76 percent of teens aged 13-17 have an Instagram account. While it’s a great way for them to connect and share with friends, it also may be a danger for their mental health. New research suggests that Instagram, more than any other social media – increases their chances for developing anxiety and depression.
For most women, the joy of becoming a mother makes pregnancy a time of excitement and optimism. However, for others, pregnancy can become a significant burden; approximately 10 percent of pregnant women suffer from depression.
A new study shows that talk therapy may be the most important part of treatment for social anxiety disorder, even more so than medication.
Mmajor depressive episodes (MDE) – a serious condition that goes well beyond the boundaries of normal adolescent angst – is on the rise among teenagers. Unfortunately, there has not been a corresponding rise in the number of teens receiving treatment for this problem.
For people who don’t have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), it can be very difficult for them to understand the condition. Here’s what you need to know about the condition to better understand it.
While some children with ADHD outgrow it, about 60 percent still have it as adults. In fact, some adults have ADHD and don’t know it. Here are some signs that may indicate you have adult ADHD.
The demands and stress in your professional and personal life can trigger feelings of anxiety and possibly make it difficult to determine if you’re experiencing “normal” anxiety or have an anxiety disorder.
Exercise is good for the body. It can help you lose weight, get stronger and reduce your risk of serious health conditions. But exercise doesn’t just benefit your physical health – it can also have a positive impact on your mental health and mood.
Most people get an annual physical to make sure their body is well and to detect the early signs of illness, but how often do you get a mental health checkup? Mental health is an important aspect of your physical health that we often overlook or ignore.
One in eight women develops depression at some point in her life, but two-thirds of those who are depressed do not seek help. It is important to understand the ways you may experience depression and how they can be treated.