| Dec 24, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The daughter of incoming New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Tuesday that she had suffered from clinical depression for years and, until recent therapy, abused alcohol and marijuana. Chiara de Blasio, 19, said that she was going public with the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:34 PM
A 20-year-old woman in Taiwan has achieved the dubious distinction of being the first patient known to have been sickened by a strain of bird flu known as H6N1.
The woman, who became ill in May, appears to have made a full recovery, according to a...
| Jan 9, 2014
Five years ago, Joseph Hale didn't care whether he lived or died. He was unemployed, hooked on drugs and deeply depressed.
Help came after Hale swallowed a bottle of pills and landed in South Shore Hospital. There, an outreach worker persuaded him to...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 8:37 PM
Although a history of depression among expectant mothers remains the greatest single risk factor for postpartum depression, a new study finds that fear of childbirth may also predispose some women to the condition.
In a paper published Friday in the...
| Dec 27, 2013
In fall 2002, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw and his team published findings from a summer camp they created to study girls with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder alongside girls without ADHD.
"The day we published, the world's literature on girls with ADHD...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The man shot and killed by Torrance police after he allegedly set two fires -- including at an apartment with his 2-year-old son inside -- was suffering from depression, his sister said.
Asa James Dolak, 19, was fatally shot about 1:35 p.m. Thursday...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Q: My grandfather bought this work by Charles Pont some time ago. It was signed by the artist in 1933 and is still in its original frame. How do I determine present value and how can I sell it? I understand that Depression art is hot now. Is that actually...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:50 PM
Author and television writer Ned Vizzini, who achieved fame at a young age but also wrote openly about his struggles with depression, took his own life Thursday in Brooklyn, said a spokeswoman for the chief medical examiner of New York. He was 32.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
NEW YORK — Karyn Anastasio would have preferred staying in bed, ignoring the early onset of cold and darkness as she huddled in her apartment and watched TV.
Instead, Anastasio and her friend, Christina Kaelberer, who also dreads winter, were...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:32 PM
A lot of people pay for intimacy, and I don't mean solely for sex. I pay for the luxury of physical contact. I don't hire a gigolo or a male escort. I visit a masseuse.
You see, I'm a caregiver. I'm trying to cope with the stress, sadness, guilt and...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 9:32 PM
"Going from eating whatever to eating primarily organic food, I was astounded what a difference that made," Evangeline Lilly says of what helped resolve her clinical depression....
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:14 PM
Three recently published young adult novels tell stories of teenagers in crisis and their struggle with mental illness: "Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock" by Matthew Quick, "Reality Boy" by A.S. King and "Dr. Bird's Advice for Sad Poets" by Evan Roskos....