Transcranial magnetic stimulation is a safe, well-tolerated way to treat depression.
Postnatal depression is thought to affect up to 10% of fathers.
Areas of Danish towns and cities with fewer people and more cars come with a higher risk of depression.
There is often a long delay between the onset of bipolar symptoms and correct diagnosis and treatment which puts vulnerable young people at risk of suicide.
In the past, workers have been warned not to disclose their mental illness at work for fear of discrimination. But there can be many positives to telling your boss.
Study shows people in China and Finland express fewer negative emotions than other nations.
University students are particularly at high risk of depression. One global study suggests 21% of students have major depressive disorder.
Many studies show that consistent meditation practice lowers depression, anxiety and self-criticism.
Numerous studies indicate exercise as an effective treatment for people with existing depression and other mental illnesses, and exercising in nature can further improve mental well-being.
Receiving a cancer diagnosis and undergoing cancer treatment can be a traumatizing experience. Psychedelics like LSD, psilocybin and MDMA could help alleviate symptoms from cancer-related PTSD.
Postpartum depression can strike days, weeks or months after delivery, and the much rarer cases of psychosis can be difficult to detect.
Our research showed reading as a teenager was a stronger indicator of curiosity than, say, their mathematical ability.
Some psychologists suggest a cultural emphasis on safety is contributing to rising anxiety and depression among teens.
For those who need it, Adderall and other stimulants can be game-changing medications that help restore the chemical imbalances underlying ADHD. But for those who don’t, these drugs can be harmful.
There are a few reasons melatonin, a medication commonly taken for sleep difficulties, might have this effect.
Food insecurity remains a major health problem. And poorer households are disproportionately affected.
Some commercial products and practices are directly linked to avoidable ill health, planetary damage, and social and health inequity. Large transnational corporations are especially to blame.
Friendships are important, but are they always healthy? New research finds that teens who feel dominated by their friends experience lower self-esteem and more symptoms of anxiety and depression.
Antidepressants have been prescribed to millions of people with little thought about how those people will come off them.
An overreliance on medication as the first-line treatment for depression can lead some people to be labeled with treatment-resistant depression when there are other viable alternatives for relief.