Mental HealthInfo Center

Quit Smoking with Exercise
Are nicotine patches or nicotine gums not cutting it? Try exercising to curb your nicotine cravings. Research shows that you can improve your health by exercising regularly and you could quit smoking as well.
Being Healthy Does Not Necessarily Just Mean Losing Weight
Most people don’t understand the actual term 'healthy living'. Weight management is just one aspect of living healthy, but there are many other factors that should be taken into account.
No More Memory Like an Elephant
Where are my keys? Which row is my car on at the grocery store? Did I pay that bill? These are just  a few of the forgetful journeys one makes daily as age descends upon us.
The Genetics of Depression
It's long been thought that depression runs in families. New research strengthens the theory that genes do in fact  play a major role in this mental illness.
Happiness Not all it's Cracked up to be
All we ever want for ourselves and our children is happiness - right? That's what we say, but chasing after the bluebird of happiness can actually make us feel worse.
New Wave in Predicting Serious Mental Illness
Schizophrenia is one of the most complex and serious mental illnesses, and scientists have been working on ways to predict who might be at risk for developing this disease. They're making progress.
Driving Under the Influence of Depression
Teens are not known as the safest drivers on the road. Far from it. Add anxiety or depression, and their driving becomes even riskier. A new study shows that young drivers who experience anxiety and depression are at risk of being risky drivers.
Close Counts in Horseshoes and Sleep Apnea
Researchers wanted to observe if patients with slight obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), those close to but not quite qualifying by current standards for a prescription of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP), would benefit from CPAP therapy.
Multitasking is Multi-Distracting!
You might be one of the 59% of Americans that use your computer and TV at the same time. Studies show that “multi-taskers” who think they can successfully divide their attention between TV & computers prove to be driven to distraction.
Do Adults Know They have Autism?
Autism is usually thought to be a disorder that affects children. And it does - possibly more than previously thought. But what about adults with autism spectrum disorder?