The World Health Organisation has determined that depressive disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide. The recurrent and chronic forms of depression account for the bulk of the problem.
(HealthDay)—Unsolicited job leads can have a deleterious effect on mental health, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.
While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long ...
Relatively few teens say they have engaged in sexting, or the sharing of nude or nearly nude photos via mobile phone or the Internet, finds a new study in the Journal of Adolescent Health.
For millions of Americans, mental health treatment is largely out of reach—a fact one FIU psychologist is trying to change.