Parental Stress During Pregnancy May Impact Kids’ Behavior as Toddlers
by Traci Pedersen on August 19, 2019 at 1:00 am
Expectant parents’ emotional struggles are linked to emotional and behavioral issues in toddlers, according to a new study led by the University of Cambridge in the UK. The researchers say...
Study: Trans College Students Far More Likely to Have Mental Health Issues
by Janice Wood on August 18, 2019 at 11:30 am
A new study has found that gender minority students, whose gender identity differs from the sex assigned them at birth, are between two and four times more likely to experience...
Bullying Linked To More Suicide Attempts By Young Adolescents
by Janice Wood on August 17, 2019 at 11:00 am
Being bullied may increase the risk of suicide attempts among young adolescents by approximately three times worldwide, according to a new study. “Globally, approximately 67,000 adolescents die […]
Mental Health Intervention Reduces Burnout, Stress in Trauma Social Workers
by Traci Pedersen on August 16, 2019 at 10:30 am
A new study finds that a mental health intervention for social service workers called Caregivers Journey of Hope can help relieve the stress, trauma and burnout social workers may be...
When The Going Gets Tough, It May Pay To Be Anxious
by Traci Pedersen on August 15, 2019 at 2:54 am
In January 2018, Hawaii residents received an alert from the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency over radio, television and smartphones warning that a ballistic missile was headed toward the state, […]
Podcast: Religion and Mental Illness
by A Bipolar, a Schizophrenic, and a Podcast on July 15, 2019 at 10:30 am
From leisure activities to politics to relationships, people tend to be influenced by their religious beliefs. In this episode, Gabe and Michelle discuss the pros and cons of religious influence...
Podcast: Openly Discussing Suicide in Our Communities
by The Psych Central Podcast on July 11, 2019 at 10:30 am
One of the most dangerous misconceptions about suicide is that asking a loved one if they are suicidal will increase the odds that they will attempt suicide. Today...
From Attempting Suicide to Feeling Full of Life: One Woman’s Story
by Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. on June 26, 2019 at 5:30 pm
It would be better if I wasn’t alive. This is the text message T-Kea Blackman sent her friend after her suicide attempt. And it’s the words that begin her powerful...
How Employers Can Support Women During Postpartum Depression
by Psych Central Guest Author on June 5, 2019 at 8:40 pm
Pregnancy and childbirth are often an exciting, happy time in a family’s life, but it is also an incredibly stressful time to the whole family. This becomes even more difficult...
12 Depression Busters for New Moms
by Therese J. Borchard on May 24, 2019 at 5:17 pm
It’s supposed to be the most exciting time of your life … and everyone is telling you how lucky you are to have a beautiful baby, but all you can...