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A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis

A waking nightmare: The enigma of sleep paralysis

You wake up in the middle of the night, convinced that an evil figure is lying in wait. You attempt to move, but your body just will not budge. You try to scream, but nothing comes out. The monster draws closer. It may sound like a horror movie scene, but this is the real deal […]

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When Does Online Gaming Become an Addiction?

When Does Online Gaming Become an Addiction?

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Mental Health News FRIDAY, April 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For most, playing online video games is largely a harmless hobby. But a new review finds that some fall prey to what experts call “internet gaming disorder.” The concept that gaming could become an addiction first gained traction in 2013 […]

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Ketamine nasal spray could fight depression fast

Ketamine nasal spray could fight depression fast

For people who experience the most severe symptoms of major depression and are at high risk of suicide, a treatment with an immediate effect could make all the difference, at least in the short-term. But, traditional antidepressants tend to take a long time to kick in. Is there a more efficient treatment on the horizon? […]

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How can you stop a panic attack?

How can you stop a panic attack?

Panic attacks can be sudden and overpowering. They can affect anyone and may be caused by general anxiety, panic disorder, or depression. Physical and emotional symptoms can occur during an attack, often at the same time. Physical symptoms include sweating, rapid breathing, nausea, and a racing heartbeat. Emotional symptoms include feelings of fear and intense, […]

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Mental health risk higher for transgender youth

Mental health risk higher for transgender youth

A new study suggests that transgender and gender non-conforming children and adolescents may be more likely to develop depression and other mental health conditions, compared with individuals whose gender identity matches their assigned gender at birth. Researchers have identified a greater risk of mental health conditions among youth who are transgender and gender non-conforming. The […]

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How to Keep Anger From Getting the Better of You

How to Keep Anger From Getting the Better of You

Latest Mental Health News MONDAY, April 16, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Anger isn’t just an emotional reaction — it can affect you physically, too. It’s been shown to raise your risk for heart disease and other problems related to stress — like sleep trouble, digestion woes and headaches. That makes it important, then, to diffuse […]

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Is it time you went on a social media detox?

Is it time you went on a social media detox?

In today’s world, social media is central to our lives. It helps us to stay in touch with our friends, promote our work, and follow the latest news. How do these networks impact our mental and physical health? Is it time to take a break from being permanently online? Social media can be helpful and […]

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Mariah Carey Reveals Battle with Bipolar Disorder

Mariah Carey Reveals Battle with Bipolar Disorder

When she was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 2001, singer Mariah Carey didn’t want to believe it, and only sought treatment recently after “the hardest couple of years I’ve been through,” she says in a People magazine story. Latest Mental Health News “Until recently I lived in denial and isolation and in constant fear […]