Abuse affects all sexes.
When we think of post-traumatic stress disorder, we tend to think of soldiers returning from war. But other sections of society are far more likely to suffer from repeated bouts of trauma.
A new study has for first time placed a dollar value on how much it would cost the government to replace those who unofficially care for family members with mental illness.
A suicide in Tijuana casts bleak light on the trauma that undocumented immigrants face in Donald Trump's America.
The DOJ has found excessive use of force in the Baltimore, Ferguson and Chicago police departments. Could a solution be found by seeing the police as victims of violence as well?
Citizens do not have enough say in how mental health services are planned, funded and run in Australia. Here's why that needs to change.
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.
Owning a cat during pregnancy has been linked with later mental health problems in the child. But moggies may have been unfairly maligned.
Repealing a legal provision that excludes people in prison or jail from Medicaid could improve access to treatment, save state and local governments money and reduce recidivism.
Some people have terrifying delusions they are infested with insects, spiders or even small animals. But help is available.
Mahlangu's resignation over the deaths of mental patients sets her apart from her colleagues in government. But, it does not portend a new trend in political accountability for the governing ANC.
The 94 people with mental health disorders who died after they were moved from the Life Esidemeni facility and put into inadequate care shows the poor state of mental health care in South Africa.
A South African politician under whose watch 94 psychiatric patients died resigned this week. But should she be taken to court to be held properly accountable?
The Conversation asked eight authors from across its sections to tell us about their favourite podcasts – and why you should tune in.
Australia needs to tackle the widespread belief that it's fair or feasible for people to work long hours without compromising either their health or gender equality.
Australia is a place that prides itself on the fair go. And yet, all is clearly not well.
Workers in the gig economy may need to family members, online services or mentors to preserve their mental health.
Are you neurotic? This may be due to a thick cerebral cortex
Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) has written a proposal to repeal Obamacare, a program under the Department of Health and Human Services, which he would head. Here are things to consider for his next hearing.