The dreaded mid-life crisis may be a response to life’s peak of misery, according to a study published Monday in the National Bureau of Economic Research.
Growing up with a pet dog may have protective benefits against developing schizophrenia later in life, yet another reason to call Fido "man's best friend."
Signs you may be experiencing "holiday blues" include fatigue, losing interest in activities you normally enjoy, trouble making decisions or concentrating, withdrawing from friends and family, anger, irritability, and sadness.
One psychologist suggests that Christmas music can have a negative impact on your mental health.
A new kind of thrift store is open in metro Atlanta, the goal to help raise money to provide counseling services for first responders. It was started by fire department chaplains who have opened the program up to all public safety members.
In an exclusive investigation, FOX 11 went undercover to Skid Row, embedding with a Los Angeles County mental health team tasked with helping the most vulnerable on the streets in a system the team and a County Supervisor say is 'broken.'
Federal regulators are setting up a new three-digit number to reach a suicide prevention hotline in order to make it easier to seek help and reduce the stigma associated with mental health.
The U.S. Postal Service has issued a new fundraiser stamp to benefit veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Edwin Villalta’s treatment and the events that led to his death not only haunt his family to this day, they raise serious questions about how county jails across the state care for people with mental illness and how they use isolation cells. Villalta’s story also sheds light on California’s lax laws governing the amount of time inmates can be held in solitary confinement.
Narcissism — one of the three malevolent personality traits which comprise the “dark triad” in psychology — may actually have certain protective benefits against stress and mood disorders, such as depression.
He’s a small pup with a big badge and an even bigger heart. LaGrange police newest recruit has a different approach to protecting and serving.
A 35-year-old Gilroy mother is facing murder charges for the drowning death of her 2-year-old daughter in a bathtub.
The rate of firefighters committing suicide continues to rise, what a Georgia department is doing to help those who are struggling.
While it seems holiday decorations go up earlier and earlier every year, research may prove that decorating early could actually be good for your mental health.
A study of oral contraceptives found that 16-year-old girls reported more depressive symptoms than their peers who don’t take the pill.
When it comes to thinking about death, it turns out that there’s a protective mechanism which allows our brains to recognize death as an “other-person” problem, not a personal one.
With Halloween right around the corner, it's worth noting that some candy may be better for our health — a recent study suggests that eating chocolate, especially dark chocolate, is linked to lower odds of depressive symptoms.
The study found that men with these traits tend to create favorable impressions on women even after controlling for physical attractiveness.
Some high school students want to encourage their peers to take part in conversations about mental health. They say it is the result of losing several classmates to suicide.
A Rockdale County community held a vigil in honor of a teenager who took her own life and now her family is on a mission to spread awareness.