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14

Feb

Smoking cessation: It’s good for mental health tooMany smokers report depression and anxiety as they attempt to quit smoking, but these are often just withdrawal symptoms that taper off in time.

Smoking cessation: It’s good for mental health too
Many smokers report depression and anxiety as they attempt to quit smoking, but these are often just withdrawal symptoms that taper off in time.

09

Dec

3 foods linked with depressionKeep in mind that eating a small portion of any one food is unlikely to raise depression risk, but it’s best to avoid overindulgence.

3 foods linked with depression
Keep in mind that eating a small portion of any one food is unlikely to raise depression risk, but it’s best to avoid overindulgence.

11

Jul

People in their 90s living longer with less mental declineGetting very old comes with less decline in cognitive and physical functioning than in the past, a new study finds.

People in their 90s living longer with less mental decline
Getting very old comes with less decline in cognitive and physical functioning than in the past, a new study finds.

08

Jul

Who said daydreaming was bad? They’re wrongGiving your brain unstructured downtime can be important for mental health.

Who said daydreaming was bad? They’re wrong
Giving your brain unstructured downtime can be important for mental health.

11

Dec

'Crazy cat ladies' to get a new clinical definitionHoarding disorder, made famous by reality TV and women with too many cats, will be reclassified to make treatment more accessible.

'Crazy cat ladies' to get a new clinical definition
Hoarding disorder, made famous by reality TV and women with too many cats, will be reclassified to make treatment more accessible.

07

Dec

Can watching TV and tweeting make you sad?Students that used multiple media devices were almost twice as likely to report depressive symptoms as those who used a second screen the least.

Can watching TV and tweeting make you sad?
Students that used multiple media devices were almost twice as likely to report depressive symptoms as those who used a second screen the least.

20

Nov

Artsy teens more likely to feel depressedJocks who participate exclusively in sports are the least likely high-schoolers to report depressive symptoms.

Artsy teens more likely to feel depressed
Jocks who participate exclusively in sports are the least likely high-schoolers to report depressive symptoms.

17

Oct

Creativity linked to mental illnessCertain mental illness, particularly bipolar disorder, are more common among artists and scientists.

Creativity linked to mental illness
Certain mental illness, particularly bipolar disorder, are more common among artists and scientists.

30

May

Do ‘bath salts’ drive people crazy?The unregulated ‘bath salts’ from overseas can cause the brain’s danger instinct to kick into overdrive, making the user see everything as a threat.

Do ‘bath salts’ drive people crazy?
The unregulated ‘bath salts’ from overseas can cause the brain’s danger instinct to kick into overdrive, making the user see everything as a threat.

10

Feb

Shyness is considered an illness in new health bookMillions of healthy people may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual.

Shyness is considered an illness in new health book
Millions of healthy people may be wrongly labeled mentally ill by a new international diagnostic manual.