Mental Health
ALCOHOL

Hangovers Do Get Worse 

As you age, eat more and guzzle water with your alcohol.

LIFE BALANCE

Daydreaming Is Good for Your Health 

Imagine the Glass is Full — Overflowing, Even.

DEPRESSION

50 Percent of Mentally Ill Adults Are Untreated 

Twenty percent of American adults suffer from mental illness, and most of them aren’t receiving treatment.

VETERANS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

Rapid Eye Movement Therapy (EMDR) for PTSD 

Therapy using rapid eye movements helps veterans heal from psychological trauma.

SCHIZOPHRENIA

Intense Early Intervention for Schizophrenia 

Team-based treatment for psychotic episodes when they first occur dramatically improves this troublesome condition.

ADHD AND ADD

Misdiagnosing Autism 

Parents are often told by their pediatricians that they shouldn’t worry.

LIFE BALANCE

Self-Criticism Can Be Lethal 

It propels you to involve yourself in stressful events.

ANXIETY AND STRESS

How Stress Affects Your Brain 

Chronic stress can damage to the structure and function of your brain.

BIPOLAR DISORDER

When You (or Someone You Love) Is Bipolar 

These self-help books and memoirs can guide you.

Understanding Your Response to Stress

Take the Assessment

Any change in your life can lead to stress. This includes even pleasurable activities, such as vacations or new forms of recreation. You can also be in a stressful situation such as a difficult job or a long-term illness of a spouse. If you think you might be experiencing stress, this assessment may help you identify its effects on you.