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Mental health affects us all. How we think and feel about our lives and ourselves has an impact on our behavior and how we cope in tough times. Mental health problems are very common and include conditions such as Alzheimer's disease, anorexia, anxiety, bi-polar disorder, bulimia, depression, hyperactivity, insomnia, mania, narcolepsy, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), panic attacks, paranoia, phobias, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), schizophrenia, stress, suicide and Tourette's.
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How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost

Wed, 12/11/2019 - 6:00am
A new study, using survey responses, suggests that playing in a brass band may help improve respiratory health and psychological well-being.

Depression on birth control: Everything you need to know

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 8:00pm
Plenty of anecdotal evidence suggests that people might develop depression and mood changes when taking birth control. Find out what the research says in this article.

Depression during pregnancy: Symptoms, treatment, and more

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 3:00pm
Depression is a mental health condition that can affect anyone, including women during pregnancy. Learn more about depression during pregnancy, including the symptoms and safe treatments.

Facing an existential crisis: What to know

Fri, 12/06/2019 - 10:00pm
An existential crisis occurs when a person often wonders if life has any inherent meaning or purpose. Though not a serious mental health condition in itself, it can lead to complications. Read more here.

16 myths about depression

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 1:00pm
Depression is a very common condition. Despite this, many myths and misconceptions continue to surround it. Learn more about depression here, including the facts.

What is the link between anxiety and high blood pressure?

Thu, 12/05/2019 - 12:00am
Anxiety may cause high blood pressure, and high blood pressure may also cause anxiety. Read about the link between these conditions and the treatment options.

What to know about alcohol intoxication

Tue, 12/03/2019 - 1:00pm
Alcohol intoxication is a temporary condition that occurs when a person drinks an excess of alcohol. Learn about the signs, treatments, and risks, including alcohol poisoning.

What is obsessive-compulsive personality disorder?

Thu, 11/28/2019 - 1:00pm
Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) causes a person to feel an overwhelming need for order. Read about the symptoms, causes, and treatment of OCPD here.

What to know about lithium toxicity

Wed, 11/27/2019 - 4:00pm
Lithium toxicity can occur if a person takes too much of a lithium-containing medication. Learn about its symptoms, causes, and what to do here.

Obsessive love: What to know

Fri, 11/22/2019 - 3:00pm
Obsessive love disorder can be a symptom of an underlying mental health condition or due to previous trauma. Learn more about its symptoms, causes, and treatments here.

What are the effects of emotional abuse?

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 1:00pm
Emotional abuse is a serious form of abuse that can have both short- and long-term effects. Learn about how to spot the signs of emotional abuse and how to seek or provide help here.

Borderline personality disorder: Trauma raises risk by 13-fold

Thu, 11/21/2019 - 10:00am
A new study has found that people with borderline personality disorder have a 13 times higher chance of reporting childhood trauma than people without.

What does it mean to feel malaise?

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 2:00pm
Malaise is a general feeling of being unwell. Read on to learn about the various symptoms and causes of malaise, and when to see a doctor.

Ketamine for depression: Study investigates side effects

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:00am
According to a recent analysis of 13-years' worth of studies, the side effects of ketamine infusion are mild and last only a few hours.

Suicide prevention: Links and resources

Wed, 11/20/2019 - 3:00am
If you or someone you know is considering suicide, you are not alone. Here’s a list of hotlines and online resources to help prevent suicide.

Depression: 35 extra minutes of exercise daily slashes risk

Sun, 11/17/2019 - 3:00am
New research finds that both high and low intensity physical activity can help offset a genetic predisposition to developing depression.

16 strategies and treatments to fight depression

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 8:00pm
Depression is a common mental health condition that can range in severity from mild to debilitating. Learn about 16 ways to fight depression in this article.

Homeopathic treatments for anxiety: What to know

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 2:00pm
Homeopathy is a practice that uses diluted nonmedical substances to treat different illnesses. Learn more about whether it can help treat anxiety symptoms in this article.

What to know about hallucinations

Fri, 11/15/2019 - 2:00am
Hallucinations are sensory experiences that exist only in the mind. There are many types of hallucinations and possible causes, including drugs and mental illnesses. Learn more here.

What to know about paranoid personality disorder

Thu, 11/14/2019 - 4:00pm
Paranoid personality disorder is a common but underdiagnosed mental health disorder. Read on to learn about the causes and symptoms of paranoid personality disorder and the treatment options.

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