A growing body of research offers compelling evidence that late-night smartphone use can trigger sleep disturbances linked to subpar daytime performance, depression, and anxiety.
Depression is, in fact, surprisingly difficult to define.
"I hope that reading about characters who struggle will help people see that it's okay to struggle," says 20-year-old author Jennifer Yu.
I'm frustrated by my students' inability to put away their electronic devices. One country responds to the growing addiction.
The brain and the mind exist in a symbiotic relationship in which they both affect each other, but in which neither is entirely the other.
What can forensic psychology tell us about the still unsolved JonBenet Ramsey case?
Knowing about something is much different than being able to do it consistently.
Social anxiety disorder. Millions have it and hate it. And why not? It can pull every ounce of joy from any social situation - any time. Our guest poster, a third year med student, compassionately shares his SAD tale...
Feeling low? New research says: try a pickle. Gut feelings are more real than you think, and intestinal bugs influence your mood as well as your waistline.
Depression poses a risk for cardiovascular diseases in men that is just as great as that posed by high cholesterol levels and obesity.
A King Solomon legend
There are a number of simple things that anyone can do to improve their mood.
Can microdoing acid (LSD) help a variety of serious mental and addictive disorders?
The latest findings of a ten-year study show that depression can be just as hard on your heart as obesity or high cholesterol.
Detoxification is an essential part of a prevention and treatment program for recovery of mental health, including PTSD, depression and addictions.
How deep is my grief? What are the signs and symptoms of deep grief?
A review of the research finds certain social media behaviors lead to depression.
We are bombarded with visual metaphors on television every day. Clients use metaphors to understand their dilemmas and plan strategies for change. The case history is helpful.
Here we are a week and a half into the new year— how are YOU doing with YOUR resolutions?
Folklore has it that the spirits of people who have killed themselves in the forest call others who are sad to the place and then lure them deep into the woods.