Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Mental Health Center

News and Features Related to Mental Health

  1. How to Overcome Obstacles in Your Life: Resilience

    Some people seem to be born with the ability to overcome setbacks with relative ease. It’s a trait that experts call resilience. People with resilience have a greater sense of control over their lives, says psychologist Robert Brooks, PhD. That makes them more willing to take risks. “Also, because o

    Read Full Article
  2. More Stress, More Headaches, Study Says

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19 (HealthDay News) -- German researchers have confirmed what many people have suspected all along -- that stress can lead to headaches. Their study found that people who reported headaches had more stress compared to those who never reported hea

    Read Full Article
  3. Saliva Test May Spot Depression Risk in Male Teens

    Feb. 18, 2014 -- A simple saliva test might one day spot which teenaged boys are most likely to develop major depression later in life, British researchers report. After testing both boys and girls who had been diagnosed with mild depression, the researchers found that boys with high levels of a str

    Read Full Article
  4. Teens' Stress Levels Rival Those of Adults, Survey Finds

    By Karen Pallarito HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- If paying the bills and putting food on the table put adults' nerves on edge, just imagine how today's overscheduled, frequently tested teenagers must feel. Adolescents reported stress levels during the school year that

    Read Full Article
  5. U.S. Officials Target Escalating Drug Overdoses

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) -- As deaths from heroin and prescription painkillers mount across the United States, government officials are searching for ways to stem the toll of addiction. The death last week of Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman,

    Read Full Article
  6. Technology Creating World of Sickly Couch Potatoes?

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The increasing number of people in developing nations who own televisions, computers and cars might explain rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes in those countries, a new study suggests. The researchers analyzed dat

    Read Full Article
  7. Smartphone Use for Business at Night Not So Smart?

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Feb. 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- As smartphones have become the must-have technology for millions of Americans, the opportunity to call, text or email is often just an arm's length away -- day or night. But new research cautions that using smartphones to atte

    Read Full Article
  8. Fatal Car Crashes Involving Pot Use Have Tripled in U.S., Study Finds

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The legalization of marijuana is an idea that is gaining momentum in the United States, but there may be a dark side to pot becoming more commonplace, a new study suggests. Fatal crashes involving marijuana use tripled d

    Read Full Article
  9. Synthetic Pot Tied to Surge of Emergency Cases

    By Brenda Goodman HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Doctors in Colorado are sounding an alarm about the dangers of synthetic marijuana after seeing a surge of emergency cases tied to its use. The products, sold under names like Black Mamba, Crazy Clown, K2 and Spice, se

    Read Full Article
  10. Zest for Life Can Be a Moving Experience

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Jan. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Happier seniors can look forward to greater mobility as they age than their gloomier peers, new research suggests. The findings don't prove that happiness preserves mobility. However, "the research suggests that enjoyment

    Read Full Article
Displaying 51 - 60 of 1642 Articles << Prev Page 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Next >>

Today on WebMD

Hands breaking pencil in frustration
Quiz
Woman looking out window
Article
 
woman standing behind curtains
Article
Pet scan depression
Slideshow
 
Woman standing in grass field barefoot, wind blowi
Article
Plate of half eaten cakes
Article
 
Phobias
Slideshow
mother kissing newborn
Slideshow
 
Woman multitasking
Article
thumbnail_tired_woman_yawning
Article
 
colored pencils
VIDEO
Woman relaxing with a dog
Feature
 

WebMD Special Sections