancer treatment?
Taking antidepressants during pregnancy is linked with various health issues, but stopping taking antidepressants can be even more problematic.