Netherlands study identifies five insomnia subtypes that differ by personality traits, risk for depression, brain activity, and response to treatment.
New research draws a link between infection with the Epstein-Barr virus and schizophrenia, though cause and effect relationships remain unclear.
Three common drugs typically prescribed for cardiovascular problems or diabetes could also help fight the symptoms of severe mental health conditions.
Orgasmic dysfunction is when a person cannot orgasm despite feeling sufficiently sexually aroused. In this article, we cover the causes, symptoms, and possible treatments.
A recent study demonstrates that being bullied can have long-lasting effects on the structure of the brain, raising the risk of mental health problems.
Emerging evidence suggests that experiencing negative moods often may put our health in danger by affecting inflammation levels in our bodies.
I had what appeared to be the perfect life. Then my life spiralled into substance abuse and depression. This is the story of my addiction and my recovery.
L-5 hydroxytryptophan (5-HTP) is a naturally occurring compound in the body. It is related to the production of serotonin, so some people think that it may aid weight loss, treat sleep problems, and help manage depression. Learn more about 5-HTP supplements in this article.
A large review of existing studies confirms that Internet-based CBT apps are an effective way of treating mild, moderate, and severe depression.
New research shows just how powerful your imagination can be and how you can tap into this hidden resource to overcome your fears and anxieties.
New research confirms that there is a link between vitamin D deficiency in early life and an increased risk of developing schizophrenia later on.
Valium and Xanax are both benzodiazepines. As sedatives, they have some uses in treating anxiety, but the two can cause slightly different side effects and interactions, and both can result in dependency and withdrawal. Learn more about the differences between Valium and Xanax here.
My name is Carrie Cantwell, and I am an Emmy-nominated graphic designer and writer. I also have bipolar II disorder. This is my story.
Multiple sclerosis affects the nerves in the body and may also affect mood. Learn more about the causes of multiple sclerosis mood swings, and the best treatment options, here.
In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor talks mental well-being during the holiday season. How does the MNT editorial team alleviate festive stress?
Do you have a 'healthy personality?' Researchers claim to have mapped out the personality traits that can help a person thrive in life.
People with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease can also experience severe anxiety. A new trial puts to the test an effective coping strategy.
Can personality help predict how long you will live? A newly published study suggests that personality traits in adolescence may speak to mortality risk.
A new study zooms in on four genetic variants that influence the likelihood of death by suicide. It also finds 207 genes that need further investigation.
A new analysis attempts to end a long-standing debate in psychiatry. The researchers asked whether testosterone really can relieve depression in men.
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