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Sweet Validation: Burnout Is Now a Bonafide Diagnosis

Whether you’re a freelancer or work a 9-to-5, workplace stress is real. And now your doctor can even diagnose it.

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Finally, a Blood Test to Diagnose Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Researchers have brought us one step closer to quickly diagnosing this elusive disease that many brush off as “imaginary.”

Julie A. Fast

7 People Who Have Changed How We View Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar is still widely misunderstood. But these seven pioneers have made an impact and helped the public toward a better understanding.

Doctor talking to depressed young woman.

How to Know if Ketamine Will Help Your Depression—Before You Spend a Cent

Ketamine can be costly. But researchers are working to determine if biomarkers, such as mere blood test, may help to determine if the Rx will reduce your symptoms.

Depressed man leaning into his reflection.

What Is the Difference Between Unipolar Depression and Bipolar Depression?

Not all depression is the same, and the type of depression you have determines the treatment that works.

Heather with her husband, Ken.

One Woman’s Creative Way of Managing Her Bipolar Disorder

From felted soaps and jewelry making to walks in the woods with her husband, Heather Tobin manages her bipolar disorder with creativity and color.

How One Journalist and Mother Manages Bipolar Disorder

Journalist Michelle Hiskey opens up about managing her bipolar disorder as a mom, golfer, and writer.

Young woman battling mental illness.

8 Ways Schizophrenia Changes Your Life

From getting the right support to changing your sleep habits, schizophrenia alters your life. Here are just a few ways.

Mother and daughter looking at chemical plant near their home.

What Is Epigenetics?

Epigenetics theory offers hope that we can end genetic illness.

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These 4 Factors Can Predict Your Postpartum Depression

What if it was possible to predict whether your symptoms of depression would worsen during the first year after giving birth?