Many Americans experience some kind of winter blues. But in some cases, symptoms can rise to the level of clinical depression. Here's what to know about SAD and the natural therapy that can help.
The Israel-Gaza conflict is likely to leave people in the region struggling with trauma-related mental health symptoms for a long time to come.
New evidence shows that people who maintain a range of healthy habits, from good sleep to physical activity to strong social connections, are significantly less likely to experience depression.
The Georgia EMDR Network has 150 certified specialists, but its community coordinator Angie Heath estimates hundreds of therapists throughout the state are using EMDR — eye movement desensitization and reprocessing — techniques for people with post-traumatic stress disorder.
More than 600,000 people are released from prisons every year, many with costly health conditions but no medications, medical records, a health care provider, or insurance.
Participants were asked questions about their parents' general parenting style and how that affected their thoughts and feelings in the previous two weeks.
Psychedelic drugs were a hot topic at this year's Society for Neuroscience meeting. Researchers hope the drugs can help people with disorders like depression and PTSD.
In a recent small study, the antidepressant effects of ketamine lasted longer when an intravenous dose was followed with computer games featuring smiling faces or words aimed at boosting self-esteem.
Gerald Miles' anxiety and depression was constant and crippling. Modern treatments weren't helping. But electroconvulsive therapy, an older, controversial method, did.
Ketamine, a Schedule III non-narcotic substance, has been available to licensed prescribers since the 1970s. Since then, multiple studies have shown ketamine helps some depression patients who feel as though they’ve tried everything else.
Scientists are using MRI scans to understand how mental illness shows up in the bran. But new research raises concerns that existing studies are not reliable because the sample sizes are too small.
The remedy is a new type of transcranial magnetic stimulation that's showing good results in just five days of treatment. For some patients, it's life-changing.
Even when mental health is covered, providers of behavioral health services can be tough to find. And there are not always enough of them to treat rising pandemic-related anxiety or depression.
The deadline to sign up for a health plan on the marketplace is Jan. 15.
Three leading pediatric health organizations are sounding the alarm about "soaring rates" of depression, anxiety and suicidal thoughts among children and adolescents.
The pandemic has made people more open to seeking help, a new survey finds, but cost and difficulty in finding a mental health care provider are still big obstacles.