A new report by two top tier American universities reveals an additional side effect to America's drone strikes in Pakistan. According to their research, Pakistani civilians are under such emotional stress they're being driven to receive medical care and taking an "exponentially higher" amount of psychiatric drugs.
Phil Stutz and Barry Michels have worked as therapists in Hollywood since the 1980s. Their clients include A-list stars from across the film industry, many of whom have come to rely on their advice. And in their new book, Stutz and Michels share that same advice with the rest of us.
An estimated 350,000 American veterans will return home with P.T.S.D., making it difficult for them to readjust to civilian life. A former Connecticut judge says the influx could lead to an unprecedented rise in court cases connected to the disorder.
A law student in Bangalore died recently, and the newspapers have been filled with allegations of murder and honor killings. But upon closer inspection, there's no reason to believe it's not another suicide -- a scourge of Indian society.
A 'mega' lawsuit was filed last week against the NFL. The plaintiffs, more than 2,000 former NFL players, have accused the NFL of concealing information about the links between football-related head trauma and long-term brain injuries.
Thousands of American soldiers suffer from the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder or PTSD, yet many of them don't seek help. Mental health professionals are hoping changing the name of PTSD will stamp out a stigma and encourage more veterans to request treatment.
They've been called the "medication generation," twenty-somethings who started taking psychiatric drugs when they were just kids. In her new book, author Kaitlin Bell Barnett tells the stories of five young people, now adults, who were medicated as children.
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs treats suicidal veterans suffering from PTSD and other mental health issues. According to recent reports, there are 950 suicide attempts per month by military veterans, and many are not receiving the treatment they seek right away.
Some doctors in Turkey are taking a musical approach to healing. The doctors at Memorial Hospital in Istanbul are performing live music for their patients. They say the healing power of music goes beyond psychological benefits, helping physiological problems as well.
More autism diagnoses have been reported in recent years -- though experts believe that's because of greater diagnosis and awareness, not an increase in the actual rate in society. New information has come forward pointing to more information about where autism comes from.