Infection and autoimmune activity result in inflammation. And psychiatric researchers now suspect that inflammation may play a role in some cases of depression and other mental illnesses. Katherine Streeter for NPR
Stigma of the 'damaged veteran' a barrier to treatment, as suicides claim more US troops
As a long-term transplant to New England, I was faced with a choice: spend the winters hibernating and grumbling or strategize on how to make it all work better. The “it” here is the New England weather — or these seemingly endless weeks between.
New research may help to explain how early life stressors can so dramatically affect mental health in adulthood. The discovery is important because stress during the formative years, including abuse or emotional neglect, increases the risk for adult.