Violence: Side Effect of Perscription Drugs
Illegal street drugs are not the only drugs associated with violent behavior. Various prescription drugs have been linked to violent outbursts, even homicide, by mental health patients.
The 'Baby Blues'
For many women, pregnancy is an exciting time. However, some pregnant women experience deep depression and anxiety, which puts the health of their baby at risk.
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.
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.
Before the Troubles Begin
Researchers from the U.S. Army have found that screening for mental health conditions prior to deployment reduces psychiatric and behavioral problems among soldiers.
Can't Get Enough of the Game
A team of international researchers has found that video game addiction is a growing problem that can lead to numerous psychological issues.
Deep brain stimulation has proven beneficial for some treatment-resistant cases of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), depressive disorders and Tourette syndrome.
False Alarms and Unnecessary Upsets
Patients with false-positive breast cancer mammograms report serious anxiety and a reduced quality of life for at least one year, according to new research from the Netherlands.
Veterans at Risk
A new study suggests veterans with any psychiatric illness face an increased risk of suicide and those with bipolar disorder are at an even greater risk.
Nearly a decade's worth of studies on a "depression gene" have been examined by the University of Michigan and their findings point to a definite genetic link to depression and anxiety.