Hypothyroidism – or an underactive thyroid gland – is a relatively common problem. First, get checked for it. Then, if you have it, get treated.
Acute stress disorder often occurs in patients after witnessing, hearing about or being directly exposed to a traumatic event.
The mental health screening is anonymous. You walk up to the kiosk, and there are a bunch of yes-or-no questions on various topics including depression, anxiety and bipolar disorder.
What scientists found is that “persistently high depressive symptoms were associated with increased stroke risk,” even in those whose symptoms had abated between interviews.
A new study finds the young children of fathers who were depressed in their first year were more likely to show negative behaviors.
If you sometimes feel you focus too much energy on obsessing over past slights or regrets, you might want to add probiotics to your diet.
Researchers noted, however, that the findings do not indicate that Facebook actually causes depression.
What we think about ourselves can have a big impact on our overall health. But there is help.
The research, which was done by the University of Buffalo’s Research Institute on Addictions (RIA), used animal models to look at the effects of the components in marijuana and is still in the early stages.
It seems that anxiety around rising student debt, securing at least two internships before graduation and trying to find a job in the tough economy is taking a toll on students as young as 18.
If you’ve ever wondered whether those Sundays you spent binge-watching Downton Abbey or Homeland are a sign of something more serious, stop and take a breath: They might be.
Sleep deprivation has been shown to have damaging effects in all age groups. But, sleep plays perhaps the greatest role during the teen years.
By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Our mood can affect our health – and you might be surprised how it happens. For instance, when you’re depressed, your body produces more inflammatory proteins […]
If you tend to feel intense guilt over things that happened in your past – and replay them over and over in your mind – you might want to read this.
A new study which focused on 2,800 men and women found women in positions of authority are more likely to be depressed than female subordinates.