With shootings and explosions and a coup in recent weeks, it's only natural that anxiety would besiege us. There are research-tested ways, however, that can help us deal with it.
A new baby is life-changing for all parents, but for those whose babies are born too early, the challenges can be immense.
Freezing might have psychological benefits. Many people who “freeze” report little or no memory of the trauma.
New research reveals some startling findings and discovers the problem is worst in the West.
Having already had depression or anxiety increases the risk of developing persistent pain, and developing a chronically painful condition dramatically increases chances of becoming depressed.
If presented with a client who has death anxiety, we ask them to tell us what exactly they fear about death. Once we have this information, there are several approaches to treating fear of death.
Spanking does not lead to better behavior by children. Instead, it could lead to some adverse, long-term consequences.
Smartphones, tablets and computers are increasingly expanding the availability of health services. This means we can access help anonymous at a time and place that suits us.
In Meyerism, the fictional cult in Hulu's new TV series "The Path," a psychologist sees similarities to real-life cults.
Warning: gross but highly sharable pictures of holes that might fill you with disgust.
Over five million students of the approximately 11 million students in community colleges nationwide suffer from a mental health problem.
Claustrophobia is a fear of being trapped, but is it irrational?
The potential harms associated with using cannabis depend, above all others, on two things: the age at which you first begin to use cannabis and the frequency, dose and duration of use.
Could it be that in some cases, changes in the gut are actually driving mood disorders rather than the other way around? Mounting evidence suggests this is likely to be the case.
Why thinking about death makes us more religious, conservative and prejudiced.
Studies show that Facebook addiction and Facebook stalking are very real, and do us no good.
Public 'restroom' is a euphemism of the highest order.
Many adolescent pressures are age old, others newer, such as having followers on social media.
Australians have come a long way in understanding depression. Most recognise the symptoms and believe in the value of professional help. But anxiety disorders have been left behind.
Biological and genetic explanations of mental illness can weaken people’s sense of control and optimism, and create a bias against effective psychological interventions.