News tagged with mental

Taking care of mom and dad

There are some 50 million informal caregivers in the United States providing unpaid care to older family members. Some help out a couple of hours a week while others are available around the clock. These ...

Nov 20, 2013
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Even football heroes can be laid low by depression

(HealthDay)—Will Heininger was a 295-pound defensive tackle for the University of Michigan at the end of his freshman year when he realized he had a big problem: He was severely depressed.

Nov 14, 2013
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New links between social status and brain activity

New studies released today reveal links between social status and specific brain structures and activity, particularly in the context of social stress. The findings were presented at Neuroscience 2013, the annual meeting ...

Nov 13, 2013
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