mental disease

Ketamine infusions improve symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation, study finds

CNN — People who received intravenous ketamine at three private ketamine infusion clinics had “significant improvement” in symptoms of depression, anxiety and suicidal ideation, says a new study. The study, published Monday in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, adds to a growing body of research showing ketamine’s promise in treating these conditions. It “provides some […]

Children’s mental health tops parents’ list of concerns, survey finds

CNN — Forty percent of American parents are “extremely” or “very” concerned that their child will suffer from anxiety or depression at some point, according to a new survey. The Pew Research Center report said mental health was the top concern among parents, followed by bullying, which concerned 35% of parents. These concerns trumped fears […]

Critical things to know about emotions for mental health and healing

Over the 18 years I studied emotions, I learned things that seemed so universally important to health and well-being that I was shocked they weren’t taught early in life. I learned trigonometry in high school, which I barely used, but I never learned critical information about emotions (which clearly affect my daily life). Perhaps the […]

‘Puss in Boots’ movie praised for panic attack scene

CNN — One of the most moving and resonant sequels to a movie this awards season comes from an unlikely source: “Puss in Boots: The Last Wish.” The DreamWorks film, a sequel to a “Shrek” spin-off, follows the titular feline as he tries to restore eight of the nine lives he has spent. He spends […]

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