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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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What to know about Celexa (citalopram)

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 5:00pm
Celexa (citalopram) is an antidepressant medication that doctors prescribe for major depressive disorder. We look at its uses, side effects, and warnings.

Is there a link between dark chocolate and depression?

Tue, 08/06/2019 - 3:00am
Scientists have discussed for decades whether chocolate can improve mood. The latest research links reduced depressive symptoms to eating dark chocolate.

Chronic depression: Form of CBT may fail after 2 years

Mon, 08/05/2019 - 6:00am
A study compares the benefits of the cognitive behavioral analysis system of psychotherapy with those of supportive psychotherapy for chronic depression.

How does music therapy work? Brain study sheds light

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 6:00am
A study that may mark ‘a milestone' in music therapy research finds that therapists’ brains synchronize with their clients' during sessions.

Is this red wine compound the future of depression treatment?

Sat, 08/03/2019 - 3:00am
Resveratrol, a compound that occurs in red wine, appears to relieve anxiety and depression symptoms in mice. A recent study delves into the details.

Burnout: Facing the damage of 'chronic workplace stress'

Fri, 08/02/2019 - 12:00pm
Burnout is a common occurrence among modern day workers. But what is it, why does it happen, and how can we overcome it? This Spotlight feature explores.

What to know about skin picking

Thu, 08/01/2019 - 12:00am
Skin picking involves consistently picking, pulling, or tearing healthy skin. It is a psychological symptom in many cases. Treatment includes therapy and medication. Learn more here.

Telling a 'white lie' may affect one's ability to recognize emotions

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 3:00am
New research finds that dishonest acts impair 'interpersonal cognition,' or the empathic ability to accurately tell what another person is feeling.

What to know about nitrous oxide

Wed, 07/31/2019 - 2:00am
Effects of nitrous oxide include a feeling of euphoria that quickly fades. There may be some shorter and longer term side effects. Learn more here.

How 'tickling' the ear could prevent age related disease

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 11:00am
A type of noninvasive electric stimulation that 'tickles' the ear could help improve many different aspects of health in later life, new research finds.

False missile alert may have 'benefited' people with anxiety

Tue, 07/30/2019 - 6:00am
A surprising new study finds that the false alarm of a missile strike issued a year ago in Hawaii benefited people with high day-to-day anxiety.

Is marijuana a depressant? What to know

Mon, 07/29/2019 - 10:00pm
Marijuana can act as a depressant, stimulant, and hallucinogen. Learn more about the effects of each type of drug here. We also cover the risks and side effects.

Music may replace sedatives for treating pre-op anxiety

Sun, 07/28/2019 - 3:00am
Comparing the effects of sedatives with those of soothing music in people with preoperative anxiety suggests that the latter could replace the former.

Polyamory: Beyond the confines of monogamous love

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 12:00pm
What is polyamory, who practices it, and what are its main challenges? In this Spotlight feature, four polyamorous people explain the facts.

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