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 Chris Weller | Tue, 11/26/2013 - 10:41
Kids with ADHD are more likely to grow up in a poor neighborhood, due to a mix of genetic and environmental factors.
By Lecia Bushak | Fri, 11/08/2013 - 15:03
The final rule for mental health parity has been issued, creating equality between mental health and medical/surgical benefits.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 14:23
A new report has found that 40 percent of the inmates at Rikers Island in NYC are mentally ill.
By Lecia Bushak | Wed, 10/23/2013 - 18:51
Patrick Kennedy advocates for mental health parity and to break down the stigma surrounding mental illness in America.
By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 13:18
A debate has erupted over whether severe PMS, or PMDD, should be considered a mental disorder.
By Lecia Bushak | Mon, 10/21/2013 - 17:14
A trial conducted on women with eating disorders is the first to measure the efficacy of psychotherapy treatment on those suffering from anorexia.
By Susan Scutti | Mon, 09/02/2013 - 15:23
In order to cure mental illness, a doctor proposes the GAPS diet, which focuses on dietary changes that may alter the composition of microbiota living in our gut.
By Lecia Bushak | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 18:17
Baking may be a therapeutic activity for those who struggle with depression or other mental illnesses.
By Jonathan Weiss | Mon, 08/12/2013 - 15:01
Using powerful genetic tools and a large pool of participants, researchers have found one genetic mutation common among five mental disorders.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 05/08/2013 - 10:12
A new report shows that teens and young adults with mental health challenges can improve their daily life skills when provided with community-based treatment programs.
By Ashik Siddique | Wed, 03/06/2013 - 23:49
People with mental illness have a higher risk of becoming murder victims. What can be done to protect them?
By Christine Hsu | Thu, 01/17/2013 - 16:52
Teenage stress is serious, according to a new study that found a link between adolescent stress and genetic changes that can lead to severe adult mental illness.