For the past decade, research has found that depression disproportionately affects the children of immigrant parents. One reason is the difficulties adjusting to life in America. But why are depression rates for Latinas higher than anyone else?
According to FlightStats in June of this year only 18 percent of flights out of Beijing's international airport left on time. This has led to an increase of air rage among passengers. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Tea Leaf Nation's Liz Carter.
The traumatic events in the Boston area in the past week affect people in different ways. Survivors and witnesses might face life-time scars. Another group of people are also vulnerable: Refugees from violent trouble-spots now living in the Boston area.
President Barack Obama has said the entire nation is grieving after a shooting that killed 13 people at Fort Hood in Texas. The tragedy casts a light on Muslims serving in the US military. The World's Matthew Bell reports.
Colleen Renee LaRose, better known as ?Jihad Jane,' was recruited and trained online to carry out a terrorist attack. Jihadist organizations have been using social networking since their inception to gather new recruits. Susannah George has this report.
Traditionally, when people in Sudan suffer mental illness, they seek out exorcists and other spiritual healers. A number of patients are also seeing Western-style psychiatrists and psychologists. The result is a tense rapprochement. Hana Baba reports.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the BBC's Gideon Long, who's at the mine where 33 miners have been trapped underground since early August. Rescuers successfully drilled a narrow bore hole from the surface down to where the men are.
Alex Hohl came back to his family home in Framingham last Saturday from his second tour in Afghanistan with the Marines. His mother Patricia Hohl shares her happiness, but also concern about what comes next.
Ron Capps is a veteran of five conflicts, having served with the US Army and State Department in Rwanda, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Darfur. He came home scarred by what he witnessed, and turned to his keyboard for help processing his war stories.
Yoga's not the first thing that springs to mind when thinking about treatment for PTSD in veterans. But from the VA a to the Pentagon, yoga classes are becoming not just commonplace, but in some rehabilitation programs mandatory.
Pachinko, a Japanese game that resembles a cross between pinball and a slot machine, is huge business. Sam Harnett reports on how the industry's success depends on straddling the line between gaming and gambling.
Thousands of Middle Eastern refugees resettle in California each year. Many come traumatized by memories of violence and persecution. They struggle with depression and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder while trying to navigate a new life in a foreign land.
A new report out this week focuses on a serious problem for the Pentagon: the high number of suicides among active service members and veterans. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Kilcoyne, whose 25 year old son Colin took his own life in January.