A new analysis attempts to end a long-standing debate in psychiatry. The researchers asked whether testosterone really can relieve depression in men.
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects people in different ways, but there are some common symptoms. In this article, learn what it feels like to have RA and how to cope.
Doctors prescribe Cymbalta to treat depression, anxiety, and some chronic pain disorders. Research suggests that taking Cymbalta can cause modest changes in body weight. Learn more here.
New research examines the trends in mental health diagnoses among U.S. college students and finds significant increases in anxiety and depression.
Emotional exhaustion can arise after a period of excessive stress. Some people are more at risk than others, including those in demanding jobs or with caring responsibilities. People may not always recognize the signs of emotional exhaustion. Here, we look at the symptoms, risk factors, treatments, and prevention.
If your relationship is making you so unhappy, why is it so hard to break up? A new study finds an unexpected answer to this question.
A recently conducted randomized control trial has found that people who practice meditation are more resilient to stress and better at handling emotions.
Using machine-learning technology, scientists may soon be able to accurately predict a diagnosis of depression by examining Facebook posts.
Diabetes can severely impact a person's mental health. This may be why people with this condition are more at risk of death by suicide or due to alcohol.
Stress is a biological response to demanding situations and a regular part of daily life. Stress becomes chronic when the body’s response goes on for a prolonged period. Chronic stress can have a range of health effects. Learn more about these effects and how to manage chronic stress here.
Can diet impact the effectiveness of treatment for bipolar disorder, particularly in the case of depressive episodes? A new study addresses this question.
At the bottom of all negative personality traits, there is the same driving factor, some researchers argue. A new study explains what this 'dark core' is.
Depression with psychosis, or psychotic depression, happens when someone with major depression also experiences psychosis. This is a serious mental health condition that needs medical attention and has a high risk of suicide. Find out the symptoms, treatments, and recovery for depression with psychosis here.
Meclizine oral tablet is a prescription medication used to treat vertigo (a condition that causes you to feel like you or the room is spinning). Meclizine oral tablet is only available as a generic drug. It doesn’t have a brand-name version. Learn about meclizine’s side effects, warnings, dosage, and more.
New research has found that the busier a person is, the more likely they are to make better, more healthful choices, including diet, exercise, and money.
Hugs, kisses, and other forms of affective touch have an important impact on our physical and psychological health. Read this Spotlight to find out more.
Researchers find that one treatment for atrial fibrillation effectively improves the symptoms of anxiety and depression linked with this condition.
In this Spotlight, we explore the phenomenon that is lucid dreaming. We explain what it is, what to do to achieve it, and whether it brings any risks.
Anxiety seems to be taking over society. In this article, we ask whether anxiety really is on the rise, and why it might be increasing in prevalence.
According to new research, mental health apps commonly overdiagnose their users. The team conducted a content analysis of 61 mental health apps.
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