Emotional Health INFO CENTER

Quality of Life May Affect Risk of Cancer Surgery Complications

After surgery, cancer patients are prone to complications like infections, which can be deadly. New research suggests quality of life may play a part in the risk of complications after cancer surgery.

Meds Plus Therapy Helped With Depression

The most common treatment for depression is prescription antidepressants. But a more effective treatment could be to combine the medicine with therapy sessions, a new study suggests.

Perfect Parenting Pressures Could Affect Mental Health

Becoming a parent for the first time can be hard for some people. But some new parents may risk developing a mental disorder when they also face social pressures to be perfect parents.

Light Gaming Linked to Social Adjustment

In the past, video games have been associated with antisocial behavior. But a light amount of gaming may not damage kids' social adjustment.

After Concussion, Emotional Symptoms May Signal Other Issues

A concussion can bring about a wide variety of symptoms. These symptoms may affect any combination of physical, emotional, basic mental functioning. It seems that some types of concussion symptoms may signal risk for others.

Brain Injury in Teens Increased Emotional Issues

Every year, more than half a million teenagers experience a serious concussion. These brain injuries often leave lasting damage, but to what extent?

Eating May Help Ease Relationship Anger

Couples married for a long time don’t often mention food when speaking of how they have kept the relationship going, but maybe they should.

Understanding the New Daddy Blues

Becoming a parent brings a host of changes that not every person is prepared for. Depression after a new child's arrival can occur for both mothers and fathers.

Violent Video Game Play Increased Aggression

More than 90 percent of youth in America play video games. Many of these games are violent and contain mature themes. Are they changing the way children and teenagers think about aggression?

Connecting the Dots with Media and Well-Being

Limiting children's use of television is already one recommendation that pediatricians emphasize to parents. But what might it mean if kids use too much TV, computers or video games?