Behavioral Health

Why young adults smoke 
Why young adults smoke
Three key factors may predict why 18- to 24-year-olds choose to take up cigarettes.
How healing wishes help the whole family 
How healing wishes help the whole family
A new study finds that sick kids are not the only ones who benefit from having their wishes come true.
Why some school bullying programs aren’t working 
Why some school bullying programs aren’t working
A new study reveals that programs aimed at deterring bullying are actually teaching kids how to keep their bad behavior under the radar.
Eating disorders overlooked in obese teens 
Eating disorders overlooked in obese teens
Find out why teens who are overweight may go undiagnosed for eating disorders and develop more severe medical complications.
Yelling at teens reinforces bad behavior 
Yelling at teens reinforces bad behavior
Using your “inside voice” when upset shouldn’t just be something you ask your kids to do. Experts say it’s good advice for parents, too.
Can big brains cause anorexia? 
Can big brains cause anorexia?
Scientists say the volume of grey matter in the brain may be linked to eating disorder.
Overcoming depression after stroke 
Overcoming depression after stroke
Depression can be a common side effect of stroke. Here’s what you need to know about the signs, symptoms and treatment options.