Around 140 Australian nursing-home residents have taken their own lives between 2000 and 2013, our new study shows.
New research reveals the burden of depression on individuals with autism, and that depression rates are higher among those with above average IQ.
A growing body of scientific evidence is making clear the connection between good nutrition and good mental health.
As austerity bites, people are turning to social media for help with mental issues. Despite the fact that even Facebook agrees social media can be bad for mental health.
Treatment for nervous exhaustion in the Victorian era could literally drive you mad.
Genetic research could help us produce new ways of diagnosing and treating depression and suicidal ideation – including a 'death smell test'.
There are many reasons people drink, including to have fun or cope with other problems. Knowing their motivations will allow us to tailor programs to help those who may struggle with alcohol use.
In a survey of 80 teens and college-aged Americans, most said they'd experienced physical or emotional distress before and after the 2016 presidential election.
On the heels of a new report that shows depression and anxiety are the top reasons college students seek counseling, a psychiatry professor lists a variety of factors behind the trend.
Many cultures still experience silence and shame around mental health issues. But that doesn't mean they don't need help.
New research shows that people with depression use words such as 'always', 'nothing' or 'completely' more often than others.
Talking about mental health challenges is not always so easy for young immigrant and refugee men in Canada, according to research from the University of British Columbia.
Can today's crisis in mental health be seen as the result of neoliberalism, the 2007/08 financial crisis and the austerity policies that followed?
At the ages of 6-7, when children are transitioning to starting school, 14% have high levels of emotional problems, including depression and anxiety. This percentage is higher in the later years.
As Bell Let's Talk Day approaches, we profile mental health experts practicing culturally sensitive treatments for depression and anxiety among Canada's immigrant, refugee and Indigenous communities.
At less than 2 years old, children of mothers with increasing depressive symptoms can show signs of added stress and quicker cellular aging.
The human brain is 'programmed' to believe in Blue Monday. But here's how to turn it into Happy Monday.
Understanding the role of cortisol in suicide risk may lead to new treatments.
Taking more exercise is a New Year's resolution to stick to. Exercise reduces risks of depression, cancers, heart disease, stroke and sudden death.
Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year, and dogs are a vital support for many of the most vulnerable in our society.