University of Queensland researchers warn that many countries in Africa's Sub-Saharan region could be on the verge of a mental health crisis.
Children and adolescents who ate foods high in saturated fats, refined carbohydrates and processed foods appear to experience more depression and low moods, suggests a new systematic research review in the ...
In honor of Veterans Day, the peer-reviewed journal Women's Health Issues (WHI) today released a new Special Collection on women veterans' health, with a focus on mental health. The special collection also highlights recent ...
Two years after Superstorm Sandy, New York and New Jersey residents are still dealing with mental health issues from the storm.
People facing mental health challenges are significantly more likely to have heart disease or stroke, according to a study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress.
A new study of foster care in Canada led by a researcher at Western University reveals a shrinking number of foster care providers are available across the country to care for a growing number of children with increasingly ...
A widely used treatment for prostate cancer may cause more harm than good for some patients, according to Dr. Oliver Sartor, medical director of the Tulane Cancer Center.
Indiana is at the forefront of providing mental health screening and services to juvenile offenders, but more efforts are needed to improve the services provided to detained youths, according to Indiana University School ...
Responding to the large number of people with serious mental illnesses in the criminal justice system will require more than mental health services, according to a new report.
It was a routine visit: The woman, in her 20s, was there to see her doctor for follow-up care for ankylosing spondylitis, a rare form of arthritis primarily affecting the spine.
A world-first mapping system that will pinpoint areas of high male self-harm and suicide, as well as hot spots for men with poor mental health, has been unveiled today as part of National Mental Health Week.
As physicians spend less time with their patients, often as little as 10-15 minutes per appointment, they grow increasingly wary of the limited emotional support they can provide within that time frame.
Many Australians send and receive dozens of text messages each week – but what if one of those texts had the power to help transform your life?
Alcohol binge drinking is bad at any age. But binge drinking if you're young and have a mental health issue is a recipe for disaster.
A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades.