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Primary care doctors may be good at handing out depression questionnaires and prescriptions for antidepressants, but are they treating mental illness effectively.

Researchers found a surprising percentage of workaholics met criteria for particular psychiatric disorders,tied to mental illness 40 percent of workaholics met anxiety criteria.

Chronic pain is strongly linked to depression. Individuals with rheumatoid arthritis, chronic back pain, fibromyalgia and other conditions are at an increased risk for developing depression.

To test whether temperature can influence the symptoms associated with depression, Raison and colleagues recruited 34 participants with the disorder.

The word “workaholic” was popularly coined by American psychologist Wayne Oates, who first suggested work could become an addiction similar to alcoholism.The workaholics identified 8.9 percent met the criteria for clinical depression.

As an effort to combat the opioid epidemic in the United States, scientists have worked diligently to develop novel medications to treat patients with opioid abuse and dependence by reducing drug cravings and ameliorating withdrawal symptoms.

Sexual violence has long-lasting and harmful consequences for victims and those around them. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports sexual violence has physical, psychological and even social costs for victims.