Man Accused Of Shooting Father On Schuylkill Expressway Committed For Mental Health EvaluationKymere Corbin is currently being held in the Montgomery County prison, but a judge has ordered him committed to Norristown State Hospital for treatment for a period not to exceed 90-days.
Student-Parent Coalition Wants Penn To Get Serious About Mental Health IssuesA group of students and parents wants the University of Pennsylvania to offer more mental health counseling to students after seven suicides were reported in two years.
Mental Health Screening Kiosk Opens Outside Of Drexel University Rec CenterThe 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.
Emotional Turmoil Takes Its TollA marriage or relationship in emotional turmoil may be as harmful for your health as smoking cigarettes or a poor diet.
Limit Multi-tasking To Avoid RisksResearch has shown that for all of us there is a breaking point for multi-tasking and the risks can be significant.
Millions Of Americans Suffer From Panic DisorderPanic disorder impacts six million people and two thirds of them are women.
R'nel: More Concerned With Extra Bag Fee Than Mental HealthGermanwings 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.
Study: Suicide Rates Among Middle-Aged Adults Have Sharply IncreasedAccording 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.
Survey Finds Link Between Depression And SmokingAccording 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.
How To Beat The Winter Blues And Avoid Cabin FeverWinter is all fun and games…until after New Years’ Eve.
Understanding Body Dysmorphic DisorderIn body dysmorphic disorder, a person is preoccupied with an imagined deficit in the appearance of one or more body parts.
Teens Reluctant To Seek Help For Depression Because Of Social StigmaTeenagers 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 AssistanceNearly 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.
Psychiatrists Widely Unavailable For Those With Mental IllnessIn a recent study, only 26% of attempts to make an appointment with a psychiatrist were successful.
Stressful Home Life Can Make You SickStressful family situations can lead to elevated levels of stress hormones and the future development of health problems.