Depression in doctors-in-training seems to be not the exception but the norm, writes Dr. Elisabeth Poorman.
A college crisis clinician for eight years, John Rosario-Perez encountered many students who suffered the weekend as exiles.
At the end of the day, we’re much more likely to approach something positive than we are to walk away from something negative.
The project was born out of frustration with a medical system that no longer has the time to really listen to patients, says Dr. Annie Brewster, an MGH internist who's...
Researchers suggest that if stress response systems are altered in childhood it may make people more reactive to stress and more prone to its cumulative effects over time.
Only 22 percent of youth with severe depression receive any kind of consistent outpatient treatment, the report found.
Researchers report a 23 percent reduction in both suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts among bullied students who exercised 4 or more days a week.
Are we over-treating the elderly with psychiatric drugs?
When mothers feel supported and listened to, extraordinary thing happen: they share experiences not only about the lack of sleep and ability to take a shower, but also fears, anxieties,...
This ongoing victimization can have short-term consequences, of course, but can also lead to problems down the road: from anxiety and depression to post-traumatic stress and negative school performance, researchers...
"It's important not to expect that you will explain everything perfectly all at once or that your child will understand perfectly. It requires being comfortable with being uncomfortable."
Something changed on the finish line at the Boston Marathon in 2013. It was, Jennifer says, “a turning point” in her life, but not in the ways you might expect.
New research suggests that "mindfulness meditation" practices can improve sleep quality for older adults with moderate sleep disturbances.
Whether or not Vyvanse is the answer to America’s obesity epidemic, it’s no antidote to the issues fueling binge-eating disorder.
The weather in Boston has of course been unprecedented, and while it would be foolish and infantile to act like it is anything other than a royal pain in the...
Stress can bring out the best in us, or the worst -- as these stories of the good, the bad and the ugly behavior of neighbors during the relentless snows...
Safran says: One in five female students have experienced sexual assault on college campuses, and over 80% of victims develop PTSD.
Researchers suggest that primary care doctors should address gender identity more directly and routinely screen transgender adolescents for mental health issues.
Sleep is the new Prozac. Or, put another way, sleep is emerging as one of the most potent weapons you can use to stave off depression, anxiety and a whole...
As a mental health provider, I sometimes feel I'd go out of business if families just had regular dinners with one another.