Health News

Classrooms Can Be Depressing
School isn't necessarily a kid's favorite place to be. The classroom can be even worse, particularly for children's mental health, when resources are at a minimum and the teacher is unsupportive.
Working Together on Hearts and Depression
Depression can negatively affect the course of the disease and quality of life in patients with heart disease. However, researchers have identified one method that may improve the emotional health of heart patients.
Change May Be Depressing for Men
As the economic and social environments of Western countries are changing, psychiatrists predict a shift in the condition of men's mental health, and it's not for the better.
Crippling Depression
According to a new study there are two factors that may cause this group of people to be more likely to become depressed.
The Sadness Sticks
After a miscarriage, many women experience depression and anxiety. These mental health problems can continue for many years, even after the mother gives birth to a healthy child, according to new research.
A Baby's Cry and a Mother's Love
Depressed mothers respond differently than non-depressed mothers to the sound of their crying babies, according to a new study.
Low Priority for Feeling Low
Heart attack patients are less likely to receive priority care in emergency departments if they have a history of depression, according to a study by researchers at the Institute of Clinical Evaluative Sciences.
Slippery Slope of Emotions
A new study explores the psychological impact of the British Petroleum (BP) oil spill last year that resulted in millions of gallons of oil spilling into the Gulf of Mexico for more than five months.
Getting By with a Little Help from Friends
Programs in which volunteers and patients share information about their depression symptoms appears to work as well as one-on-one cognitive behavioral therapy.
Food For (Happy) Thought
With the holidays having come to a close, and much of the nation dealing with inclement weather and cold temperatures, it's natural to sometimes feel a decrease in mood and positive thinking.