Day Care Won't Cause Aggressive Behavior in Child, Study Finds

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Day care does not appear to lead to aggressive behavior in children, according to a new study based on Norwegian children.

Many Say Mental Health Care Is Vital, But Often Tough to Get

TUESDAY, Sept. 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Although most Americans think mental health care is important, they often believe it's expensive and hard to get, a new survey shows.

Impulsive, Agitated Behaviors May Be Warning Signs for Suicide

SATURDAY, Aug. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Risky behaviors such as reckless driving or sudden promiscuity, or nervous behaviors such as agitation, hand-wringing or pacing, can be signs that suicide risk may be high in depressed people, researchers report.

How Parents Add to Math Anxiety

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Parents can spur math anxiety and poor math performance in children, a new study suggests.

Settling the Back-to-School Jitters

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Starting or returning to school can trigger anxiety in some children, but parents can help ease worried young minds, a mental health expert says.

Women Soldiers No More Likely to Develop PTSD, Study Finds

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women in the U.S. military are no more likely than men to develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a government study shows.

'Goth' Teens Report More Depression, Self-Harm

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The dark look associated with Goths may not be all show: Teens in this subculture appear more prone to depression and self-harm than their peers, researchers report.

How Reliable Are Medical Studies? Half of Findings Couldn't Be Replicated

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Independent researchers couldn't reproduce the findings of more than half of 100 experiments previously published in three prominent psychology journals, a new review reports.

Summer Is High Time for College Kids Trying Illegal Substances

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many American college students start experimenting with booze or drugs over the summer, but winter is the peak time for them to begin illegal use of prescription medicines, according to a U.S. government study.

Mixed Findings on Pot's Effect on the Developing Brain

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Marijuana's potential effect on brain structure remains a subject of intense scientific scrutiny, but mixed results have emerged from two of the latest studies on the topic.