Children’s lives are being stifled. No longer are they able to spend time with friends unsupervised, explore their community or hang around in groups without being viewed with suspicion.
Research using massive databases -- such as the Danish Psychiatric Central Research Register -- is enabling a whole new understanding of the links between life history, the gut and mental health.
The transition to parenthood comes with plenty of stress. A psychology researcher suggests that paid family leave could help lift some of the burden – with positive health benefits down the road.
There can be many benefits in practising mindfulness. But it's not a way to relax or escape from your problems.
There is a clear link between women who have experienced domestic violence and mental illness. This link needs to be better addressed in mental health services.
Almost half of people with depression don't appear as sad as you'd expect, but are at a particularly high risk of suicide.
Early intervention is a proven way to address the burden of mental ill health. We just need to better understand who is at risk of developing a mental disorder – and how best to treat them.
Young people turn to social media for support and encouragement, when society fails to help.
Popular accounts of the effects of microdosing don't quite match the experience of long-term microdosers, according to this new research.
Asylums were once designed to aid mental recovery – perhaps modern prisons should take note.
More than just home to artworks or historical artefacts, museums and galleries can help people reflect on their own health issues.
Medication and talking therapies are key to treating depression but eating a range of nutritious foods can also play a role in boosting our mood.
Research tells us goal setting is important, but not all goals are created equal. Here are five things to consider when setting goals for your final year in school.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
Social isolation is particularly common among early career academics – new research shows 64% of PhD candidates report such feelings.
Awareness campaigns can only go so far to stopping the stigmatization of mental health. Change occurs once we stop shaming ourselves and others for our bias.
A neuropsychologist explains the underlying brain mechanisms which stop people managing their emotions.
While the KonMari method will help many people declutter their houses and reassess what they really need, for people with clinical hoarding disorder the process is much more complicated.
The findings confirm that debate on issues related to minority groups' lives and well-being can significantly affect their mental health.
Retiring from a career in elite sports can be stressful in a number of ways, something the former tennis world number one understands very well.