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Integrated healthcare with a structure that connects mental and emotional health to physical health is an ideal model for a multi-pronged approach that recognizes the prevalence of mental health stigma — especially among older adults.
Some people suggest that the web’s most popular tools may be causing us more harm than good and that those technologies are taking a toll on the mental and physical well-being of millions of Americans. But what about the demonstrable good that comes from the use of digital mental health and other technologies?
People with anxiety and depression may self-medicate with drugs or alcohol to reduce their symptoms, but this can lead to addiction and can cause alterations in the brain that lead to cognitive impairment, memory loss, anxiety, depression and a whole host of other mental health issues.
Dogs suffer from almost every psychiatric disorder that afflicts humans—all except one: schizophrenia. Why is that?
Millennials were born during a period of rapid technological transformation. Most millennials have never known life without a cellular telephone or without having access to the internet. The mental health effects of being "always connected" have only recently started to be considered.
Military veterans are still unable to be referred to state medical marijuana programs by VA physicians due to a federal prohibition.
Is the senior in your life battling with grief, loneliness, or depression? Learn the differences between these blue feelings and how you can help combat them.
Natural interventions such as brainwave entraining music, diet, behavioral therapy, and meditation may provide viable alternatives to ADHD medications.
These 8 tips can help people with seasonal affective disorder enjoy the winter season while lifting mood and boosting energy levels.
Recovery from gun violence is hard enough without being treated as a piece of evidence in the courtroom of the Internet. As the buzz fades, we must not forget those affected.
Teens don't take risks because they want to upset us or because they think they're invincible. They take risks because our species has been fine-tuned by evolution to do just that during adolescence.
When a medical student developed anxiety related to major transitions in her life, her doctor diagnosed Thin White Female Syndrome and gave her Ativan. Was this good medicine?