It is estimated that as many as half of patients taking cancer drugs experience a decrease in mental sharpness. While there have been many theories, what causes "chemo brain" has eluded scientists.
Schools are a vital way of reaching the 10-20 percent of children and young people across the globe who would benefit from some sort of mental health intervention, according to a new Series on mental health interventions ...
A new review of the way health care professionals emphasise weight to define health and wellbeing suggests the approach could be harmful to patients.
New research shows that young adults with type 2 diabetes experience similar levels of depression and anxiety symptoms as young adults with type 1 diabetes, according to a world-first study published in Diabetic ...
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?
(HealthDay)—One out of three people diagnosed with cancer also wind up struggling with a mental health disorder such as anxiety or depression, a new study from Germany reports.
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.
Homophobia and inadequate social support are contributing to high rates of mental health problems and alcohol use among lesbian and bisexual women, a University of Melbourne study has found.
Low-carbohydrate diet has a good effect not only on blood glucose, but also on physical functions, bodily pain and general health, according to a diet study including patients with type 2 diabetes.
In 1897, Emile Durkheim, the father of sociology, speculated that religion could protect against against suicidal impulses. In the century that followed, numerous studies attempted to either prop up or debunk ...
(Medical Xpress)—People aged over 50 are more agile mentally if they are socially active, a study has found – and the effect is even more pronounced in 80-year-olds.
People are significantly more likely to have negative attitudes toward those suffering from drug addiction than those with mental illness, and don't support insurance, housing, and employment policies that benefit those dependent ...
If a person is dually diagnosed with a severe mental illness and a substance abuse problem, are improvements in their mental health or in their substance abuse most likely to reduce the risk of future violence?
University of Adelaide psychiatry researchers have developed a model that could help to predict a patient's likelihood of a good outcome from treatment – from their very first psychotic episode.
A study by San Diego State University psychology professor Jean M. Twenge shows Americans are more depressed now than they have been in decades.