Mental health care for teen mothers is not part of routine health facilities in Nairobi's informal settlements.
New research shows that perfectionism has increased dramatically over the last 25 years, and that perfectionists become more neurotic and less conscientious as time passes.
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.
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.
A neuropsychologist explains the underlying brain mechanisms which stop people managing their emotions.
In this photography-based research project, gay men document their struggles with body image, and challenge current beauty standards.
Not much is known about the long-term consequences of cerebral palsy, especially on mental health.
One study found that people with brown eyes were more susceptible to the disorder.
Research indicates exercise is effective for improving mood and preventing the development of depression in young people.
School children with attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) have limited access to care in South Africa's education and health sectors.
With the exception of anger, women experience emotions more intensely and share their emotions more openly with others.
Studies show oestrogen protects against depression and psychotic symptoms. So falls in the hormone, as happens before menstruation, can lead to depressive and other symptoms of mental illness.
From weekend walks with your doctor to free gym memberships, there is a global movement afoot.
These four “natural” therapies for depression have rigorous, peer-reviewed scientific studies to support their use.
Half of Australians feel lonely for at least one day a week, while one in four feel lonely for three or more days. This can impact on sleep, heart health and levels of anxiety.
As their kids get older, should parents should be more – not less – vigilant?
Indonesia should start investing in mental health care and ensuring that each Puskesmas has enough human resources to detect, treat and care for people with mental disorders.
The process of grieving can happen in stages. But these stages are rarely experienced in the same way by one bereaved person and another.
With an estimated prevalence of four per cent, fetal alcohol syndrome disorder (FASD) is more common than autism. And yet is it surrounded by myth and stigma.
Beyond medication and psychological treatments, there are steps all of us can take to alleviate stress, improve our mood and take care of our mental health. Here are five to get you started.