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How exercise can boost your brain function

In Canada, approximately one in five adults will experience a mental illness in their lifetime, with similar numbers reported in the United States.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mood and personality disorders are often misconceived

With each new version of the widely-used manual of mental disorders, the number of mental health conditions increases. The latest version (DSM-5) lists around 300 disorders. To complicate things, many share common features, ...

Health

Menopausal mood swings can signal more serious mental illness

Most women expect to experience the effects of hormonal changes when they come to menopause and many anticipate increased irritability and mood swings. But mood swings that can be just an annoyance for some women can develop ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

'Financial health' is good medicine in mental health care

Spend an afternoon doing mental health research with Annie Harper, Ph.D. and you might find yourself checking out the prices at a local rent-to-own store, helping a client pull his credit report, or listening as Harper speaks ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

CDC probes troubling rise in suicide among Utah teens

(HealthDay)—Between 2011 and 2015, the rate of suicide for Utah's teens—mostly boys—more than doubled and greatly outpaced the national average for these tragedies, a new report finds.

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