Anxiety is the most common mental health problem affecting U.S. children.
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Up to 20% of US children have an anxiety disorder, and many suffer in silence.
The U.S. military released a defoliant called Agent Orange over the South Vietnam countryside to weaponize the forest during the Vietnam War as part of the Operation Ranch Hand project.
Green spaces can be used as non-coercive modes of warfare to further social cohesion and diminish the likelihood of insurgency.
If you want to improve your mental health, start by believing you can.
Our study shows that people who believe they can do things to improve their mental health have higher wellbeing.
Mental health labels can be powerful and hurtful. We sat down with young patients, families and doctors to brainstorm new names for mental health conditions.
Misbehavior increases the risk of being bullied.
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Children who are bullied in school are at higher risk for depression and anxiety later in life.
Mental health and socio-economic factors were identified as heightening the risk of self-harm for teenagers.
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Data linkage, assessing information from over 113,000 teenagers in South London, addresses important gaps in research on the mental health and socio-economic risk factors for self-harm.
Mental health professionals who have experienced mental illness have much to offer to their patients.
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Psychologists have mental health difficulties and illnesses at the same rate as the general population – but the profession has long stigmatized talking about them in public.
Video calls often show people an image of themselves.
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Mirrors, selfies and knowing other people are looking at you all cause people to think of themselves as objects. Video calls are all three in one and are likely increasing the harms of self-objectification.
There are few courses or programs that teach men relationship skills from the perspective of healthy masculinity.
Healthy relationships have a positive influence on men’s health and mental health. Prioritizing relationship skills for men is one way to approach the global crisis in male suicide.
Many women have to wait years for a diagnosis.
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Not having the proper diagnosis as a child can have a serious impact on mental health in adulthood.
Mental health services aren’t meeting young people’s needs, particularly during the global pandemic. But research shows parents can learn how to reduce anxiety and depression in early teens.
This generation finds itself part of a problem it did not create, but it is also part of the solution.
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There are ways to convey the hard scientific facts about climate change and help young generations adapt in the face of adversity and manage change over time.
Students often built their timetables around their caring responsibilities.
The burden of mental illness in South Africa is high.
The loss of income, economic and food insecurity, fear of infection, and death of family members resulted in feelings of frustration, anxiety and depression.
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A new study has explored whether cardiovascular risk factors are associated with a higher likelihood of depression.
Euphoria, which has aired on HBO since 2019, continues to be a popular hit.
Euphoria tackles the status quo head on with an esthetic that transgresses the codes of television, while criticizing several taboos and social issues.
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His major work The Quiet Violence of Dreams is about a young man undergoing a mental breakdown, something that the novelist also experienced.
We reviewed all the research on mental health during the first year of COVID lockdowns. Here’s what we found.
More than two years into the pandemic the world is a very different place. But this only partly explains different people’s responses to COVID.
For decades, doctors and patients have used telemedicine. But it gained wider use when the COVID-19 pandemic led to canceled appointments and closed clinics.
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By creating both an urgent need for mental health care and the need to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the pandemic is enabling telemedicine to go mainstream.