Mental Health

Ketamine Nasal Spray Will Totally Change the Market for Antidepressant Drugs

It's one of the new classes of drugs that will challenge the old guard.<p>Some 16 million Americans had at least one major depressive episode in the past year and approximately 29 million Americans are taking antidepressants. While some may look at these statistics and see a growing mental health …

Depression

Linking depression, insomnia, and the brain's reward center

Breaking research finds that increased activity in a brain region responsible for reward-related functions reduces the risk of depression related to …

Neuroscience

9 Things Psychologists Do When They Have Anxiety

1. Accept that anxiety is normal<p><i>By Sarah Klein</i><p>Everyone gets a little anxious now and then, whether it’s over a work deadline, a new relationship, or a dwindling bank account. Even psychologists.<p>And just like in regular folks, that anxiety can get out of control and become a bigger problem. …

Anxiety

5 mental health professionals reveal how they protect their own mental health

They're the experts to whom we look for answers when we're feeling low, but how do they manage their own tough times?<p>We look after ourselves …

These 5 Genes Affect Your Hormone, Gut, and Mental Health

Diet and lifestyle choices play a major role in determining your overall health, but your DNA should not be underestimated. "There's no arguing that …

Amino Acids

Kate Middleton Makes an Appearance While Pregnant to Introduce a Film About Mental Health

A subject close to her heart.<p>Earlier this month, Kensington Palace announced that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were expecting their third child and that the mum-to-be was suffering from Hyperpremesis Gravidarum (extreme morning sickness).<p>As a result, the 35-year-old has been taking it easy of …

Celebrity News

Antidepressants may raise death risk by a third

A new study suggests that common antidepressants may pose a serious risk to health; they drastically raise the risk of mortality.<p>The use of …

Medicine

Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) - Symptoms and causes

Symptoms<p>Feelings of shyness or discomfort in certain situations aren't necessarily signs of social anxiety disorder, particularly in children. …

Anxiety

Why are so few people with schizophrenia and schizoaffective disorder employed? Supporting mental health must begin in the workplace

The reaction of employers when they have discovered that I experience schizoaffective disorder has been wide-ranging.<p>‘I will not crumble. You will …

Why is 'Blue Whale' hysteria gripping India?

<b>The rumoured internet challenge known as Blue Whale, which has recently been allegedly linked to several suicides by teenagers and young men in India, has set off near panic in the country.</b><p>Police have not confirmed any link with the deaths or even that "Blue Whale" exists, even though it has been …

Blue Whale

Death of Georgia Tech Student Highlights LGBTQ Mental Health Needs

Scout Schultz, a 21-year-old engineering student at Georgia Tech, was shot and killed by campus police Saturday night. Schultz's family attorney said Schultz, who identified as nonbinary and intersex and preferred they/them pronouns, was experiencing a "mental breakdown" during their fatal …

Health

Why Do Men Love Sad Girls?

It’s a trope pop culture loves to depict. But for me, it meant men enjoying my inability to stand up for myself.<p>"You were so frail that you looked like you would just float away.”<p>My ex-boyfriend says he fell in love with me that day, as I sat saturated in sadness reading the Buddhist recovery …

Relationships

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: The Need to Know

<i>It's estimated that one in 10 people will suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder at some point in their lifetime. And the trigger will be</i> …

The Duchess Launches New Mental Health Campaign

THE DUCHESS OF CAMBRIDGE might be taking a step back from public engagements due to the hyperemesis gravidarum she is suffering with her third …

Royal Family

People With Sick Pets Have More Anxiety and Depression

More than 90% of pet owners think of their dog or cat as a member of their family, according to a 2015 Harris Poll. While that close bond makes pets …

Pets

Ivanka Trump Discusses Her Struggles With Postpartum Depression: "It Was a Very Challenging, Emotional Time for Me"

<b>Ivanka Trump</b> is opening about motherhood.<p>The 35-year-old sits down for an interview with <b>Dr. Oz</b> on this Thursday's episode of <i>The Dr. Oz Show</i> and …

Donald Trump

The Duchess of Cambridge makes a rare video appearance to talk about mental health

The Duchess of Cambridge talks about the importance of opening up<p>The Duchess of Cambridge may be out of the spotlight temporarily as she focuses on …

Duchess of Cambridge

Bake Off winner Nadiya Hussain opens up about her struggles with panic disorder

"My whole life revolves around not falling apart."<p><i>The Great British Bake Off</i> winner Nadiya Hussain has opened up about her struggles with panic …

Anxiety

Kate Middleton shared an animated short to help kids open up about mental health

We love the Royal Family for a lot of reasons, but a big one is their dedication to a few very significant issues. Kate Middleton believes in …

Kate Middleton

Why some people's bad sleep doesn't turn into depression - Futurity

Some people's brains save them from the negative mental health effects of poor sleep, research suggests.

Health

Resilience, suffering and silver linings after a disaster

<b>(CNN) —</b> The torrential rains may have ended, yet many people in Texas, Florida and the Caribbean continue to feel the impact of hurricanes Harvey and Irma in unseen, dramatic ways.<p>"Unlike the physical damage which is all too obvious, the psychological toll will have effects that cascade over time," …

Health

CIT and Its Limits

Mondays through Thursdays, at 7 AM, a few dozen police officers assemble at the New York Police Academy to receive instruction in how to manage calls …

Mental Disorders

This Former NFL Player's Depression Nearly Killed Him—Here's How He Fought Back

The hardest part? Lauvale Sape first needed to recognize he had a problem<p>Every morning, Lauvale Sape sits in his backyard next to his son’s grave.<p>It’s a way for Sape, a former NFL defensive lineman, to gather his thoughts and be with his stillborn son Peyton. Sape can be out there for …

Iraqi war victims find solace on stage

Theater therapy in Iraq is being utilized to help treat people suffering from war-related psychological problems, but institutionalizing the approach …

Iraqi Kurdistan

Chester Bennington's suicide a reminder 'depression doesn't have a face or mood'

A video showing late Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington laughing with his family hours before taking his own life is a reminder depression is …

Australian News

Infographic: Daily Ways To Improve Your Mental Health

<b>In recent years</b>, there has been a lot of talk about normalizing mental illness, and it has become apparent that our mental health is just as …

Mental Disorders

Union criticizes Hogan over lack of mental health beds

The state’s largest public employees union criticized Gov. Larry Hogan Tuesday over a shortage of mental health beds that has kept some mentally ill …

Mental health spending in some regions HALF that of others in unfair postcode lottery

Mental health postcode lottery revealed as figures show some stretched NHS trusts spending half the amount in some areas.<p>Under Theresa May’s …

Health Care

Prince William quizzes recovering addicts on drug laws

<b>Prince William has quizzed recovering addicts about the "big dangers" of legalising drugs.</b><p>He did not give a personal opinion but asked three former users about the "massive question" of relaxing current UK laws.<p>His questions came during a visit to London addiction support charity the Spitalfields …

Prince William

Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) - Treatment

Treatment depends on how much social anxiety disorder affects your ability to function in daily life. The two most common types of treatment for …

Depression