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Meditation may help with anxiety, depression and pain

Mindfulness meditation may be useful in battles against anxiety, depression and pain, according to a fresh look at past research....

CORRECTED-Teen eating disorders may impact weight later: study

Young teens who binge eat and those who are fearful of weight gain may be more likely to become overweight later in adolescence,...

Teen eating disorders may impact weight later: study

Young teens who binge eat and those who are fearful of weight gain may be more likely to become overweight later in adolescence,...

Labia surgeries may be driven by unnatural images

Women who were initially exposed to images of surgically modified female genitalia were more likely to consider them 'normal'...

Anxiety linked to stroke risk

Men and women with severe symptoms of anxiety may have a higher risk of stroke than their more relaxed counterparts, a new...

New York mayor-elect's teen daughter shares struggles in video

The teenage daughter of New York City's next mayor, Bill de Blasio, released a video on Tuesday in which she discusses her...

Nurses' reassurances may not help kids' stress: study

Nurses understandably want to reassure kids during a medical procedure. But a new Scottish study looking at dental care suggests...

Parent behaviors linked to kids' anxiety, depression

Young people whose parents tend to fight with each other or are overinvolved in their kids' lives are at increased risk of...

Group therapy may help ease social anxiety disorder

Talk therapy conducted in groups could help people with social anxiety disorder, according to a new review of past studies....

Childhood trauma may contribute to teen weight problems

Children who have gone through trying times are more likely to be overweight by age 15, a new study suggests. Stress in childhood...

Maternal PTSD linked to children's trauma

The children of mothers with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may be at high risk of being traumatized themselves, according...

Exposure therapy good addition for OCD treatment: study

Exposure therapy and antidepressants help lessen the severity of symptoms for people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)...

Dogs help military veterans cope with civilian life

When retired U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Justin Madore has nightmares, his dog Cody is there to wake him up. "Cody gets up in...

Trauma therapy may ease distress for mothers of preemies

A type of therapy developed to treat victims of military trauma can help ease distress and depression among mothers of babies...

Kids' chronic stomach pain tied to anxiety disorders

Children with chronic or recurring stomach pain without a clear medical explanation were also more likely to have an anxiety...

Docs can safely treat alcoholism, PTSD together: study

Despite fears that exposure therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) would worsen alcoholism, a new study found that...

Music may help lessen kids' needle stress

Children who listened to music while an IV needle was inserted into their arms were less stressed than kids who didn't listen...

"Prolonged exposure" therapy may help vets with PTSD

Therapy that involves repeatedly processing painful memories and approaching anxiety-provoking situations in a safe way may...

PTSD tied to raised heart disease risk

People suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may also be at increased risk of heart attacks and strokes, according...

Daycare may benefit kids of depressed mothers

Children of depressed mothers are less likely to have emotional problems if they attend daycare, a new Canadian study suggests....

Acting can be a bruising business, as Gandolfini knew too well

James Gandolfini, the beefy American actor who died on Wednesday in Italy at age 51, cut an unforgettable figure on screen...

Sexual problems may linger after rape

Rape victims treated with psychotherapy are still more than twice as likely to have sexual difficulties and pelvic pain than...

Group therapy helps rape victims in poor countries

Group therapy works better than individual support for women in low-income countries who have been victims of sexual violence,...

Psychiatrists unveil their long-awaited diagnostic "bible"

The long-awaited, controversial new edition of the bible of psychiatry can be characterized by many numbers: its 947 pages,...

U.S. soldier acted with premeditation in killings-judge

A U.S. soldier who pleaded guilty to shooting dead five fellow servicemen at a combat stress clinic in Iraq killed his comrades...

U.S. soldier 'methodical' in Iraq clinic shooting spree -expert

A U.S. soldier who killed five fellow servicemen in a shooting spree at a combat stress center in Iraq acted with the tactical...

Man who set fire in U.S. nuclear sub gets 17-year sentence

A civilian painter who twice set fires on a U.S. Navy nuclear submarine last year so that he could get out of work early...

Combat soldiers more likely to commit violent crimes: study

British soldiers who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan - particularly young men and those who have seen active combat -...

Seeing failed CPR of loved one may help coping

When family members were allowed to watch emergency personnel try but fail to resuscitate a loved one, the relatives were...

Childhood ADHD may lead to troubles later on: study

Nearly a third of people diagnosed as children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) still have the condition...

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