Fresh hope for sufferers of mental illness.
Development design needs to focus more on natural resources for the benefit of human health.
Lucid dreaming is showing some promise in treating nightmares. Could it help treat some mental illnesses, too?
Young people whose parents have cancer report levels of psychological distress that are three to six times higher than others their age.
Empathy seems to be the key to developing friendships. It's especially important for young men establishing supportive friendships with young women.
New research reveals some startling findings and discovers the problem is worst in the West.
A few high-profile cases of jail inmates who committed suicide reveal only a fraction of the problem. NYU expert digs into why jail suicides may be on the rise -- again.
While it's important to increase the diagnosis of depression and find a treatment plan that suits the individual, simply writing more scripts for antidepressants isn't the answer.
The increasing placebo response rate in depression is likely driven by an increasing expectation that treatment will work.
Mental health problems need to be addressed to control the HIV epidemic, but such treatment is not yet part of the HIV care package in sub-Saharan Africa.
Eight weeks of deadlines, debates, press releases, public appearances and handshaking. What should politicians and their teams do to stay healthy and sane?
Young women (and men) have been dramatically restricting their calorie intake for centuries, but not all the symptoms of modern anorexia have always been present.
Taking some nutrient supplements together with antidepressants can enhance the medication's effects, our new research has found.
Throughout the medical profession, there is a culture of fear surrounding mental illness.
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.
Children are increasingly being exposed to more violence. The impact? They could get desensitized to violence and come to believe that it is an acceptable way to solve problems.
The relationship between insomnia and mental illness is bidirectional: about 50% of adults with insomnia have a mental health problem; up to 90% of adults with depression have sleep problems.
The way it's portrayed in the media you'd think it was certain that the internet made children unhappy. The evidence says otherwise.
Schools need to change the way they work to support the emotional well-being of our children.
We all know that stress can wreak havoc on your health but what does it do to your genes?