Mental Health

Newer drugs for depression may increase death risk

In a recent study, researchers found an increased death risk in adults with depression who used newer antipsychotic medications. The research was conducted by a...

12 mental health tips as life gets ‘back to normal’

News stories. Social media “memories.” Significant dates of things that happened a year ago – or never happened because of COVID-19. In the coming weeks...

Over half of COVID-19 survivors suffer from major depression

In a new study, researchers found that more than half of individuals with prior COVID-19 illness have met the criteria for symptoms of major...

Depression more likely after stroke than heart attack

Adults who have had strokes – especially women – are more likely to become depressed than those who have had heart attacks, according to...

How grief rewires the brain and can affect health – and what to do...

Grief is a common, if not universal, human experience. But that doesn't make it simple. It's psychological, but it affects people physically. It's a matter...

This eye problem can affect your physical and mental health

In a new study, researchers found that people suffering from dry eye disease symptoms have a lower quality of life compared to those without...

Living near water can be beneficial to your mental health

We know that people are more likely to experience mental health disorders in areas with greater population density. Overcrowding, pollution, urban violence and less social...

COVID-19 mental health crisis is hitting young adults

As the COVID-19 pandemic persists, mental health professionals are growing more alarmed about a parallel mental health crisis brewing for young adults. The burden of...

This drug for mental health may harm the brain

In a recent study published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers found that a commonly used antipsychotic medication is linked to adverse changes in brain structure. They...

How to eat to have good mental health

In a new study, researchers found that customized diets and lifestyle changes could be key to optimizing mental health. The research was conducted by a...