| Jul 11, 2013
| 9:51 AM
NEW YORK — Does Woody Allen have regrets?
His new film, "Blue Jasmine," amplifies the air of concentrated self-examination that has long been a hallmark of his work. Though marked by buoyant moments of wry humor, the film is devastating in its...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:45 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A type of therapy developed to treat victims of military trauma can help ease distress and depression among mothers of babies born prematurely, a new study finds.
"Having a premature birth is an extremely traumatic event for...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 4:20 PM
A year ago, Bernard Belisle was in a bad way. Pain throbbed in his legs all day, every day, and he was angry and irritable much of the time.
Then, he enrolled in a novel study on preventing depression in older adults at the University of Pittsburgh...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It's a story that is captivating people on both sides of the Atlantic.
On Feb. 28, the Desert Sun newspaper reported, a man was discovered unconscious in a Motel 6 in Palm Springs. He was taken to the hospital, where he awoke in the emergency room. ...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:39 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exercise may help ease symptoms of depression, according to a fresh look at past research.
Researchers who analyzed data from previous studies found people who exercised experienced a "moderate" reduction in their depressive...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 3:57 PM
Religion may be good for the soul, but there's now evidence it's good for a healthy mind, too.
A study by researchers in Canada has discovered that regular attendance at religious services can provide "significant protection against depression" —...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 8:54 AM
In his 1993 classic, "Listening to Prozac," Peter D. Kramer discusses how psychotropic drugs affect the art and science of psychiatric diagnosis. The successful use of lithium to treat manic depression, for example, helped substantiate the diagnosis and...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 8:23 AM
A new state law intended to prevent therapists from trying to change a minor's sexual orientation was put on hold Friday by a federal appeals court panel. The law would subject psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health professionals to...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:44 PM
So what do we do now? After the funerals, the post-mortem psychoanalysis of the Sandy Hook killer and the debates about mental illness and gun control, what can concerned parents do next? My guess? The best thing those of us who are not directly touched...
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| May 15, 2013
| 5:42 PM
In 40 years of interviews as a journalist, I've never met anyone quite like Hedda Bolgar.
The pioneering psychoanalyst, who attended lectures by Sigmund Freud as a young woman and fled Vienna for the United States when the Third Reich entered Austria,...
| Apr 22, 2013
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