Societies around the world are suffering epidemics of mental illness because “human beings, the ultrasocial mammals, whose brains are wired to respond to other people, are being peeled apart.”
More than 42,000 Americans killed themselves in 2014, and middle-aged people are leading the trend.
Our forebears were less depressed and anxious than we are today, sociologist Jean Twenge concludes after studying the frequency of symptoms associated with these conditions.
Money is a divide across which many people feel comfortable hurling scorn. But the rich suffer depression and loneliness too -- and for very real reasons, say their psychologists.
A new poll measures contentment around the country and the world.
The best-selling book on Amazon.com in the U.S. right now is not Harper Lee’s new novel or a title from George R.R. Martin’s "Game of Thrones" but a Scottish illustrator's coloring book for adults.
For most consumers, playing video games is a harmless pastime, but for others it spirals out of control and becomes an addiction with very real offline consequences.
The comedian reflects on the death of one of the funniest men ever, tying it to "the overarching misery of our times," in his latest episode of "The Trews."
Understanding a fundamental aspect of anxiety -- the fear of being revealed -- highlights the bravery of Scott Stossel’s book, which explores the author's lifelong struggle as "a twitchy bundle of phobias, fears, and neuroses."Understanding the fear of being revealed highlights the bravery of Scott Stossel’s book, which explores the author's lifelong struggle as "a twitchy bundle of phobias, fears, and neuroses."
Women are more likely to die of heart attacks because their symptoms are often misdiagnosed as anxiety so they do not get vital swift treatment, a new study has found.