A new study has determined that teenagers who have abortions are no more likely to become depressed or have low self-esteem than their peers whose pregnancies do not end in abortion.
There's some truth to the effectiveness of folk remedies and old wives' tales when it comes to serious medical issues, according to findings by a team from Detroit Medical Center.
More than 80 percent of university students are struggling with psychological distress with almost one-fifth of these classified as having a serious mental illness, according to a UQ study.
Games tackle psychological distress with narratives that ease anxiety and help players develop coping mechanisms.
(PhysOrg.com) -- When presented with images of faces depicting various emotional states, people who look briefly at fearful expressions are more vulnerable to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) than those who look at the ...
If you're depressed and suicidal, a victim of rape or domestic violence, can your smartphone's personal assistant answer your call for help?
Latinos benefit from antidepressants like everybody else only they do not use them nearly as often. The trick is getting past some cultural barriers.
The Newtown school massacre in December brought renewed attention in the United States and around the world to the issue of gun control and led President Barack Obama to propose a wide-ranging plan to curb gun violence.
For many, the topic of teen body image conjures thoughts of overweight adolescents battling the scale, peer separation and depression, but a recent study conducted by Michelle Frisco and Jason Houle of Penn State's Department ...
Trained lay counsellors can be effective at helping treat people who have depression and anxiety in public primary care facilities, according to a study published today in the Lancet.