Emotional Support Key After Implanted Defibrillator
An implanted defibrillator may give heart arrhythmia patients peace of mind when it comes to their physical well-being. Keeping an eye on their emotional well being, however, is just as important.
Don't Stop Thinking About Tomorrow
Coming home from war with post traumatic stress syndrome and a traumatic brain injury requires treatment. But the treatment often works — even for veterans also battling major depression.
Anxiety After Beating Prostate Cancer
Anxiety from cancer can lead to all kinds of problems including depression and sexual dysfunction. Counseling after prostate cancer treatments may help improve quality of life.
Mindfulness and Autism
Autism is a lifelong developmental disorder that can affect a person in many areas, including his or her mental health.
Knowing Stress Is Half the Battle
The rates of post traumatic stress disorder can vary significantly by nationality. More concerning are the rates of those with PTSD not receiving treatment.
We Can Still Do More for Veterans
As the suicide rate in the military climbs, the Veterans Administration is looking for ways to improve suicide prevention for veterans. An expert from the Mayo Clinic points out more ways to improve prevention of military suicides.
Mental Health Meds and Driving Risks
Medications prescribed for common mental health conditions can be incredibly important treatment options. However, they come with risks as well.
Handling Tough News When Pregnant
It's a catch-22. If you find out your child has a heart defect before he's born, you can prepare. But it can also stress out mom — which can affect the baby as well.
Kids Feel Mother Nature's Stress
The damage has only just begun. After Hurricane Isaac struck the coast this week, the destruction may also be hidden in the children.
How to Increase Your Life Expectancy
Severe anxiety and depression are obviously serious health concerns, but what about minor mental health issues? The consequences of minor symptoms may be more drastic than you think.