What is psychotherapy and how does it work?

Perhaps you’ve heard of psychotherapy as a way to cope with a devastating life event or as a treatment for a lingering mental health problem, but aren’t sure if it’s right for you. To be honest, its success actually depends on several factors, including the therapist’s level of expertise and the patient’s engagement.

ADHD Overdiagnosis: What you need to know

Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a mental condition characterized by severe and ongoing inattentive, hyperactive, and impulsive behavior, which impairs a person’s ability to function normally. However, it’s fairly common for an adult or a child who’s easily distracted, frequently irritable, or have difficulty completing tasks to be misdiagnosed as having ADHD.

Here are some of the reasons why it is overdiagnosed.

New fathers: Here’s what you need to know about postpartum depression

Although it’s normal for most women to have the “baby blues” after giving birth, postpartum depression is a more serious condition that can last for months.

Based on recent research by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, postpartum depression happens to 1 in 9 women, and while new mothers may be familiar with the condition, first-time fathers might not realize their partner is at risk.