Same-sex attracted people have poorer mental health than their heterosexual peers, but In jurisdictions that have legalised same-sex marriage, the gap between the two is much smaller.
One First Nations community stands out in northern Ontario, for its low rates of suicide and other mental health challenges. The residents say it's all about their connection to the land.
When teen romance crashes, adults often see it as trivial or "character building." The truth is, breakups are a major cause of suicide, drug use and self-harm.
Women who don't get enough to eat while pregnant face a high risk of developing common mental illnesses like depression and anxiety during pregnancy and after giving birth.
Mass graves are being dug for hundreds of those killed in a nation once more gripped by grief.
Some depression is caused by environmental factors, and some is biological.
Some signs seem to suggest that students studying law are prone to mental health problems and substance abuse.
People with the same condition can respond differently to the same treatment. This is why personalised treatment is so important in all fields of medicine, including psychology.
Gender is important in defining susceptibility and exposure to a number of mental health risks. Gender can also explain differences in mental health outcomes.
Heart racing, quick breathing and tension headaches are just some of the ways stress changes your body.
In medical training and practice, gender differences have at last become a vital part of diagnosis and treatment.
In a series of experiments, we showed the high value we place on happiness is not only associated with increased levels of depression, it may actually be the underlying factor.
Research shows planners and built environment professionals have surprisingly poor knowledge about how cities might harm mental health. The good news is that simple steps can make a big difference.
This article discusses the impact of a stroke on the stroke survivor and their carer's social and mental health.
A new paper published today has reported a small increase in the number of children born with autism from mothers who were using antidepressant medication while pregnant.
Autism manifests in different ways. The signs are often less visible in women than in men, leading many to be underdiagnosed.
Two US researchers have traced the majority of cancers to DNA replication errors during our natural cell replacement. Their finding asks for a renewed inquiry into the role of "chance" in cancer.
Our brain and gut are constantly talking to each other, so it makes sense mental health and stomach issues have a close relationship.
How academic sleuthing uncovered the Edinburgh setting for a historic meeting of three of the greatest war poets
A recent study finds that friends ought not let friends with dementia be lonely. The surprising part? Why staying friends is good for the friend without dementia as well as for the one who has it.