People who are afraid of needles are twice as likely to be vaccine hesitant, new research shows.
Cognitive behavioural therapy research contains little data from minority groups. This makes it difficult to know whether this therapy is effective for everyone.
Apart from their functional purpose, products can also impact how we feel, both about ourselves and our situation.
A new study aims to understand how thoughts and feelings influence pain.
If Googling your health symptoms is taking over you’re day-to-day life and is distressing you, here are some ways to get help.
Insomnia impacts more than 20 per cent of women during pregnancy. And it is treatable.
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.
Recalling happy moments could make teenagers more resilient.
Technology could be a promising alternative to traditional therapy.
These four “natural” therapies for depression have rigorous, peer-reviewed scientific studies to support their use.
Almost a third of American adolescents have anxiety disorders. Researchers in developmental neuroscience are figuring out that how the brain matures over time may be part of the reason why.
The fallout from childhood cancer is much wider than just the patient and their parents.
Our genes are important when it comes to aptitude for sleeping soundly.
Sleep problems can lead to anxiety and depression, and vice versa. General improvements to sleep might be beneficial, whether a person has anxiety, depression, or both.
When does a healthy concern about your health tip over into illness anxiety?
While some respectable organisations have lists of recommended apps, very few of these apps are supported by experimental evidence.
Thousands of Australian men are sitting on waiting lists every year to get help to end their violent behaviour – even though behaviour change programs can reduce their likelihood of offending again.
Behavioural activation aims to increase engagement in activities we value, which boosts our chances of deriving pleasure and a sense of achievement from life.
Having already had depression or anxiety increases the risk of developing persistent pain, and developing a chronically painful condition dramatically increases chances of becoming depressed.
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.