Experts explain what the statistics point to as the underlying cause of mass violence.
Even with a growing awareness of mental health, researchers say our compassion for those with mental illness hasn’t improved. Dr. Melanie Rosen, an assistant professor of philosophy, thinks the lack of societal empathy could be fixed in our sleep.
Bodybuilding athletes constantly monitor their physiques and can often develop into a subtype of body dysmorphic disorder called muscle dysmorphia.
Sarah Fay has battled with inaccurate and inadequate diagnoses that unfortunately shaped how she viewed herself. Fay details her journey and extensive research into mental health diagnoses in her new book Pathological.
Everyone grieves differently, but some can become completely debilitated by their sorrow for years. The American Psychiatric Association recently recognized this type of grief as a diagnosis called prolonged grief disorder.
Scientists might have found a way to reduce or delay dementia. Then, a new treatment destroys advanced stage ovarian cancer in mice. And finally, with so much information at our fingertips, how can we know what's true?
ASPD is a disorder where those affected don’t feel empathy. Many serial killers and rapists have ASPD, so why haven’t we been looking for a cure? An expert talks about the challenges facing ASPD research.
SAD can develop into non-seasonal major depression if left untreated. An expert gives advice on how to combat SAD and reduce the risk of getting it next year.
Study at Israel’s Sheba Medical Center shows that a 4th shot increases antibodies fivefold within a week. A new study shows the stigma of depression is lessening. Plus, a new survey finds that not everyone feels invited to the table when it comes to plant-based foods. And finally, analysis shows that recreational and even medical marijuana can contain high …
Up to 15% of calls to 911 involve people having a mental health breakdown, yet many call centers, especially in rural areas, have no one with any training on what to do or who to dispatch in those cases.
Children and young adolescents may experience perceptual distortions or strange thoughts, but if they become frequent and disruptive, they can be an early tip-off to serious future mental health distress.
Around a half million people are homeless in the US on any given night, but the street homeless who are most visible often incorrectly influence our assumptions about the homeless. A noted researcher discusses myths and truths about their addictions, employment, residences, and more, and why people often become homeless.