Hope Can Aid in Recovery from Anxiety Disorders
by Rick Nauert PhD on October 20, 2019 at 6:47 pm
New research suggests hope is a trait that can predict resilience and recovery from anxiety disorders. In a new study, clinical psychologist Dr. Matthew Gallager and colleagues examined the role...
Eczema in Children Linked to Anxiety, Depression in Parents
by Janice Wood on October 15, 2019 at 11:00 am
A new study has found that a majority of family members and caregivers of children with atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema, suffer from anxiety and depression. For...
Heart Patients With Depression, Anxiety More Likely to Quit Cardiac Rehab
by Traci Pedersen on October 15, 2019 at 10:00 am
Heart patients with depression, anxiety or stress are more likely to drop out of cardiac rehabilitation, according to a new Australian study published in the European Journal of Preventive […]
Brain Scans May Predict Suicide Risk
by Janice Wood on October 13, 2019 at 11:00 am
New research has identified brain circuitry differences that might be associated with suicidal behavior in individuals with mood disorders. The study provides a promising lead toward tools that can […]
Large Study Shows PTSD Has Strong Genetic Component
by Traci Pedersen on October 12, 2019 at 10:00 am
In the largest and most diverse genetic study to date of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), scientists reveal that PTSD has a strong genetic component similar to other psychiatric disorders. […]
Podcast: Joker Movie and Mental Illness
by Not Crazy Podcast on October 14, 2019 at 10:30 am
Did the movie Joker portray mental illness correctly and does it matter? We passionately go over the movie Joker from the lense of people living with mental illness and discuss...
World Mental Health Day 2019: Letter to a Suicidal Person
by Therese J. Borchard on October 10, 2019 at 4:45 pm
By the time you read this blog, two or three people will have taken their lives. In fact, every 40 seconds someone completes suicide; Close to 800,000 die by suicide...
Podcast: Hiding Depression- Using Perfectionism to Hide Our Struggles
by The Psych Central Podcast on October 10, 2019 at 10:30 am
Are you always in control and always perfectly put together? Are you professionally successful, a great friend, and always showing a happy face to the world? But what about on...
Podcast: Explaining Depression To Happy People
by Not Crazy Podcast on October 7, 2019 at 10:30 am
Are you so happy that you can’t understand depression? Not us! While Gabe and Jackie can’t relate to that level of positivity, there are lots of people in the world...
Podcast: Parents of Children With Mental Illness
by The Psych Central Podcast on September 19, 2019 at 10:30 am
Chrisa Hickey’s journey into mental health advocacy started when her son, Tim, was diagnosed with very early onset schizophrenia after being admitted to a psychiatric hospital for the […]