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Kicking the Habit and Being Happier For It
Smoking is clearly tied to negative physical health effects, but what about mental health? Researchers behind a new review set out to explore this topic.
Predicting Anxiety Later On
Children with anxiety disorders are more likely to be adults with anxiety disorders. But what might stop that trend?
Depression in RA Patients May Be Higher Than Previously Reported
People with severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) can be depressed about their health situation and anxious about what lies ahead. A new study looked at just how many people with RA were depressed.
ADHD Medication Side Effects You Should Know About
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a mental health issue that makes it hard to focus or control behavior. Here are some common side effects of ADHD medications.
Common Side Effects of Antidepressants
Some of the most widely prescribed antidepressant medications are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Here’s a list of side effects associated with SSRIs.
12 Myths and Facts about ADHD
Many people have different misconceptions about ADHD, so we’ve made a list to debunk the popular myths about this condition.  
Meditation For Pain, Anxiety and Depression
Meditation is a common method of mental and physical relaxation. It's possible that meditation can help with clinical conditions.
Weighty Problems of Post-Traumatic Stress
Trauma can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), characterized by extreme stress and anxiety. A new study has linked PTSD in women to weight gain and obesity.
Anxiety Tied to Stroke Risk
Anxiety strikes some people every once in a while, but for others, the symptoms are intense and lasting. New research suggests that this anxiety may affect stroke risk.
Understanding Military PTSD Risk
Military deployment can bring risks of many types for service members. Coming home with PTSD is sometimes one of those risks, but it might not have to be.