Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz ripped up a doctor’s note excusing him from work on the day he crashed a crowded passenger plane into a mountain, according to investigators.
According to a study published in the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, suicide rates among adults ages 40-64 have increased about 40 percent since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007.
According to a US government survey, more than half of middle-aged men with depression were also smokers. There was a link among women as well.
Winter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
In body dysmorphic disorder, a person is preoccupied with an imagined deficit in the appearance of one or more body parts.
Teenagers often fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed about the problem.
Poll: 1 In 5 Superstorm Sandy Survivors Still Suffer Serious Distress; Half Feel They Need Mental Health Assistance
Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy many survivors are still trying to figure out their housing and it has taken a toll on their mental health.
In a recent study, only 26% of attempts to make an appointment with a psychiatrist were successful.
Stressful family situations can lead to elevated levels of stress hormones and the future development of health problems.
It’s called “whatsmym3″ and it’s a test that can be taken daily to indicate signs of depression and other mental issues that could lead to suicide.
Depression can be a major issue during the teenage years, but far too many teenagers fail to seek help from depression because they’re embarrassed.
At the kiosk, users can type in answers to questions on a touchscreen. Results are analyzed, and referrals are printed for where you can get professional help if warranted.
To determine whether a student poses a direct threat and meets eligibility requirements, a University must perform a five-step legal analysis.
Millions of families struggle with mental health issues. Doctors say they often feel ashamed or embarrassed. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl has more on an event today aimed at fighting the stigma.
You can now get a blood pressure reading and may soon be able to find out if you need mental health counseling as you wait at the local pharmacy.