A goal of bipolar treatment should not just be symptom reduction, but helping the person to make the most of their gifts and abilities.
Is your inbox burning you out? Research suggests that easing up on email checking can help reduce stress.
Researchers have shown for the first time that some kids with bipolar parents score higher on a creativity index than healthy children.
What are love languages? They're 5 person-specific techniques you should know to let people know you care about them and are grateful they are in your life.
Depressive thoughts are maintained for longer periods of time for people with depression, and may even reduce memory.
Whether your marriage needs an overhaul or you just want to give it some preventative maintenance, the solution may be the same: feel the gratitude.
Depression clearly runs in the family, but that doesn't mean it always has to be passed on to the next generation.
With yet another school shooting still fresh in our minds, social media is filled with opinions about gun control. What can you do to make a difference?
More gratitude may be precisely what our society needs to teens who are ready to make a difference in the world.
Research refutes the idea that the traditional, strict Chinese Tiger Mom upbringing, is always best.
An estimated 9 percent of adults in the US have a history of impulsive, angry behavior - and have access to guns. This can be a lethal combination.
Researchers have found yet more evidence that the widening gulf between rich and poor can be bad for your health and self-esteem.
They're three of the hardest words to say, and learning how to say them are necessary for surviving mental illness - and life itself.
When children's temper tantrums or mood swings are beyond the norm, many parents don't think to get medical help.
People with depression or bipolar disorder often feel their thinking has gotten fuzzy. Now, researchers have shown in a very large study that effect is real.
How do elementary school teachers' symptoms of depression affect the quality of the classroom environment and students' learning?
Fibroids may be considered benign tumors -- but that doesn't mean they're completely harmless.
The more time you spend commuting to and from work, the less likely you are to be satisfied with life. Here's why.
The first blood test to diagnose major depression in adults has been created - the first objective, scientific diagnosis for depression.
Do you think that you be clinically depressed? Here's a simple depression screening questionnaire some mental health professionals use to screen patients.
Mental health experts in the past three decades have emphasized the dangers of postpartum depression for mothers, but a researcher says expanding awareness of several other mental health conditions is important...
Psychosis includes hallucinations or delusions that define the development of severe mental disorders such as schizophrenia. Schizophrenia emerges in late adolescence and early adulthood and affects about 1 in...
'Coming out' as gay, lesbian or bisexual may be good for kids' health, particularly when parental support is involved.
Studies have shown that even when a teenager has been treated successfully for major depressive disorder, ultimately, depression returns in about half of treated teens.