FRIDAY, March 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Latinx students reported higher depression, social anxiety, and generalized anxiety than non-Latinx students during the pandemic, according to a study published online March 31 in the Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology.
FRIDAY, March 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Prescriptions for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) medications spiked during the COVID-19 pandemic, a new government report shows.
FRIDAY, March 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Children should feel safe at school, but learning of a mass shooting — like this week's tragedy at Covenant School in Nashville — can threaten their sense of security.
People with mental health concerns now have more options than ever for how they receive treatment. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted psychotherapists to open new avenues for care, from video sessions to text-based counseling. And in 2023, many therapists have returned to their offices to see clients who prefer in-person sessions.Anyone who is experiencing psychological...
TUESDAY, March 28, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Endogenous ghrelin is associated with longitudinal weight gain in girls and young women with anorexia nervosa, according to a study published online March 24 in JAMA Network Open.
Lawmakers in states including Colorado, California, Texas and New York are taking big, legislative swings at the eating disorder crisis.
For the first time, autism is being diagnosed more frequently in Black and Hispanic children than in white kids in the U.S.
FRIDAY, March 24, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Breakthrough research shows genetic markers for substance abuse and could lead to more effective ways to prevent and treat drug and alcohol use disorders.
WEDNESDAY, March 22, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Street view-based green space and tree coverage are associated with a decreased risk for postpartum depression (PPD), according to a study published online March 6 in The Lancet Regional Health: Americas.
TUESDAY, March 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Youth with bipolar disorder (BD) rate their quality of life (QoL) worse than healthy youth, youth with chronic medical conditions, and youth with certain psychiatric disorders, according to a study published online March 14 in Bipolar Disorders.
TUESDAY, March 21, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Anxiety disorders are no small matter, but knowing which symptoms point to trouble may help you navigate your intense fears and worries.
In-person mental health care is hard to arrange in rural nursing homes, so video chats with faraway professionals are filling the gap.
MONDAY, March 20, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Sometimes an anxiety disorder feels like worry and ruminating about lots of little and big things.
THURSDAY, March 16, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- For male adolescents with severe mental illness, suicide prevention may benefit from clozapine, electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), and lithium (CEL) treatment, according to a study published online March 14 in Nature Communications.
WEDNESDAY, March 15, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Diabetes is a known risk factor for mental decline and dementia. Paired with total tooth loss, the potential harm to the brain is even more significant, new research indicates.
MONDAY, March 13, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Eating disorders are on the rise, affecting about 30 million people worldwide, and they can be deadly.
Older people often aren’t being screened for anxiety disorders, even though it is a common affliction — one masked by other problems when growing old.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The tiny clinic where physicians prescribe hormones and other medications to transgender teenagers shares the same campus where West Virginia kids travel to receive treatments for rare cancer, heart surgery and other health care difficult to get anywhere else.
TUESDAY, March 7, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- Can vitamin D lower dementia risk?
MONDAY, March 6, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- People with schizophrenia have an increased risk for an emergency department visit for interpersonal violence during the perinatal period, according to a study published online March 6 in CMAJ, the journal of the Canadian Medical Association.
FRIDAY, March 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- There is little that is harder than watching a loved one struggle with depression. So what can you do?
Patient injuries, abuse, and neglect have continued at the Montana State Hospital since the state-run psychiatric facility lost its federal certification due to preventable patient deaths. But state officials won’t release details, citing laws making those reports confidential.
WEDNESDAY, March 1, 2023 (HealthDay News) -- When expectant or new moms experience depression, known as perinatal depression, loneliness may be a driving factor.
More than 200 inmates killed themselves during eight years in which state prison officials failed to complete court-ordered suicide prevention safeguards. Inmates, the judge writes, have “waited far too long” for adequate mental health care.
Last week, Alabama’s Second Congressional District U.S. Rep. Barry Moore stood in a gun shop in Troy and announced a bill he’ll introduce in t…