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Michael Jackson's Former Personal Chef Dishes on His Eating Habits - Great Ideas : People.com

It’s <b>Michael Jackson</b>‘s birthday on Saturday, and his former personal chef is serving up some of the pop star’s favorite dishes to commemorate it. <br>Mani …

Should you tell your boss about mental illness? Absolutely | Eleanor Morgan

Ruby Wax’s advice threatens to reverse the progress many employers have made on this delicate issue<p>If you become mentally ill, don’t – whatever you do – tell your boss. That’s Ruby Wax’s advice. The comedian and author, who was recently awarded an OBE for her services to mental health, told the …

Mental Health

Live-Action Deadpool Will Not Have Schizophrenia

Ryan Reynold’s Merc With A Mouth will certainly be loony in 20th Century Fox’s Deadpool, but will he be downright insane?<p>No, apparently. As a new …

Lark Voorhies Defends Husband After Mom Files Restraining Order

ET's Kevin Frazier sat down with <i>Saved by the Bell</i> star Lark Voorhies and her husband, music producer Jimmy Green, getting them to open up about their …

The Psychology of Inspirational Women: X-Men’s Jean Grey

I’m always Jean. And I’m always the Phoenix. I died. I scattered in a trillion directions. And then started to pull together again, outside the White …

Director claims Amy Winehouse had 'mental illness and brain damage'

Amy Winehouse's tragic story has outlived her, and the latest revelation in the wake of the media coverage following the release of <i>Amy</i>, director Asif …

‘Riding Halley’s Comet’ examines toll of mental illness on families

mental illness affects millions. Nevertheless, it is, for many, a taboo subject — perhaps nowhere more so than in the African-American community, …

Dealing with Depression: How I Got Past Suicidal Thoughts While Running in College

<b>Obsession, Depression and My Running Career</b><p><b>By Nico Composto, Guest Columnist</b> <b><br>July 6, 2015</b><p>Editor’s note: About two weeks ago, we received an email from</b> …

How to Support a Distressed Coworker While Respecting Their Privacy

When you spend over 40 hours a week with the same group of people, you can’t help but form bonds. Shared experiences at office, dealing with tough …

Celebrities With Anxiety Disorders

Lena Dunham on Her Fitness Philosophy: 'It Ain't About the A--, It's About the Brain'

For Lena Dunham, working out is about a whole lot more than looking good.<p>“Promised myself I would not let exercise be the first thing to go by the …

20 Celebrities Who Battled Depression

Being famous doesn't mean you're immune to depression, including postpartum depression and bipolar disorder.

Depression

MP Simon Danczuk to step back from child abuse campaign

<b>Labour MP Simon Danczuk says he is stepping back from his campaigning work on child sexual abuse to seek help for depression.</b><p>The Rochdale MP said he had sought help from a psychiatrist because hearing victims' accounts had taken its toll on his mental health.<p>In an interview with Becky Milligan for …

Shocker: Binge-Watching Leads to Depression; Americans See Average of 5 Movies a Year (Exclusive Infographic)

An infographic released by Happify shows shows statistics about entertainment viewing habits<p>Americans may want to rethink how they watch TV after …

Girl charged in ‘Slender Man’ stabbing still isn’t getting mental-health treatment

Morgan Geyser spends her days in near isolation at the Washington County Juvenile Detention Center in West Bend, Wis., eating under a table, feeding …

Nicholas Brendon Of ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Asks For Depression Help From Dr. Drew

Nicholas Brendon, whom audiences remember from the cult classic <i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i>, has gone public with his battle against depression. The …

One percent of the population suffers from Pixar Depression. There is currently no known cure.

Sort of like <i>SNL</i>’s famous fake commercials, this new mock ad for Pixar Depression accurately satirizes the studio’s latest animated film, Inside Out. …

Andrew Flintoff says giving up alcohol has helped his battle against depression

• Ex-England player says 2007 pedalo incident revealed drinking problem<br>• ‘Drinking doesn’t help me one bit. I don’t touch it now’<p>The former England cricket captain Andrew Flintoff, whose image as a fun-loving, heavy drinker was sealed by his animated victory celebrations, has opened up about now …

Downing Street

Stars lend their voices to HBO short on depression pro bono

Sigourney Weaver, Fred Armisen and Steve Buscemi lent their voices to Elizabeth Swados’ animated short for HBO, “My Depression,” for almost …

Psychosurgeons Use Lasers to Burn Away Mental Illness

A brain surgeon begins an anterior cingulotomy by drilling a small hole into a patient's skull. The surgeon then inserts a tiny blade, cutting a path …

Psychosurgeons "Burn Away Mental Illness," According to Wired

In <i>Wired</i>, Nick Stockton writes that “psychosurgeons use lasers to burn away mental illness.” Some of the commenters on the article raise a variety of …

Semicolon Project tattoo trend spreads to raise mental health awareness

The tattoo designed to end mental health taboo: Thousands support social media trend to have a semicolon inking<p><b>Semicolon Project started in 2013 to</b> …

24-Year-Old Woman Battling Depression Gets Prescribed a Controversial 'Cure' From Doctors

A 24-year-old Belgian woman has been granted the right to end her life by doctors, according to UK newspaper The Independent.<p>Referred to as “Laura,” …

Depression and Memory Loss

Researchers at the University of Sydney found that recurring depression can cause memory loss in certain areas of the brain.<br>The study involved …

Theater shooting gunman James Holmes was not faking mental illness, neuropsychologist testifies

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - A doctor at the state mental health hospital in Pueblo said test results show the Aurora movie theater shooting gunman was not …

Kendra Wilkinson and Hank Baskett Open Up About His Depression and Drug Use Before Sex Scandal: 'It Was to Calm My Stress'

For star athlete Hank Baskett, football was all he’d ever known professionally. And when his career in the NFL ended in 2011, the former wide …

Former Salt Lake television cameraman suffered deep depression, but finds new hope in photographs

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2015, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

Salt Lake City

7 Amazing Celebrity Homes You Can Buy Right Now

Open house on homes owned by J. Lo, Michael Jordan, and Paula …

Celebrity Homes