Previous studies showing links between smartphone use and poor mental health are based on flimsy evidence.
University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
Exercise can improve mood and mental health, which may drop during the winter months.
Every election triggers distress for some people. Here are some ways to possibly cope.
This brain region also shows how effective certain treatments will be.
Schools can impact the mental health and well-being of not just students but their parents, too.
Traumatic experiences (usually of shame or defeat) lead many people across the globe to cut themselves off from social contact and withdraw from society.
It’s clear that the pandemic has affected mental health. Researchers have now identified how extensively: Five stress scales with interconnecting symptoms combine to form COVID-19 stress syndrome.
Depression and diabetes can occur together, and put huge strain on patients and health systems. Depression in patients with diabetes can cause poor self-management and poor treatment adherence.
Our mental health and economy are suffering from this pandemic. Parent support programs are a proven way to improve both.
Social media and changing ideas about masculinity are making more and more young men believe their body is too small, skinny or insufficiently muscular.
Health-care workers' access to personal protective equipment, along with appropriate infection control procedures, affected their mental health during the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A sense of purpose and a social bond on the pitch.
Dementia and depression are two diagnoses that rob older adults of health and happiness. Despite their obvious differences, it is becoming ever more apparent that the two conditions are connected.
Treating people with PTSD may help lower their risk of developing dementia.
Current treatments for multimorbidity involve taking multiple drugs to manage symptoms, which often has adverse health effects.
As we clear the path towards a COVID-normal, mental illness prevention must be prioritised. Including it as a focus of the National Preventive Health Strategy could be a start.
September is Alzheimer's Awareness Month and therefore a good time to talk about dementia. Alzheimer's is the most common dementia, but there are others to be aware of, a gerontologist explains.
Teaching deaf babies sign language improves the success of cochlear implants – and also safeguards their long-term physical and mental health.
Our research suggests the health benefits of lifting weights rival, or even exceed, those of aerobic exercise. So why do so few of us do it?