The older that seniors feel relative to their actual age, the greater their odds of cognitive decline in the coming years, a recent study finds.
Girls who suffer maltreatment and abuse may be less likely to survive into middle age than their peers who don't experience physical or mental torment growing up, a U.S. study sugg...
Suicide is a leading cause of death for teens worldwide, and the odds of suicide attempts may be higher when adolescents abuse prescription drugs, a Chinese study suggests.
Across the U.S., there's been an uptick in the percentage of teens who are having episodes of depression, a new report finds.
Women in the military who experience combat have a much greater risk than those who don't of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental health issues, a U.S....
Volunteer work may be good for your mental wellbeing, but only after age 40, according to a new study.
Older adults with a positive attitude about aging may be more resilient to stress, according to a new study.
Q&A with Dr. Manny: My teenage daughter is having a really difficult time with the passing of her father. I'm afraid she might start using the wrong kind of coping mechanisms to nu...
In a key advance for the study of depression, a comprehensive scan of human DNA has turned up the apparent hiding places of more than a dozen genes linked to the disorder.
Probiotics have long been hailed for promoting “good” bacteria in the gut— aiding digestive issues like irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and antibiotic-related diarrhea.