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anxiety

8 ways to keep your sanity this season

A psychotherapist shares tips for how to bring the joy back to holiday gatherings.

Survey: Americans are stressed

Health care, politics and societal violence are the issues most likely to instigate feelings of distress.

Teen angst—a portent for dementia?

Analysis of '60s-era data suggests a teen's demeanor could influence brain health in later years.

Ward off seasonal blues

Aim to spend at least 30 minutes outdoors every day—and don't be afraid to seek help for depression.

Study: Eat healthy, be happy

Those who embrace healthier food choices are likely to experience less anxiety and better moods.

Feeling glum? Just embrace it

Studies show you shouldn't browbeat yourself for your blue mood. Acknowledge and accept it—and then move on.

New guidelines on ADHD

Criteria raises the minimum age for onset of symptoms to age 12 and encourages doctors to rule out other causes of the behavior.

A guiding light

Midlife and menopause will conjure plenty of mood swings and emotional turmoil. Sometimes an expert therapist is your best course of action.

Are you a worrywart?

Worrying serves a purpose at times, but only to a point. Seek help if it becomes a level of anxiety that causes emotional distress or physical ailments.

Stressed? Beware the scale

You can't change your body's biological response to stressors, but you can change your behaviors.

Patient Story

Stronger than suicide

Amid a struggle with depression and suicidal thoughts, Vicky Mennare wants others to know that getting help is a sign of strength.

Calm back-to-school nerves

Follow these easy steps to help your child manage jitters before the first bell rings.