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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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Lexapro withdrawal: Everything you need to know

Mon, 07/01/2019 - 6:00pm
Lexapro is a type of antidepressant that helps provide the body with more serotonin. Stopping taking Lexapro or drastically reducing the dosage can cause withdrawal symptoms. Learn more here.

Letter from the Editor: It's good to laugh

Sat, 06/29/2019 - 11:00am
In this month's letter, Managing Editor Honor reveals what the MNT editorial team got up to for their annual summer event, and it might just make you chuckle.

What is survivor's guilt?

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 2:00pm
When a person survives a traumatic event that other people did not, they may experience feelings of guilt. Survivor's guilt is a common symptom of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Tips for coping with survivor's guilt include connecting with others and practicing mindfulness. Learn more here.

Serotonin deficiency could explain 'imaginary' somatic condition

Thu, 06/27/2019 - 11:00am
New research suggests that a genetic mutation affecting serotonin levels could be the cause of otherwise medically unexplained pain symptoms.

What causes irritability?

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 2:00pm
Many factors can cause irritability, including life stress, depression, a lack of sleep, and premenstrual syndrome. In this article, we look at the possible causes of irritability and tips for managing it.

Bipolar: Experts urge better initial care

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:00am
Specialists reveal that people with bipolar disorder have to wait for a long time for a diagnosis, and that they fail to receive appropriate initial care.

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