Anyone who’s ever waited for a job interview or lingered too long on a diving board knows that uncertainty can cause stress. New research suggests ...
Condition Center: Anxiety Disorders
The popular Netflix series “Orange is the New Black” depicts the lives of female inmates in prison, but it also shows their pre-prison lives, and...
Despite ample evidence citing the negative effects of joining gangs, a section of the youth still remains attracted to the idea of membership. Now, n...
Amber Smith, of Rugby, England, wanted the world to see how a panic attack affects a person.
It's an old truism: opposites attract. But maybe that's not really true.
Whether it is a character from a Disney movie telling you to let it go, or the Dalai Lama explaining how useless it is to worry, a new study shows th...
When people think of prescription drug overdoses, painkillers likely come to mind. However, they’re not the only prescription drugs that people are...
Many of America's lawyers face a potentially serious health issue.
A concussion could raise an adult's likelihood of committing suicide by 300 percent, even without a history of psychiatric issues.
Veterans who have been wounded often deal with chronic pain conditions. A new study suggests they might be able to help themselves.
Scary experiences can leave emotional scars even after years, but there may be hope for long-term survivors of rape, domestic violence and war.
A single dose of an illegal, hallucinogenic drug could help cancer patients in a big way.
When drugs don't work, how is a patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) supposed to manage?
Web counseling is an easily accessible and affordable mental health tool. And new evidence suggests it's effective, too.
For athletes, training the mind might be just as important as training the body.
Unlike teenagers, social media never sleeps. But for teens who try to keep up with online accounts 24/7, there may be a price.
Psychedelic drugs may once again be raising consciousness about alternative ways to treat mental disorders.
Stigma can be a major barrier for people with mental illness to seek the help they need, but a new survey suggests that perceptions may be changing.