Mental Health

Mental illness strongly linked to high blood pressure, heart rate problem

Scientists from the University of South Australia found another reason why people should be paying more attention to mental health: it is closely aligned...

How sleep may help you process emotions, reduce PTSD

Scientists from the the University of Bern found how the brain triages emotions during dream sleep to consolidate the storage of positive emotions while...

These strategies and life hacks can help anyone with ADHD

Imagine that it’s 4:59 p.m., only one minute before your deadline. You swore you’d never put yourself in this position again, and yet you...

Scientists find a better way to treat bipolar disorder

Scientists from Karolinska Institutet found six predictors that could help determine the amount of lithium needed to treat patients with bipolar disorder. The study also...

Simply believing you can do something is linked to higher wellbeing

The number of people struggling with poor mental health and mental disorders has been rising around the world over the past few decades. Those who...

What is fentanyl and why is it behind the deadly surge in US drug...

Buying drugs on the street is a game of Russian roulette. From Xanax to cocaine, drugs or counterfeit pills purchased in nonmedical settings may...

Mediterranean diet could reduce depression symptoms

Scientists from the University of Technology Sydney found people with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they...

ADHD in adults is challenging but highly treatable – a clinical psychologist explains

When I was a child in the 1980s, the people I knew with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder were hyperactive boys who went to the school nurse...

Half of Americans with opioid use disorder don’t get this lifesaving medication

Scientists from Washington University in St. Louis found that less than half of Americans who received treatment for opioid use disorder were offered a...

How to treat anxiety effectively

Anxiety disorders are generally treated with psychotherapy, medication, or both. There are many ways to treat anxiety, and you should work with a health...