Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) can contribute to some mental health conditions, including depression. In this article, we look at the link between PsA and depression, as well as treatments and coping strategies.
A pilot clinical trial has found that a new type of electrical stimulation therapy can be very effective in treating the symptoms of major depression.
Researchers have uncovered evidence suggesting that sleep loss can make us want to avoid social contact, while also sending a 'keep away' signal to others.
An intriguing new study concludes that the negative impacts of stress may depend on how much control we have over the source of it.
New research examines whether having a history of mental health issues influences a person's outlook after they receive a cancer diagnosis.
A new randomized clinical trial investigates whether different dietary interventions could help overweight people and people with obesity avoid depression.
Zoloft is a drug doctors sometimes use for the treatment of bipolar disorder, alongside others. Some side effects include nausea, diarrhea, and indigestion. Learn more about Zoloft and bipolar here.
New research in rodents uncovers mental health benefits of microdosing but also identifies potential effects on neuronal growth and metabolism.
Mania and hypomania are periods when a person feels unusually elated or energized. They are often symptoms of different types of bipolar disorder. In this article, we discuss the similarities and differences between mania and hypomania.
To receive a bipolar disorder diagnosis, a person must have a manic episode, a depressive episode, or both. Specific types have specific diagnostic criteria. Learn more about bipolar diagnosis here.
Many people with bipolar disorder find that some symptoms can lead to risky sexual behavior and difficulties in relationships. Here, learn about management strategies and more.
People with bipolar disorder can experience episodes of depression. They can manage these symptoms with medication, therapy, and other treatments. Learn more here.
Bipolar disorder and ADHD share some symptoms, but their treatments are different. In this article, we discuss diagnosis and how to tell the two conditions apart.
The MNT team jetted off to NYC for our year start meeting this month, to discuss exciting plans for 2019 and beyond. Managing Editor Honor Whiteman reveals more.
The symptoms of mania in bipolar disorder include high energy levels, euphoria, and elevated self-esteem. Learn more about bipolar mania symptoms here.
A new study uncovers emerging evidence suggesting that growing up in close contact with nature may help us enjoy good mental health throughout adulthood.
Small penis syndrome is not a physical condition but long-term anxiety about the size of one's penis. It is a type of body dysmorphic disorder. Learn more about the symptoms here.
Panic attacks occur when a person experiences a sudden onset of fear and distress. Panic attacks can also happen at night and possibly wake a person from sleep. Learn more about panic attacks that occur at night here.
While masturbation is not likely to have any effect on whether a person develops depression, having depression can affect a person’s libido and sexual function. Learn more here.
Cutting is a type of self-harm. Although it can be a challenging habit to break, there are many ways to prevent yourself or others from cutting. Learn about them here.
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