Mental Health

A Dutch Woman Suffering From Mental Illness Chose To Die By Assisted Suicide

A Dutch woman who had been sexually abused and suffered from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder for more than a decade chose to end her …

Mental Disorders

Five Ways Bullet Journalling Has Improved My Mental Health

It has enabled me to identify certain anxiety triggers and track my moods<p>EmRoseCarey via Getty Images<p>I have struggled with depression and anxiety for …

Lifestyle (UK)

10 Times Princess Diana Was the Most Badass Member of the British Royal Family

Princess Diana, while undeniably classy, poised, and well-spoken, was also kind of a badass. Whether she was shaking up tradition by changing her wedding vows or revealing the cracks in her fairy-tale marriage, Diana had moments of true bravery and backbone. Here are 10 times Diana proved she was a …

Celebrity News

Symptoms of depression: How to know if you or a loved one is suffering

Depression is the most common mental health problem worldwide, so it's likely that at some point in our lives, we or someone we know will be …

Depression

The ‘strong black woman’ stereotype is harming our mental health | Marverine Cole

Depression crept in on me 17 years ago. It was shaping up to be a fabulous summer until my boyfriend split up with me and I was made redundant, in the space of a month.<p>My summer of partying lurched from being fun to being frenzied. I drank and danced the nights away to mask what was really going …

Opinion (UK)

How moving to a farm cured my anxiety

One morning last week I stepped away from my laptop. Instead of making tea and wading straight back in as I used to, I went into the garden. There, I chatted to my rescue gosling as it followed me around, and when I headed back to work at the kitchen table, the wildlife came with me, a quiet …

Women's News

COLUMN: 'This monster had consumed my boy': What life is like when your child is diagnosed with PANDAS

<i>Brian Barnes is a father living in suburban Minnesota with his wife Natalie Barnes and their four children. Their oldest son Parker was just 10 years</i> …

Immune System

What Does A Panic Attack Feel Like? 10 People Describe Their Experiences

Whenever a character in television show or movie has a panic attack, they all tend to act the same: They look like a deer in the headlights, either …

Depression

Linkin Park Reflects on Chester Bennington's Death One Year Later

| Fri., Jul. 20, 2018 8:01 AM<p><b>Linkin Park</b> paid a special online tribute to frontman <b>Chester Bennington</b> on Friday, the one-year anniversary of his death.<p>…

Music

How Trying to 'Have It All' Impacts Your Mental Health

As children, some people wanted to be movie stars and queens of the universe, to have pet unicorns and cloaks of invisibility — we could have it all …

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Minimal Brain Dysfunction

That really doesn’t sound so bad, does it? I mean, it’s brain dysfunction, supposedly, but it’s minimal.<p>And it has the added bonus of being something …

Mental Disorders

Researchers have long been fascinated by the potential link between creativity and mental health — here's why it seems like visionaries are more at risk

Psychologists have long been fascinated by the tentative link between mental health and creativity. It's no secret that some of the most famous artists of all time were plagued with delusions and hallucinations, and to this day we see news stories of artists and performers in the public eye …

Creativity

Doctor explains PANDAS: How the psychological, neurological condition impacts brain

Dr. Susan Swedo of the National Institute of Mental Health first identified PANDAS as a behavior disorder in children 20 years ago

The Brain

Love Island secrets: Zara Holland claims reveals girls MUST wear bikinis and full face of make-up at all times

Former Love Island contestant Zara Holland opened up about behind-the-scenes life in the villa, claiming the girls are told to wear bikinis and must …

Love Island

Immigrant shelters drug traumatized teenagers without consent

Fleeing an abusive stepfather in El Salvador, Gabriela headed for Oakland, California, where her grandfather had promised to take her in. When the …

Immigration

This Woman Requested Mental Health Days And Got the Kindest Response From Her Boss

"I can't believe this is not standard practice at all organizations."<p>Most people that I know are scared of calling in sick to work, even if they're actually sick. While some of this has to do with wanting to hoard future vacation days, there's a larger stigma around taking sick days in general, …

Women's Health

Green Spaces a Mental Balm for City Dwellers

FRIDAY, July 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A splash of green in an urban landscape can lift the spirits of city residents, a new study …

University of Pennsylvania

The 4 R’s of Managing Anxiety

<i>This valuable guest post is by Erin Mahone.</i><p>As someone living with generalized anxiety disorder and working with clients managing anxiety, I’ve become …

Hillary Clinton

8 signs your child may be going through depression

Although it’s difficult to figure out when a child could be diagnosed with depression, some research notes that children as young as seven can be …

Depression

Expert: Georgia inmates in solitary confinement at ‘grave risk of harm’

Craig Haney, hired to assess conditions in the solitary confinement unit at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison, has visited some of the …

Mental Disorders

Why Is It So Hard to Make Your First Therapy Appointment?

Michelle Williams, a longtime advocate for destigmatizing mental health treatment, just announced she's finally taking her own advice and seeking …

Mental Health

Married Women Orgasm Way Less Than Their Husbands

Time to step it up, guys.<p>If you're in a long-term relationship, you probably think you have a pretty good idea of what makes your partner come. But if you're under the impression that your mate is having an orgasm every time you have sex, you might be mistaken, my friend.<p>According to a recent study …

For Men

How Mental Health Apps Are Messing With Our Heads

Even before you download an app to help you meditate, or to manage your depression, it’s speaking to you. Apps’ marketing often implies that everyday …

Health

This teen is winning his battle with drug addiction, but too many other B.C. youth not protected

Eighteen-year-old Cade Hansen’s love for music inspired his roles in the theatre as a youth, his performances in choirs and bands as a teen, and his …

High School

‘I didn’t receive a penny for Lloyds mental health ad’: Rachel Riley defends herself against Noel Edmonds

Rachel Riley has responded to Noel Edmonds’ criticism of her role in Lloyds Bank’s mental health campaign.<p>Noel – who is suing Lloyds Bank for £60 …

Celebrity (UK)

Poor mental health days may cost the economy billions of dollars

Poor mental health ranks as one of the costliest forms of sickness for U.S. workers and may sap billions of dollars from the country's income growth, …

Penn State

Dear Young People - It's Not 'Weird' Or 'Abnormal' To Feel Like Everything Is Rubbish

School's out for summer, exams are over for most, and everything is pretty chilled out - except for some<p>SolStock via Getty Images<p>“Come on, be more …

Lifestyle (UK)

Prosecutor no longer seeking death penalty in case of slain Broadwater County deputy

Broadwater County Attorney Cory Swanson is no longer seeking the death penalty for Lloyd Barrus, the man charged with accessory to deliberate …

Montana

Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Gives Fans Update After Seeking Help for Mental Health and Well-Being

Michelle Williams is feeling the love.<p>Days after the 37-year-old former Destiny's Child singer revealed that she sought help for her mental health …

Entertainment

Chance the Rapper buys Chicago website, seeks Rahm Emanuel's resignation

Chance the Rapper announced this week that he had acquired Chicagoist, a website that covers Chicago news and culture -- and vowed in a new rap song that he would use it to “run you racist b------ out of business” and force the resignation of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel.<p>WNYC, owner of other "-ist" …

Entertainment