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Discrimination not only harms the health and well-being of the victim, but the victim\'s romantic partner as well, indicates new research.
A new article presents the challenges in using three major diagnostic manuals from a scientific perspective and offer some recommendations for re-conceptualizing the mental disorders they describe.
For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), eating a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables and whole grains may be linked to having less disability and fewer symptoms than people whose diet is less healthy, according to a study.
People with major depressive disorder have alterations in the activity and connectivity of brain systems underlying reward and memory, according to a new study. The findings provide clues as to which regions of the brain could be at the root of symptoms, such as reduced happiness and pleasure, in depression.
Chronic sleep deprivation -- which can involve staying up late, and waking up early for work or school -- has become a way of life for both kids and adults, especially with the increasing use of phones and tablets late into the night. But this social jet lag poses some serious health and mental health risks: new research finds that for teenagers, even a short period of sleep restriction could, over the long-term, raise their risk for depression and addiction.
A woman\'s emotional and physical health during pregnancy impacts a developing fetus, research shows. However, less is known about the effect of past stressors and posttraumatic stress disorder on an expectant woman.
A new study explores predictors and frequency of surrogate decision-maker distress and has found high levels of both anxiety and depression.
New research finds that frequent marijuana use seems to strengthen the relationship between pain and depression and anxiety, not ease it.
People showing high levels of extraversion and conscientiousness may have protection against depression and anxiety, according to the results of a new study.
Mental illness associated with early childhood adversity may be passed from generation to generation, according to a new study of adults whose parents evacuated Finland as children during World War II.