Young adults who used marijuana as teens were more likely than those who didn't to develop schizophrenia and psychotic symptoms including hallucinations and delusions, an Australian study found.
Early administration of morphine to military personnel wounded on the front lines during Operation Iraqi Freedom appears to have done more than relieve excruciating pain.
The number of children aged 2 to 5 who have been diagnosed with bipolar disorder and prescribed powerful antipsychotic drugs has doubled over the past decade, according to research released on Friday.
Telling your boss what you really think of them is good for your health — and helps managers improve, according to research published Wednesday.
A new study has found that five times as many high school and college students are dealing with anxiety and other mental health issues than youth of the same age who were studied in the Great Depression era.
Most Americans with major depression go untreated or under treated using a benchmark of American Psychiatric Association guidelines, according to a national study released this week.
An expert panel says there's no rigorous evidence that digestive problems are more common in children with autism compared to other children, or that special diets work, contrary to claims by celebrities and vaccine naysayers.
A girl sleeps as her father shops for bargains at the Glendale Galleria shopping mall in Glendale, California in November 2009. It seems parents have long been right.
“Like a small boat amidst high waves. I have no goals, no directions, but drifting aimlessly along the waves. I have been tired physically and mentally during the past three years,” a 9th grader wrote of his experience attending junior high school in Taiwan.
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Marriage really is good for you, with a major international study finding it reduces the risks of depression and anxiety, but these disorders are more likely to plague people once the relationship is over.