Furthermore, WHO says the global burden of depressive disorders increased by 37.5% between 1990 and 2010 because of population growth and ageing.
UK researchers compared acupuncture as a treatment for depression with another non-drug therapy: counseling.
New research shows that most people diagnosed with depression do not actually meet the criteria for the illness.
Simon Whitehouse started his run at Central Park in New York on Saturday morning. He finished on Sunday afternoon in Philadelphia with a run up the steps of the Art Museum.
It is called acute stress disorder. This is a psychiatric diagnosis that we do not talk about much but it occurs in patients after witnessing, hearing about or being directly exposed to a traumatic event.
According to research from the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is the leading cause of non-fatal disability among people 15 to 44, and nothing else is even close.
When it comes to bipolar disorder many people who are being casually labeled with the condition don’t have it.
Montgomery County prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty for a 24-year-old Upper Merion man accused of using a sword to murder his parents and his twin brother in their home nearly a year ago.
According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, women who experience violence – including domestic violence, rape, sexual assault, and stalking – have a greater risk of developing mental health disorders.
A 47-year-old Conshohocken father of three who was found guilty but mentally ill for the beating death of his wife in front of their youngest son shortly before Christmas 2007 has been given the maximum […]