The effect of paternal age on autism, schizophrenia, and ADHD may be greater than previously thought
Chronic marginalization and chronic exclusion could cause hallucinations and delusions
Convinced that her medication for bipolar disorder clouded her judgment, Homeland’s protagonist began the show’s third season self-medicating with exercise and alternative therapies. And doctors say that decision, along with …
In California, people in illegal possession of firearms for criminal activity or mental illness will have them seized.
As U.S. suicide rates rise, experts are divided over which strategies save more lives
Bullying can have harmful effects on childhood development, and the latest research reveals those detrimental influences may even stretch into adulthood, depending on how victims handle the trauma.
Just weeks before psychiatry’s new diagnostic “bible”—the DSM 5— is set to be released, the world’s major funder of mental health research has announced that it will not use the new diagnostic system to guide its …
It’s easy to appreciate the seasonality of winter blues, but web searches show that other disorders may ebb and flow with the weather as well.
Religion can be a source of comfort that improves well-being. But some kinds of religiosity could be a sign of deeper mental health issues.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
Diverse mental illnesses may actually represent variations on a common theme rather than separate disorders.
Smoking has long been tolerated in psychiatric institutes, but administrators want to ban the habit