Artificial Intelligence May Soon Be Able to Determine If A Depression Med Will Work for You

One of the many frustrating parts about living with depression — and opting to try medication to treat the condition — is trying to find one that actually works for you. And because people with depression frequently also have other mental illnesses like generalized anxiety disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, or obsessive compulsive disorder, finding the right meds is a tricky …

What Is PTSD? The Symptoms, Causes and Treatments You Need to Know About

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that can develop after a person has experienced a highly traumatic event. Though PTSD is most closely associated with combat veterans and participating in a war, there are several other situations that could result in PTSD, including experiencing or witnessing a crime, natural disaster, serious accident, mass shooting, assault, or terrorist …

What Is Depression? The Symptoms, Causes and Treatments You Need to Know About

Depression — also referred to as major depressive disorder or clinical depression — is a medical condition that impacts a person’s mental and physical health. It’s more than just “feeling sad,” though sadness is a common sign of depression. Clinical depression is also relatively common, affecting more than 16.1 million American adults, or approximately 6.7 percent of the population over …

How to Cope with Bipolar Disorder During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The global coronavirus pandemic is unlike anything we’ve experienced in our lifetime. Everything — from our daily routines, to our financial situation, to our mental health — is affected. But for those living with bipolar disorder, our current reality presents additional challenges. Here’s what you need to know about how to cope with bipolar disorder during the coronavirus outbreak. Bipolar …

‘Tiger King’ Characters Finally Address Their Mental Health

This contains mild spoilers for “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness,” as well as the follow-up episode “The Tiger King & I.”  Being cooped up at home for the past few weeks thanks to the coronavirus outbreak means that some people have had more time than usual to fire up Netflix and get sucked into their latest true crime docuseries. …