Mental Health

Mental Health

If You Have an Eating Disorder Relapse, Here’s What to Do

Taking these steps can help you quickly regain control over your eating and your health.

Depression

Why High-Altitude Living May Make You Feel Low

Americans living at higher altitudes are at higher risk for depression and suicide.

Stress

Deadly Work Stress: The Health Conditions That Put You at Greatest Risk

Work stress could be as dangerous for your health as smoking cigarettes. Why men are at the highest risk and how to escape the danger zone.

Mental Health

A Common Depression Treatment May Be a Disaster If You’re Left-Handed

Standard treatment for hard-to-control depression and anxiety may work only in right-handed people...and could worsen the conditions in the left-handed.

Stress

Stress Can Give You an Autoimmune Disease

You know that stress can make a health condition worse, but there’s growing evidence that stress can be the trigger that causes certain diseases.

Stress

How to Relax About Relaxation

It’s a self-defeating trend—being competitive about meditation. Here are nine stress-free ways to destress.

Mental Health

Borderline Personality Disorder: The Danger of Misdiagnosis

To effectively treat borderline personality disorder, it’s crucial to identify and treat other mental health problems, too. What you need to know…

Mental Health

This “Outside the Box” Therapy Helps with Depression and More

If you’re considering psychotherapy, acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) is a novel approach that gets results quickly. What you need to know…

Depression

After a Suicide Attempt: Keeping Your Loved One Alive

It’s a heart-breaking fact. Most people who survive a suicide attempt will try again. Here’s what you should—and shouldn’t do—to prevent that.

Common Threads

Summer is Over…Prepare for the Season of Stress

September through December is a time of high stress. Sarah Hiner, CEO of Bottom Line Inc, shares her unique de-stressers.

Depression

Walk Your Way Out of Depression

Looking for a drug-free answer to conquer depression? A daily walk can help as much as medication.

Depression

Latest Ways to Prevent—and Treat—Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

The latest information on how to use light, exercise and other tools to treat seasonal affective disorder (SAD).

Depression

Angry Outbursts? Impulsivity? Does Your Loved One Have Borderline Personality Disorder?

Borderline personality disorder (BPD) can be hard to diagnose and hard to treat. Learn what's new...

What Your Doctor Isn't Telling You

Why the Increase in Suicide???

Having suffered from depression for much of my life, I understand the pain and struggle. Here, the root causes of the suicide epidemic…and self-defense.

Stress

Why Some People Feel Stress More Intensely Than Others

Surprising new finding on stress: Too little cortisol is just as bad as too much!