One man says he works 72 hours a week because everyone else at his office does; he’s thinking about cutting back on sleep so he can be more productive. A woman says the last time she had a moment for herself was when she went for her annual mammogram. Another says she has decided that life is too hectic to have kids - ever.
Date Posted: April 2, 2014
Categories: Obsessions & Compulsions (OCD)GO
The number of US children with autism spectrum disorder has soared approximately 30% in the past 2 years, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
Violent video games really do boost aggressive behavior in children, according to a new study. Even after accounting for parental involvement, gender, age and other factors, psychologists at Iowa State University, Ames, linked habitually playing ...
Categories: Aggression & Violence, Child DevelopmentGO
Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about ...
The ability to manage our emotions and exert self-control is considered one of the cornerstones of emotional intelligence and a key predictor of personal and professional success. Yet, it doesn’t take a marshmallow test to figure out that most of ...
Categories: Control IssuesGO
This week, a research team led by Associate Professor Grigori Enikolopov of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) reports online in the journal PlOS One the results of experiments designed to assess the impacts of social stress upon adolescent mice, ...
Categories: Aggression & Violence, Anxiety, Child Development, Stress ...GO
Coroners in London are preparing to investigate two apparent suicides as unexpected deaths by finance workers around the world have raised concerns about mental health and stress levels in the industry. The inquest into the death of William ...
Categories: Stress Management, Suicide PreventionGO
New research published by The Cabinet Office in the UK has revealed that being a member of the clergy is associated with the highest levels of life satisfaction.
Not all children benefit from medication, some experience intolerable side effects, and many continue to struggle despite the benefits provided by medication. Behavior therapy can be difficult for parents to ...
Categories: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)GO
The current theory apparently being promoted by officials is that the crash of the Malaysian plane may have been an act of suicide, most probably by a pilot. But do mental health experts agree that this is the most likely explanation of this ...
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine and the Allen Institute for Brain Science have published a ...
Categories: Autism spectrum disordersGO
Mental health is a topic everyone can relate to. We all personally know what it’s like when you miss the train or you're late to a meeting - we all know what it feels like to be stressed and how it impairs our ability to make good decisions. And ...
Categories: Workplace IssuesGO
Yoga increases the brain's levels of GABA, a chemical that helps regulate nerve activity, research finds. The study, lead by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine, compared yoga with a 'metabolically matched' walking condition. ...
Categories: Meditation, Mood Swings / BipolarGO
SINGAPORE - About one in 15 Singaporeans suffers from stress-related disorders such as depression at some point in his or her life. Mental health experts said one contributing factor could be Singapore's highly dense urban environment.
Categories: Stress ManagementGO
Some of Australia's leading scientists, researchers and doctors have started world-first clinical research in Brisbane to unlock the code behind post-traumatic stress disorder - the debilitating and potentially fatal mental illness that impacts ...
Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSDGO
A nasal spray that delivers a peptide to treat depression holds promise as a potential alternative therapeutic approach, research from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) shows.