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Mental Health Friday 2022-11-25 – Generalized Anxiety Disorder

    Mental Health Friday 2022-11-25 On Mental Health Friday, we post, in alphabetical order, one per week, information on mental health disorders. Mental Health Friday is for informational purposes only, and is in no way meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Please do not self diagnose and seek professional help for what […]

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Patients suffering with hard-to-treat depression may get relief from noninvasive magnetic brain stimulation

Patients suffering with hard-to-treat depression may get relief from noninvasive magnetic brain stimulation Transcranial magnetic stimulation has worked when medication and other therapies have not. Monty Rakusen/Image Source via Getty Images Patricia Junquera, Florida International University Not only is depression a debilitating disease, but it is also widespread. Approximately 20 million adult Americans experience at least […]

Air pollution harms the brain and mental health, too – a large-scale analysis documents effects on brain regions associated with emotions

2022-11-22 Air pollution harms the brain and mental health, too – a large-scale analysis documents effects on brain regions associated with emotions   As the planet heats up, air pollution is getting worse. Westend61/Getty Images Clara G. Zundel, Wayne State University The Research Brief is a short take about interesting academic work. The big idea People […]

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4 Steps to Live in the Present Every Day

4 Steps to Live in the Present Every Day (Family Features) Living in the present means celebrating each moment as it happens without worries about the past or anxiety for what the future holds and enjoying life to the fullest. Many people find themselves thinking about what happened yesterday or what might happen tomorrow, making […]

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2022-11-21 Doctors often miss depression symptoms for certain groups – a routine screening policy for all adult primary care patients could significantly reduce the gap Depression is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Thomas Barwick/Stone via Getty Images Maria Garcia, University of California, San Francisco Depression is a costly and debilitating condition that profoundly influences a […]

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Bullying and Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Needs

    Bullying and Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Needs Children with disabilities—such as physical, developmental, intellectual, emotional, and sensory disabilities—are at an increased risk of being bullied. Any number of factors— physical vulnerability, social skill challenges, or intolerant environments—may increase the risk. Research suggests that some children with disabilities may bully others as […]

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Mental Health Friday 2022-11-18 – General Adaptation Syndrome

    Mental Health Friday 2022-11-18 On Mental Health Friday, we post, in alphabetical order, one per week, information on mental health disorders. Mental Health Friday is for informational purposes only, and is in no way meant to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Please do not self diagnose and seek professional help for what […]

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