Upset that people with schizophrenia and other mental disorders have been put to death after murder convictions, lawmakers want to bar the use of the death penalty for people with a serious mental illness.
Suicides involving opioids more than doubled in 15 years, according to a new study — far less of an increase than opioid deaths overall, but one...
(TNS) When Annie Powell, 35, was in the midst of a 72-hour manic episode in February 2013, she felt like Superwoman: productive and energetic. “I...
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The nearly missed deadlines, the mental disarray, the effort needed to achieve . . . anything. Lisa Joy Tuttle got good grades, but only she knew what it took.
Anyone can experience a traumatic experience during their lifetime such as a serious car accident, a physical attack, a sexual molestation, or a natural...
Mark Karasow and his wife, Connie Bastek-Karasow, are part of a giant national experiment to determine whether more precise diagnoses can help patients with hard-to-diagnose dementia symptoms even though there still is little medical help for them.
Sadie, a 10-year-old labradoodle, does not look like a typical prop for occupational therapy.
But that's what she became when Ruth Zahn brought the friendly dog recently to visit her "grandma," 90-year-old Emma Zahn, who was at Phoebe Allentown for rehabilitation after a stroke.
Exercise has long been touted as a way to alleviate depression.
So shouldn't some of our ultimate exercisers - college athletes - be among society's least depressed?
Expect to say "I'm sorry" a lot if you decide to try one of the trendier ways to communicate with people who have Alzheimer's.
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In 1992, physician Michael Baime founded the Penn Program for Mindfulness to help critically ill patients cope with their pain and stress.
Almost 8 percent of Americans 12 and older dealt with depression at some point between 2009 and 2012.