Even before the pandemic, nearly a quarter of older Americans were socially isolated and about one-third of middle-aged and older adults experienced loneliness.
Those with obsessive-compulsive disorder and other serious anxieties face uniquely difficult mental health challenges in the time of COVID-19.
Ultimately, the psychological impact of the pandemic will harm far more people than the virus itself, experts say.
With COVID-19, the Chinese internet and social media offer a cornucopia of examples of how communities have been brought together by heart, humor and creativity.
Families can contain the spread of the coronavirus by keeping children home, But how to keep everyone happy, healthy and engaged?
The news about coronavirus may make you feel helpless. But that’s not true. In fact, there are plenty of thing you can do to help those around you and yourself.
The suicide rate among U.S. children ages 10 to 14 has almost tripled from 2007 to 2017.
Arizona’s crisis centers are open 24 hours, seven days a week, and everyone is accepted, regardless of whether they have health insurance.
Why do we love? At best, it’s a mixed blessing, at worst, a curse. But we’re hard-wired to bond with each other.
The program identifies patterns of brain activity that can tell someone with depression are likely to benefit from sertraline.
Have you have lost the skill of deep reading? Are you finding it increasingly difficult to stay with, say, a literary novel? You are not alone.
Find a therapist you feel safe and secure with, even if that means trying a few before finding one you like.
We may be interested in coffee because of its caffeine buzz, but caffeine isn’t the most biologically interesting aspect of a good cup of coffee.
One-fifth of U.S. teen girls reported experiencing major depression in 2017.
How can you increase your willpower and fulfill your New Year’s resolutions? These strategies are based on research with 100s people with long-term goals.