Addiction

Cannabis: Sexually diverse youths with depression use more

It's no secret that studies show that sexually diverse youth—in particular, lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth—use more cannabis and experience more mental health challenges than their heterosexual peers.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Appearance-related anxiety and the tool helping people post-lockdown

After more than a year of restrictions, many people are apprehensive about socializing freely again. But for people with visible differences, and those who suffer appearance related anxiety, that thought might be particularly ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mental health experiences of LGB Vietnam-era veterans

Lesbian, gay, and bisexual Veterans from the Vietnam era report PTSD and poorer mental health more often than their heterosexual counterparts, according to an analysis of data from the Vietnam Era Health Retrospective Observational ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Using artificial intelligence to overcome mental health stigma

Depression is a worldwide problem, with serious consequences for individual health and the economy, and rapid and effective screening tools are thus urgently needed to counteract its increasing prevalence. Now, researchers ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Adults with psoriasis more likely to have rheumatoid arthritis

(HealthDay)—Adults with psoriasis have an increased likelihood of having rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with adults without psoriasis, according to a study published online June 15 in the Journal of the American Academy ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Toxic workplaces increase risk of depression by 300%

A year-long Australian population study has found that full time workers employed by organizations that fail to prioritize their employees' mental health have a threefold increased risk of being diagnosed with depression.

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