This webcomic captures the day-to-day horrors of living with depression

Depression can be a difficult illness to understand if you've never experienced it, and depressive episodes can be incredibly isolating experiences. But the webcomic Depression Comix offers a peek into the depressed mind while helping a lot of depressed folks feel less alone. » 1/08/14 1:40pm 1/08/14 1:40pm

Are we in the midst of an anxiety epidemic?

Some people have called anxiety the Disease of the 21st Century; and on an anecdotal level, it's easy to understand how someone might think anxiety worthy of the title. We've all experienced it at one time or another – that horrible feeling when the whole world seems to be crashing down on us. But is humanity truly in… » 11/06/13 11:30am 11/06/13 11:30am

Mental Illness on the Rise Throughout the Globe

It's become common sense to admit that war can make soldiers crazy — the condition has been called everything from "shell shock" to "post traumatic stress disorder." But now a study published yesterday offers concrete evidence that war drives civilians crazy too. In the first nationwide study of civilian mental health in… » 4/01/08 12:45pm 4/01/08 12:45pm