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anxiety

Cyberbullying worsens teen struggles

In vulnerable youngsters, text messaging and social media can lead to interactions that heighten depression and PTSD.

Does mom’s stress affect baby’s brain?

Even the most highly educated among expectant moms can suffer anxiety and emotional trouble—and it could shape their little one's mind.

Could a pet dog boost brain health?

Children who grow up in pup-friendly homes might face lower risk of developing schizophrenia later in life.

Trouble in the wonder years?

Your middle schooler might be showing classic signs of anxiety—and if you're not paying attention, you could miss them.

Brain scans may predict mental health

Identifying biomarkers at a young age could promote therapies that treat symptoms of psychiatric illness.

Miscarriage trauma could trigger PTSD

More than 1 in 4 women who experience pregnancy loss will experience post-traumatic stress disorder within weeks.

America’s alcohol binge intensifies

Adults ages 35 to 44 aren't consuming alcohol quite so often—but when they do, they're overdoing it.

Opioid-meth addiction complicates treatment

People who use both drugs may find it especially difficult to break free.

My child won’t talk to me. Now what?

Child psychology experts address the top 5 stressors for young people today—and how we can help.

Brave the year-end deadlines

Keep perspective and don't let unending demands determine your value as a person.

Study links bullying, mental health

Kids who endure bullying are more likely to suffer mental health problems—and they may in turn become more likely to bully.

Yoga, a lasting depression treatment

The trick: You have to commit to it at least twice a week to see results, study finds.