By Susan Scutti | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 17:10
A new study finds the decline in smoking among individuals with mental illness to be significantly less than among those without mental illness, yet quit-rates increased among those receiving treatment.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 12:38
Urban Outfitters pulled its 'Depression' tees from its site after consumers criticized the shirts for glamorizing mental illness, but the shirt's maker says people jumped to conclusions.
By John Ericson | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 22:09
Parks and urban greenery can provide "long-lasting improvements in mental health" for nearby residents, a study finds.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 01/06/2014 - 16:26
According to research and analysis of social media, Jan. 6, 2014, is the most depressing day of the new year.
By Peter Sergo | Sat, 01/04/2014 - 18:05
A U.K. charity for mental health research found that up to a third of people who work are underexposed to sunlight and urge work and academic environments to enhance people's ability to experience natural light on a daily basis for the sake of mental health.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 12/27/2013 - 16:44
Scientists have found a way to control the brain through light, and now the tool may assist in treating addiction.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 12/18/2013 - 13:02
People may one day be able to track the move from a mood disorder to clinical depression via a smartphone app.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 12/12/2013 - 17:29
Scientists will be able to identify a person's suicide risk with a new genetic test.
By Peter Sergo | Tue, 12/10/2013 - 14:54
A commander's statement that Guantánamo Bay prison guards suffer from PTSD twice as often as combat troops was retracted after research revealed there was no basis for the observation.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 12/07/2013 - 18:37
A study found that empathy levels decrease in teen boys between the ages of 13 and 16.
By Susan Scutti | Thu, 12/05/2013 - 00:15
A University of Cincinnati researcher suggests that social ties may contribute more to changing sleep patterns among adolescents than ebbing hormones.