ANN ARBOR, Mich.—It seems logical that programs to screen and manage depression in pregnant, HIV-positive Medicaid patients should already be in place, but they aren't.
If you spend hours during the night lying wide awake, trying to catch some sleep, you could be suffering from insomnia. If you already know that, then it might interest you to know that insomnia could be caused by the fear of the dark. ...
Teenagers are known to hurt themselves physically when they need to vent out their frustrations or negative emotions. But children as young as third-graders are doing the same, says a new study. ...
DARIEN, IL – A small study of Toronto college students is shedding light on a contributing factor of insomnia that might be hard to admit – an adult fear of the dark.
New research from the University of Warwick suggests getting more money may not make you happier, especially if you are neurotic.
Health experts agree that reducing the stigma associated with adolescent mental illness is an essential step toward increasing the number of teenagers who seek the help they need.
A new study has revealed that post stroke depression could be because of the changes in brain's network which involves emotional regulation.
The theory of depression given by Sigmund Freud is true, and now we have proof for that, a new study has revealed.
ANXIETY Only few children suffering from anxiety disorders undergo treatment. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen have looked into how many children who suffer from the most common yet treatable anxiety disorders that are actually diagnosed in the psychiatric system in Denmark. According to the researchers, the number is surprisingly low compared to other western countries, indicating that anxiety disorders in children and youth are disregarded in Denmark.
The problem of anxiety and depression is not something that is faced by adult alone anymore. Children as young as five year-olds are being treated for the same, shows NHS figures. The reasons for such mental problems in children of such young age have been determined as unemployment, financial problems or drug abuse among parents at home, say experts according to Mirror, UK. "Levels of emotional disorders are rising," NHS Solent clinical psychologist Barbara Inkson was quoted as saying by ...
If you are pregnant and taking antidepressants, chances are that you will deliver prematurely.
Shopaholics can now breathe a sigh of relief, as scientists say they can treat shopaholics with the pills used for Alzheimer's disease.
Alcohol makes people more prone to committing suicide by violent methods like hanging, using a firearm or by falling to death, says a new study.
A new psychological intervention has been shown to more than halve the trauma experienced by child victims of war, rape and sexual abuse.
When confronted with adverse situations such as the loss of a loved one, some people never fully recover from the pain. Others, the majority, pull through and experiment how the intensity of negative emotions (e.g. anxiety, depression) grows dimmer with time until they adapt to the new situation. A third group is made up of individuals whose adversities have made them grow personally and whose life takes on new meaning, making them feel stronger than before.