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New program uses music to treat mental and physical issues

August 21, 2019

Until research studied the matter, the idea that music could be therapeutic was just that. An idea. Now…
How Adults Can Spot Signs of Mental Illness in Children

August 21, 2019

A recent report by the New Jersey Poison Control Center at Rutgers University showed a rise in suicide attempts by…
Hair could be the key to better mental-illness diagnosis in teens

July 29, 2019

It’s possible that a lock of hair could one day aid in the diagnosis of depression and in…
How to consider nature’s impact on mental health in city plans

July 25, 2019

Almost one in five adults in the U.S. lives with a mental illness. That statistic is similar worldwide, with an estimated…
Sweating a clue into who develops PTSD—and who doesn’t

July 23, 2019

Within four hours of a traumatic experience, certain physiological markers—namely, sweating—are higher in people who go on to…
Life expectancy of people with mental illness is 18 years shorter, but exercising would help

July 18, 2019

Mental health issues are real, people. Scientists estimate that life expectancy of people with mental illness is around…
New study to help uncover childhood risks for self-harm or eating disorders

May 22, 2019

A new study led by the University of Bristol will help uncover risk factors and links between self-harm…
Indicators of Mental Illness and Despair on the Rise among Gen X-ers, Study Suggests

April 17, 2019

A new study looking at the mental health of so-called Gen X-ers (i.e., people born between 1974-1983), published…
Obesity and emotional problems develop together as children age, study shows

March 28, 2019

High BMI and mental ill-health go increasingly hand-in-hand to present a combined health risk for children from mid-childhood,…
Drinking during pregnancy leads to mental illness in children

March 2, 2019

Drinking is not good for your body and health and you know it. Everyone knows it at this…
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