As fans of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain try to make sense of their tragic deaths, a question arises for many. How can people who seem to have everything end up ending their lives?
The suicides this week of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain shocked and saddened many. And the news was disturbing. Why is it so hard to know who might commit suicide?
Figuring out what causes diseases like autism, schizophrenia and depression is tricky. Now Stanford University researchers are turning blood into brain cells to study these diseases in a dish.
People with congenital heart disease are at greater risk of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder. Scientists are beginning to discover why.
Despite the controversy over the graphic content, this Netlix drama could be a lifeline for young people.
Depression can have a profound impact on mothers and their children. But women often have no idea that they have depression – nor do their medical providers.
Feeling that others are disappointed and disapprove of you and you must be perfect puts you at risk for depression.
Childhood depression, the deadliest illness facing children, often goes untreated. Sometimes, this is because parents do not want their children to be treated. Should this be considered child abuse?
More than half of vets consider a change of job, despite considerable financial, emotional and intellectual investment.
Largest study to date finds link between disturbed circadian rhythm and mood disorders.
We usually focus on the physical health effects of the pill, yet the most common reason women stop or change the pill is mental health side effects.
From opioids to endocannabinoids, an exercise scholar digs into the science to explain the mental health benefits of a regular workout.
Our new study has found that people who suffer from severe mental illness are at a much higher risk of dying from preventable diseases and conditions.
Trust Me, I’m An Expert: how Syrian refugees are using exercise to improve mental health.
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Last year, two researchers flew to Gaziantep in southern Turkey, where about one in four people are Syrian refugees, to explore how exercise might help improve mental health.
Australia's complex and awkward system of workplace income support is a barrier to working with an illness or injury.
Making mothers happy is important for the wellbeing of the babies. How can we do that?
Today's students are at increasingly high risk for mental health diagnoses. Universities need to step up.
Media portrayals don't help misconceptions about disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. So what do these terms actually mean?
Many athletes struggle with joblessness, depression or a lack of purpose as they enter retirement.
Menopausal hormone fluctuations can have a significant impact on women's mental health, with some women more vulnerable to these changes than others.