Smoking cessation had long been associated with reduced depression, anxiety, and stress and improved positive mood and quality of life compared with continuing to smoke. Yet many smokers who wish to quit are afraid to do so because they believe smoking decreases their feelings of depression, anxiety, and stress and improves their mood and promotes relaxation. This sentiment is reported by smokers both with and without diagnosed mental disorders.
Data suggest that gentler, thoughtful approach helps boost patient outcomes
Psychosocial therapy significantly reduces suicide attempts and deaths among people who have previously attempted suicide, according to a new study published online Nov. 24 in The Lancet Psychiatry.
Millions of Americans bought health insurance coverage through the Affordable Care Act in the past year and physicians may be reluctant to accept these patients.
The current issue of The Lancet takes a deep dive into the World War I treatment of phantom limb pain and amputated limb patients.
Being the boss at work seems to raise the odds for symptoms of depression among women, but not men, according to new research published in the December issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.