The number of children and teens being admitted to U.S. hospitals for suicidal thoughts or actions is more than double what it was nearly a decade ago, according to a new study.
Ketamine, a drug that is used primarily as an anesthetic and pain reliever, may show some promise as a potential treatment for depression , a new study suggests.
After spending a year away from the court receiving treatment for depression and bipolar disorder, 18-year-old Ty Groce is prepared to showcase his basketball talents once again.
Women who rely on medication often face a tough choice during pregnancy.
Child and young adult cancer patients often struggle to lead a normal social life, and even two years after being diagnosed, many still have reduced functioning in the social realm...
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Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, with more than 300 million people suffering.
- Children who have suffered from abuse or neglect may have physical or behavioral health problems even after the mistreatment stops, new guidelines for pediatricians emphasize.
For two hours, Naika Venant spoke about her troubles on Facebook's live streaming service before the 14-year-old girl used a headscarf to hang herself from a shower rod inside a Mi...
Adults who were born prematurely at a very low birth weight may be more likely to experience mental health problems like depression and anxiety, a recent study suggests.