Healthline News: Mental Health- Healthline News: Mental Health en-us Copyright (c) 2018 Healthline, All rights reserved. en-us Copyright (c) 2018 Healthline, All rights reserved. Healthline News: Mental Health- Is Electroconvulsive Therapy a Miracle Cure for Depression?- <img src="" /><p>The controversial treatment is often considered a last resort when antidepressants fail.</p> Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:00:00 GMT 2018-04-18T16:00:00Z 5 Ways Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Can Have Deadly Consequences- <img src="" /><p>Two sisters with OCD died in an apparent suicide pact. Serious health issues, including depression and body shaming, can emerge from this debilitating ailment.</p> Wed, 11 Apr 2018 22:00:00 GMT 2018-04-11T22:00:00Z The Controversy Over the Antidepressant Tianeptine- <img src="" /><p>Some hail the drug as a beneficial alternative to other antidepressants. However, others say it can be addictive and may not do what some claim it can.</p> Mon, 26 Mar 2018 18:00:00 GMT 2018-03-26T18:00:00Z Is President Trump Right? Should We Open More Mental Institutions?- <img src="" /><p>After the Florida shooting in February, President Trump suggested reopening mental health facilities. Would this actually help reduce gun violence?</p> Tue, 06 Mar 2018 13:00:00 GMT 2018-03-06T13:00:00Z Do You Know Somebody Who Suffers From ‘Selfitis’?- <img src="" /><p>A new term has been given to people who take too many 'selfie' photos. Although it may seem funny, there are some serious concerns about this obsessive trend.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2018 19:00:00 GMT 2018-03-05T19:00:00Z Using Birth Control Won’t Make You Depressed, Researchers Say- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say progestin-only birth control, as well as other contraceptives, are safe to use and shouldn't cause depression in the women who use them.</p> Mon, 26 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMT 2018-02-26T22:00:00Z My Doctor Prescribed Daily HIIT Exercises for My Depression. Here’s What Happened.- <img src="" /><p>I put HIIT workouts to the test for a month to see if they'd help me fight off depression during winter months.</p> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 19:00:00 GMT 2018-02-23T19:00:00Z Children Can Also Suffer When Their Mothers Have Postpartum Depression- <img src="" /><p>Experts say children whose mothers have postpartum depression are more likely to have mental health issues and develop ailments such as ADHD and autism.</p> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:00:00 GMT 2018-02-15T20:00:00Z Brain Scans Could Change How We Diagnose Depression- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say brain scans could help pinpoint four subtypes of depression, which could lead to better diagnosis and treatment.</p> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:00:00 GMT 2018-02-12T21:00:00Z Suicide Rates Increased Nearly 10% After Robin Williams’ Death- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say the media coverage of the comedian's death may be connected to the rise in suicides in the months following the event.</p> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 20:00:00 GMT 2018-02-07T20:00:00Z Depression Course for Teens Gets High Marks- <img src="" /><p>A psychiatrist at Johns Hopkins has developed a proactive way to get high school students thinking about the seriousness of depression.</p> Thu, 01 Feb 2018 22:00:00 GMT 2018-02-01T22:00:00Z Veterans Pushing for Right to Use Medical Marijuana- <img src="" /><p>Veterans and their advocates say cannabis can help with PTSD and other ailments, but so far Veterans Affairs is slow to conduct tests.</p> Mon, 22 Jan 2018 21:00:00 GMT 2018-01-22T21:00:00Z Why Pursuing Happiness Is Making Us Miserable- <img src="" /><p>Companies like Facebook are flooding our minds with dopamine. However, there's a big difference between contentment and happiness.</p> Sat, 20 Jan 2018 00:00:00 GMT 2018-01-20T00:00:00Z Washington puts primary care providers on the frontline of suicide prevention- <img src="" /><p>The state aims to save lives by teaching all healthcare professionals how to help people in a mental health crisis.</p> Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:00:00 GMT 2018-01-19T22:00:00Z Is Video Game Addiction a Mental Health Issue?- <img src="" /><p>The World Health Organization has defined "gaming disorder" in its list of classified diseases. There's disagreement over the seriousness of the issue.</p> Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:00:00 GMT 2018-01-05T20:00:00Z Sing Yourself to Happiness- <img src="" /><p>More evidence proves that singing, especially in groups, can lift your mood and help those living with mental illness.</p> Thu, 04 Jan 2018 19:00:00 GMT 2018-01-04T19:00:00Z Those January Blues Are Real. Here’s How to Avoid Them.- <img src="" /><p>Acts of kindness, self-care, and gratitude are some of the ways you can beat back depression during the cold month of January.</p> Tue, 02 Jan 2018 20:00:00 GMT 2018-01-02T20:00:00Z How Ketamine Saved Her Life- <img src="" /><p>Becca Belofsky Shuer tells Healthline about her lifelong journey battling depression and despair. Now, ketamine keeps her darkness at bay.</p> Thu, 21 Dec 2017 00:30:58 GMT 2017-12-21T00:30:58Z Can Tylenol Really Relieve ‘Hurt Feelings?’- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say the ingredient acetaminophen can lessen extreme emotional responses, allowing people to get over rejection and other social feelings.</p> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:35:15 GMT 2017-12-14T00:35:15Z Facebook Using Artificial Intelligence to Help Suicidal People- <img src="" /><p>Every 40 seconds, a person dies by suicide. It's the second leading cause of death for people between 15 and 29 years old. Could AI on Facebook help?</p> Fri, 08 Dec 2017 19:21:04 GMT 2017-12-08T19:21:04Z Light Therapy May Improve Symptoms of Bipolar Depression- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say study participants who were exposed to bright white light therapy experienced a reduction in depression symptoms.</p> Mon, 04 Dec 2017 22:31:47 GMT 2017-12-04T22:31:47Z Amazon Jungle Drug Could Be Potential Treatment for Depression- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say ayahuasca improved participants' general well-being and was less addictive than other substances.</p> Thu, 30 Nov 2017 16:49:56 GMT 2017-11-30T16:49:56Z Is Christmas Music Bad for Your Mental Health?- <img src="" /><p>The holiday tunes are fine, but experts say listening to too much Christmas music or hearing it too early can cause anxiety and depression.</p> Wed, 22 Nov 2017 21:21:26 GMT 2017-11-22T21:21:26Z Why Suicide Prevention Is a Big Part of This Year’s ‘Movember’ Campaign- <img src="" /><p>The Movember Foundation is best known for its annual awareness campaign for prostate cancer, but it also focuses on other cancers and men's mental health.</p> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 22:05:57 GMT 2017-11-14T22:05:57Z Do Antidepressants Help in the Long Run?- <img src="" /><p>A professor writes that antidepressants don't seem to help patients over the long term, reigniting the debate over psychotherapy vs. medication.</p> Tue, 14 Nov 2017 18:56:23 GMT 2017-11-14T18:56:23Z Can a Mass Killer Be Sane?- <img src="" /><p>Experts say President Trump is wrong to call mass shootings a "mental health problem." They say being a mass murderer doesn't make someone insane.</p> Mon, 13 Nov 2017 23:38:18 GMT 2017-11-13T23:38:18Z Depression Is an Equal Opportunity Killer- <img src="" /><p>Depression can raise the risk of an earlier death for anyone, but the condition is particularly deadly for women. Here's why.</p> Fri, 10 Nov 2017 18:14:38 GMT 2017-11-10T18:14:38Z ‘Magic Mushroom’ Compound Could Treat Depression- <img src="" /><p>A component in mushrooms showed promise in helping ''reset'' people from depression. However, experts say don't start eating them as a treatment.</p> Thu, 02 Nov 2017 20:19:32 GMT 2017-11-02T20:19:32Z Why Do People with Mental Health Illnesses Smoke so Much?- <img src="" /><p>People with mental illness smoke about a third of all cigarettes smoked in the United States. What can be done to help alleviate this problem?</p> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:42:54 GMT 2017-10-17T20:42:54Z What Exactly Is Borderline Personality Disorder?- <img src="" /><p>Saturday Night Live comedian Pete Davidson has brought attention to mental health issues by discussing his diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.</p> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:02:20 GMT 2017-10-13T21:02:20Z Las Vegas First Responders Face Risk of PTSD After Mass Shooting- <img src="" /><p>The psychological effects of mass shootings take a toll on first responders as well as the victims and eyewitnesses. What can agencies do to help?</p> Mon, 09 Oct 2017 23:29:42 GMT 2017-10-09T23:29:42Z There Is No 'Face' of Depression- <img src="" /><p>Linkin Park singer's wife releases video of her husband laughing the day before his suicide. Experts say depression can be a difficult condition to spot.</p> Tue, 03 Oct 2017 17:35:44 GMT 2017-10-03T17:35:44Z Trying to Quiet the ‘Voices’ of Schizophrenia- <img src="" /><p>Researchers zero in on the cause of the "voices" that people who have schizophrenia hear. They hope to eventually develop a treatment.</p> Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:59:07 GMT 2017-09-22T21:59:07Z Brain White Matter May Hold Clues to Autism, ADHD- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say there may be a connection between abnormalities in the brain's white matter and the severity of symptoms in autism and ADHD.</p> Wed, 13 Sep 2017 21:18:48 GMT 2017-09-13T21:18:48Z Your Brain Changes Throughout Your Life- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say the brain doesn't just change in youth and older age. Their study may have implications in mental health treatments.</p> Fri, 08 Sep 2017 20:46:40 GMT 2017-09-08T20:46:40Z The App Will See You Now: Could Your Phone Soon Replace Your Therapist?- <img src="" /><p>Scientists are working on an adaptable robotic app called Woebot that might someday help people deal with anxiety and depression.</p> Fri, 01 Sep 2017 20:33:45 GMT 2017-09-01T20:33:45Z Why Are So Many Young Children Killing Themselves?- <img src="" /><p>Suicides among children under the age of 13 are still rare, but the number is increasing. ADHD and access to guns play roles in these tragedies.</p> Thu, 24 Aug 2017 17:37:30 GMT 2017-08-24T17:37:30Z Working at ‘Breastaurants’ Can Cause Mental Health Issues, Experts Say- <img src="" /><p>A new study examines the mental health and self-esteem problems suffered by women who work at places such as Hooters and the Tilted Kilt.</p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:54:26 GMT 2017-08-17T23:54:26Z Guns Are Causing High Suicide Rate in Rural Areas, Researchers Say- <img src="" /><p>A study in Maryland shows rural areas have a 35 percent higher suicide rate than urban regions. Researchers say firearms are the primary reason. </p> Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:32:45 GMT 2017-08-17T19:32:45Z Can a Computer Recognize Signs of Depression from Social Media Photos?- <img src="" /><p>Researchers used photos to find signs of depression on social media posts. However, there are concerns about privacy rights and treatment recommendations.</p> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 20:03:27 GMT 2017-08-16T20:03:27Z 23andMe Launches Large Study on Depression, Bipolar Disorder- <img src="" /><p>The high-tech company is recruiting 25,000 people to participate in research designed to unravel some of the mysteries of these mental health conditions.</p> Wed, 09 Aug 2017 17:11:32 GMT 2017-08-09T17:11:32Z App Allows You to Call Mental Health Volunteers to Help the Homeless- <img src="" /><p>The Concrn app debuted in San Francisco. Experts see some benefits to the new product but say more needs to be done to make it effective.</p> Tue, 08 Aug 2017 21:43:34 GMT 2017-08-08T21:43:34Z What We Can Learn from ’13 Reasons Why’ and Suicide-Related Google Searches- <img src="" /><p>As the suicide rate for teen girls hits a 40-year high, mental health experts talk about the Netflix show and how parents and educators can help teens. </p> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:49:13 GMT 2017-08-03T22:49:13Z Should Psychologists Be Free to Talk About President Trump?- <img src="" /><p>Some mental health professionals are calling for an end to professional restrictions on speaking out about the mental health of public figures.</p> Thu, 03 Aug 2017 22:01:41 GMT 2017-08-03T22:01:41Z Abused Women Are More Likely to Have Their Ovaries Removed- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say women who've been abused request the ovary removal to ease psychological pain. But there are health risks to having this surgery.</p> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 22:57:18 GMT 2017-07-25T22:57:18Z Treatment That ‘Rewires’ the Brain Could Be Used for Depression- <img src="" /><p>An FDA-approved therapy using magnetic stimulation on the brain can be given to people who haven't responded well to antidepressants.</p> Tue, 25 Jul 2017 14:51:45 GMT 2017-07-25T14:51:45Z Should Companies Allow Mental Health Days?- <img src="" /><p>A viral tweet about a CEO's support for an employee taking time off for her mental health raised questions of why all companies don't offer this benefit.</p> Mon, 24 Jul 2017 23:04:06 GMT 2017-07-24T23:04:06Z Depression Naps: A Social Media Phenomenon or a Sign of Trouble?- <img src="" /><p>Social media users are posting about their 'depression naps.' Experts say some of the posts are for fun, but others might indicate symptoms of depression.</p> Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:02:23 GMT 2017-07-20T17:02:23Z How to Deal with Your Dog’s Obsessive Compulsive Behavior- Researchers say the canine version of OCD is close to the human ailment. Here's how dogs react and what pet owners can do to help them. Tue, 18 Jul 2017 21:10:47 GMT 2017-07-18T21:10:47Z What If You Could Erase Unwanted Memories?- <img src="" /><p>New 'snail study' reports successfully erasing selective memories that trigger anxiety and PTSD. But is this a good idea?</p> Thu, 13 Jul 2017 22:26:36 GMT 2017-07-13T22:26:36Z Half of Opioid Prescriptions Go to People with Depression, Mood Disorders- <img src="" /><p>Experts say it's uncertain why this happens, but it's a problem because people with mood disorders are more likely to abuse prescription drugs.</p> Tue, 11 Jul 2017 17:16:54 GMT 2017-07-11T17:16:54Z Caregiver Mental Stress Can Shorten Dementia Patients’ Lives- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say the more strain a caregiver is under, the more likely it is a dementia patient will die sooner.</p> Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:20:07 GMT 2017-06-26T19:20:07Z Many Rape Victims ‘Paralyzed’ by Fear During Assault, Study Finds- <img src="" /><p>When people are exposed to extreme stress or fear, parts of the nervous system may temporarily shut down.</p> Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:44:07 GMT 2017-06-20T23:44:07Z Trump Disorders: How to Cope with a Chaotic Presidency- <img src="" /><p>The stress surrounding Donald Trump's presidency is affecting both sides of the political divide. But there are steps you can take to ease your anxiety.</p> Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:54:22 GMT 2017-06-14T19:54:22Z New Autism Drug Shows Promising Results- <img src="" /><p>In a small clinical trial, boys with autism showed improvements in speech and social skills. A larger experiment is now needed.</p> Tue, 06 Jun 2017 20:47:21 GMT 2017-06-06T20:47:21Z Yoga Can Help Girls Who Have Experienced Trauma- <img src="" /><p>Programs are using yoga and meditation to help reduce some of the effects of trauma experienced by young girls.</p> Thu, 04 May 2017 18:54:50 GMT 2017-05-04T18:54:50Z How to Talk to a Teen Who is Watching ‘13 Reasons Why’- <img src="" /><p>The Netflix series about a teenage girl who kills herself has been criticized by suicide prevention groups. Others see it as an opportunity for conversation.</p> Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:23:40 GMT 2017-04-27T22:23:40Z Why Do Athletes Get the ‘Yips’?- <img src="" /><p>Anxiety and neurological factors come into play for athletes who suddenly lose their ability to perform in a way they excelled at for years.</p> Thu, 20 Apr 2017 18:08:52 GMT 2017-04-20T18:08:52Z Services Lacking for People with Mental Health Issues- <img src="" /><p>Two studies conclude more people than in the past have multiple mental disorders, and there aren't enough services to help those with mental health problems.</p> Mon, 17 Apr 2017 19:22:41 GMT 2017-04-17T19:22:41Z Norway-Italy-Canada Combo: How to Put Together a Healthy, Happy Society- <img src="" /><p>There's no perfect country. But several stand out as examples of how to increase happiness and health for all citizens.</p> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 19:17:30 GMT 2017-04-04T19:17:30Z Why We Are So Emotionally Connected to Our Pets- <img src="" /><p>A study in which people judged dogs by photos of their faces reveals the emotional as well as the biological connection humans have with animals.</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:37:06 GMT 2017-02-10T22:37:06Z Do You Have Relationship OCD?- <img src="" /><p>Obsessive compulsive disorder can cause people to constantly question if their partner is good enough or if they're "the one."</p> Fri, 10 Feb 2017 18:38:00 GMT 2017-02-10T18:38:00Z Movie ‘Split’ Does Harm to People with Dissociative Identity Disorder, Experts Say- <img src="" /><p>The film "Split" depicts a violent kidnapper with dissociative identity disorder. Experts say it's not an accurate portrayal of people living with the illness.</p> Thu, 26 Jan 2017 19:29:51 GMT 2017-01-26T19:29:51Z Alzheimer’s Documentary: Epidemic Could Bankrupt Medicare and Medicaid- <img src="" /><p>With millions of baby boomers at risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new documentary calculates the costs of this public health "tidal wave."</p> Tue, 24 Jan 2017 20:59:02 GMT 2017-01-24T20:59:02Z Can a Robot Help People Overcome Loneliness?- <img src="" /><p>A social robot expected to hit the U.S. market this summer is touted as being able to help older adults and children who need companions.</p> Wed, 18 Jan 2017 18:49:49 GMT 2017-01-18T18:49:49Z Men Filing Lawsuit Over Drug They Say Caused Them to Grow Breasts- <img src="" /><p>An attorney says thousands of men suffered side effects from taking the drug Risperdal. Johnson & Johnson officials defend the medication.</p> Thu, 15 Dec 2016 21:35:03 GMT 2016-12-15T21:35:03Z High School Football Players Don’t Have Increased Risk of Degenerative Brain Disease- <img src="" /><p>Mayo Clinic researchers say they have found promising results in the long-term health of men who played high school football.</p> Mon, 12 Dec 2016 19:43:12 GMT 2016-12-12T19:43:12Z How Nostalgia Makes Us Happier and Healthier- <img src="" /><p>Research shows the positive effects of being nostalgic, which include calmness, creativity, and inspiration.</p> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 18:42:05 GMT 2016-12-09T18:42:05Z Can Ecstasy Help with PTSD Symptoms?- <img src="" /><p>The FDA approves a clinical trial for ecstasy to treat PTSD, but one expert tells Healthline caution should be used in this experiment.</p> Fri, 02 Dec 2016 19:26:35 GMT 2016-12-02T19:26:35Z How Can Pediatricians Help a Family Going Through Divorce?- <img src="" /><p>With millions of kids affected by divorces and separations each year, pediatricians can play an important role in helping them through stressful transitions.</p> Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:38:54 GMT 2016-11-28T19:38:54Z Escape: Give Your Post-Election Brain a Rest- <img src="" /><p>Experts say going to the movies, playing cards, and reading books are healthy ways to escape from stress this holiday season.</p> Fri, 18 Nov 2016 21:50:59 GMT 2016-11-18T21:50:59Z The Dangers of Getting Only One Point of View- <img src="" /><p>Experts say people who only seek out information that backs up their opinions may become angrier, less empathic, and unable to have meaningful relationships.</p> Wed, 16 Nov 2016 23:21:25 GMT 2016-11-16T23:21:25Z It’s Not Trivial … Knowing Obscure Facts Is Good for Our Mental Health- <img src="" /><p>Experts say playing trivia games can provide a dopamine rush much like gambling, without the negative effects.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2016 20:21:47 GMT 2016-11-15T20:21:47Z Depression Rising in Teens, Especially Young Girls- <img src="" /><p>Over the past decade depression has risen in teens, but use of medications and counseling has remained stagnant, leaving many teens with untreated depression.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 20:45:21 GMT 2016-11-14T20:45:21Z Why More Middle School Students Are Killing Themselves- <img src="" /><p>The number of suicides among children 10 to 14 years old has hit an all-time high, but officials caution that it's still uncommon.</p> Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:33:47 GMT 2016-11-14T17:33:47Z How to Handle Post-Election Anger, Anxiety- <img src="" /><p>Psychology experts tell Healthline they've never seen this level of election-related stress, but they do have some advice on how to cope.</p> Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:55:38 GMT 2016-11-11T18:55:38Z Latest on Alzheimer’s Research: Probiotics, Plaque Busters- <img src="" /><p>Researchers in two different studies examine ways to reduce the cognitive decline in people who have Alzheimer's disease.</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 20:09:02 GMT 2016-11-10T20:09:02Z Desert Storm Soldiers Paved the Way for Women Veterans- <img src="" /><p>Female veterans from the 1990-1991 Gulf War suffered from many of the same physical and mental ailments as their male counterparts.</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 19:00:33 GMT 2016-11-10T19:00:33Z American Heroes: Women Veterans Face Mental Health Crisis- <img src="" /><p>Female veterans face the same post-war mental health issues as male soldiers, but also have to deal with gender discrimination and sexual assault.</p> Thu, 10 Nov 2016 18:23:31 GMT 2016-11-10T18:23:31Z ‘Sully’ Movie and Surviving Guilt- <img src="" /><p>Experts say people like Capt. Sullenberger and others who survive tragedies can have a difficult time coping.</p> Fri, 09 Sep 2016 20:45:38 GMT 2016-09-09T20:45:38Z What Hillary Clinton’s Mental Health Reform Plan Would Accomplish- <img src="" /><p>The Democratic presidential nominee unveils a proposal that includes suicide prevention, community health centers, and law enforcement training.</p> Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:40:42 GMT 2016-09-06T17:40:42Z 9/11 Survivor Shares Her Story of Addiction and Recovery- <img src="" /><p>Helaina Hovitz's memoir "After 9/11" details living through the September 11 terrorist attacks as a child and the emotional aftermath she suffered.</p> Wed, 31 Aug 2016 18:19:18 GMT 2016-08-31T18:19:18Z Link Between PTSD and Cognitive Impairment Found in 9/11 Responders- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say post-traumatic stress disorder suffered by workers who responded to the World Trade Center attacks may be affecting their brain functions.</p> Tue, 30 Aug 2016 20:06:53 GMT 2016-08-30T20:06:53Z Mixed Results on New Tau-Targeting Alzheimer’s Drug- <img src="" /><p>Researchers tell conference the drug failed in most patients in a phase III trial, but it did help some who weren't taking any other Alzheimer's medications.</p> Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:28:54 GMT 2016-07-27T21:28:54Z What the Mental Health Legislation in Congress Would Do- <img src="" /><p>The bill, stuck in the Senate right now, would fill in the gaps in mental health treatment, and appoint a federal administrator to oversee certain programs.</p> Mon, 25 Jul 2016 21:20:38 GMT 2016-07-25T21:20:38Z Is Your Child Taking an Antidepressant? You Might Want to Rethink That- <img src="" /><p>After reviewing the available literature, researchers find only one antidepressant has the data to back up that it's safe and effective for use in children. </p> Mon, 18 Jul 2016 22:11:32 GMT 2016-07-18T22:11:32Z Researchers Homing in on the Genetic Causes of Bipolar Disorder- <img src="" /><p>Scientists compare DNA from families with histories of bipolar disorder with hopes of better understanding the mental illness.</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2016 20:45:57 GMT 2016-07-05T20:45:57Z Does Taking a Painkiller Make You Less Empathic Toward Others?- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol, can reduce your pain but also reduce your ability to feel empathy for others.</p> Fri, 03 Jun 2016 17:47:35 GMT 2016-06-03T17:47:35Z Workaholics May Have Underlying Psychiatric Problems- <img src="" /><p>New research suggests people who let their jobs consume their lives may have ADHD, OCD, anxiety, or depression. </p> Wed, 01 Jun 2016 20:09:04 GMT 2016-06-01T20:09:04Z New, Large Neuroscience Institute Will Study a Variety of Brain Disorders- <img src="" /><p>A $185 million donation by the Weill family is helping establish a multi-faceted neuroscience research facility at the University of California, San Francisco.</p> Tue, 24 May 2016 17:32:23 GMT 2016-05-24T17:32:23Z Bigorexia: The Pressure on Men to Look Like Superheroes- <img src="" /><p>The success of movies like 'Thor' and 'Captain America' puts pressure on men to have muscular bodies that are not easily attainable.</p> Fri, 20 May 2016 16:54:02 GMT 2016-05-20T16:54:02Z Walgreens Joins Growing Efforts to Raise Awareness on Mental Health Issues- <img src="" /><p>The stigma associated with mental health can keep people from seeking the help they need. Soon, you may be able to take the first step at the corner drug store.</p> Wed, 18 May 2016 20:10:56 GMT 2016-05-18T20:10:56Z Lil’ Kim’s Body Modifications Highlight Importance of Self-Love- <img src="" /><p>Following years spent dealing with low self-esteem, the music artist's lighter complexion sparks debate on beauty and race.</p> Fri, 06 May 2016 23:06:01 GMT 2016-05-06T23:06:01Z Mental Health Data Missing from Electronic Health Records- <img src="" /><p>Researchers say the gap in mental health records highlights the country's fragmented healthcare system.</p> Thu, 05 May 2016 22:03:16 GMT 2016-05-05T22:03:16Z HIV Patients Now Living Long Enough to Develop Alzheimer’s- <img src="" /><p>While longer lifespans for HIV patients is cause for celebration, they now face age-related health problems, including dementia. </p> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 22:51:40 GMT 2016-04-22T22:51:40Z U.S. Suicide Rate Increases, Highest Among Young Girls- <img src="" /><p>Social media, mental illness, and contagious nature of suicides may explain threefold increase in suicides among young girls. </p> Fri, 22 Apr 2016 17:48:56 GMT 2016-04-22T17:48:56Z Treating Depression, Anxiety Saves Everyone Money- <img src="" /><p>Treating mental illness is not only a good medical decision, but it also makes good economic sense.</p> Tue, 19 Apr 2016 19:33:01 GMT 2016-04-19T19:33:01Z Why People with Autism Die at a Much Younger Age- <img src="" /><p>Research out of Sweden reveals that adults diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder die 16 years earlier than their counterparts. Suicide is one major cause.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2016 18:26:29 GMT 2016-03-25T18:26:29Z Ketamine Gaining Traction as a Treatment Option for Depression- <img src="" /><p>Ongoing research is showing low doses of the club drug 'Special K' may be an option for treatment-resistant depression. </p> Fri, 18 Mar 2016 23:08:10 GMT 2016-03-18T23:08:10Z Social Media Feeding Obsession of Celebrity Look-Alikes- <img src="" /><p>Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are forums for people who look like Barbie, Superman, and Kim Kardashian. Experts point to mental illness fueled by social media. </p> Mon, 14 Mar 2016 19:17:06 GMT 2016-03-14T19:17:06Z