Every year, up to 1 out of 5 adults will be prescribed medications for mood and often end up taking them for the long-term. Medications can be helpful when symptoms are acute and severe. However, long-term use is often not required, needed or even recommended.
Self-help books have become commonplace. If you are thinking about self-directed work, here are some helpful guidelines to follow to ensure you select credible resources.
We all set goals, but only a few of us find it easy to make those changes in our lives. Here are six steps to planning and executing your goal to increase the likelihood of success.
Disturbed sleep is the most commonly reported health side effect of shift work. Dr. Samra has five effective strategies to improve sleep without medication.
Stress is common and normal, but when we experience it for long periods of time, it can be harmful to our well-being.
Psychologists and psychiatrists are both mental health specialists with expertise in assessing and treating emotional issues. There are some important differences in their type of training, focus, and treatment approaches.
The beneficial impact of therapy is dependent on a number of factors. Here are 4 things to consider when seeking support from mental health professionals.
Sleep is something we all need but many of us don’t get enough of. Here are 10 easy tips that you can use tonight (and every night) to get better sleep.