Study finds no link between the Pill and depression

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Young women using hormone-based contraceptives, including the Pill, were no more likely to be depressed...

Bullies, victims at risk for long-term depression, anxiety

By Genevra Pittman Reuters Children who were bullied and those who were bullies themselves are both at higher risk for depression,...

Stressed, depressed women terrible at using birth control

SAN FRANCISCO – Depression and stress can cause lapses in proper use of contraception, a new study suggests. In the study, women with...

Deal with your Hurricane Sandy anxiety

By Siobhan O'Connor, Prevention Are you hiding under the bed yet? Listen: We're as freaked out as you are about Hurricane Sandy but if...

Forget puzzles. Exercise is a better brain workout

Regular physical exercise appears to protect the brain from shrinking, an otherwise natural process in old age that is associated with...

Family matters: Close ties boost men's mental health

Middle-age adults who have regular contact with a group of friends are psychologically better off than those who don't, but when it...

Anorexics perceive themselves as fat, but not others

While people with anorexia typically misjudge the size of their own bodies, they have accurate perceptions of other people's bodies,...

American anxiety: Why we're such a nervous nation

 We’ve become a very tense and anxious nation. Millions of us are kept awake at night by racing thoughts and are so edgy during the day...

Olympic champion shares struggle to be 'beautiful, thin and perfect'

From the outside Amanda Beard’s life looked picture perfect: multiple Olympic medals, including two golds, and a successful career as a...

Veterans battle PTSD stigma -- even if they don't have it

Fresh from a tour of duty in Iraq where he earned a Bronze Star, Ryan Gallucci didn’t expect a simple job interview to be such a...

Calling yourself fat increases depression risk

Making negative statements about your body, such as "I'm so fat," and "I need to work out more," may be deleterious to your body image...

Surprising reasons you're tired all the time

By Julie Evans Prevention We all tend to blame fatigue on a too-busy lifestyle. And much of the time we’re right. If you feel tired all...

The surprising upside to hitting hard times

by Cindy Kuzma Men's Health It may be hard to look on the bright side when you’re mid-divorce or post-pink slip. But traumatic life...