Mental Health

Physician Mental Health Care Visits Increased During First 12 Months of Pandemic, Study Finds
January 26, 2022

Family physicians and psychiatrists were the specialties with the greatest number of visits, according to study authors.

Anxiety Elevates Cardiometabolic Risk Over Time in US Men, Suggests New 40-year Study
January 25, 2022

Anxiety may affect cardiometabolic health earlier in life than previously thought, according to a new long-term study of US middle-aged men.

Mental Disorders Still a Burden on Global Health, According to New Analysis
January 24, 2022

The prevalence of mental disorders has been rising globally and the conditions today remain a leading cause of disease burden worldwide, found 30-year systemic analysis.

Two-thirds of Americans with Mental Illness Support Use of Psychedelics, Survey Finds
January 20, 2022

Americans with anxiety, depression, and PTSD would be willing to try ketamine, psilocybin, and MDMA if they worked better than traditional medications, a Harris Poll finds.

CDC: Suicidal Thoughts, Behaviors in US Adults Vary by Sociodemographic and Geographic Factors
January 10, 2022

Suicidal thoughts and behaviors among US adults arise due to several factors, including geography, socioeconomic status, and race and ethnicity, according to new CDC report.

10 Questions on Holiday Spirits
December 13, 2021

How does alcohol figure in to American holiday celebrations? We checked with for this quiz. Are answers what you expect?

Prioritizing Mental Health: Applying Person-First Approaches to Care
October 26, 2021

When addressing mental health with patients with obesity, a thoughtful approach that balances psychological health and weight loss is critical, explains Dr Ethan Lazarus.

Sexual Function & Chronic Pain: Results of a Systematic Review
October 19, 2021

The impact on sexual function of chronic pain conditions has received little research inquiry and requires much more focused clinical attention.

Mental Health in America: Which States are Happiest?
September 16, 2021

What state has the lowest suicide rate? Which one has the highest share of adult depression? Find the answers and more insights from a nationwide analysis, here.

The "Lorna Breen Act" in Short
August 17, 2021

Click through a short summary of the provisions of the Dr Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act.