Under Debate: Psychiatric Medications
Medications are often prescribed to treat mental conditions, but are they all they’re cracked up to be? Some have raised concerns that psychiatric medications may have overstated benefits and underreported harms.
Mixing Mental Health and Substance Use
If you're treating a teen for mental health, it's important to understand the big picture. The big picture includes how much they drink, smoke or use marijuana.
I Just Called to Say I'm Okay
If making an appointment to see the psychiatrist or therapist for your regular therapy is a hassle, here's some good news. A phone therapy session may be just as helpful.
Being Unable to Conceive
The stress of dealing with infertility take both a physical and emotional toll on women's bodies. Now, there's evidence that this stress can lead to mental health conditions as well.
New Insights into Mental Illness
Psychiatric disorders such as depression, anxiety and schizophrenia have long been something of a mystery, but new research is identifying the brain circuits and chemicals that are involved in such illnesses.
Violence: Side Effect of Perscription Drugs
Illegal street drugs are not the only drugs associated with violent behavior. Various prescription drugs have been linked to violent outbursts, even homicide, by mental health patients.
Veterans at Risk
A new study suggests veterans with any psychiatric illness face an increased risk of suicide and those with bipolar disorder are at an even greater risk.