The odds of a woman developing postnatal depression increased by 79% when they had baby boys compared to baby girls, a UK study has found.
Philip Hammond announced plans to create a new mental health crisis service and also pledged a funding boost for social care services in his autumn budget speech this afternoon.
Trusts providing mental health services should be set new targets to improve staff retention rates, according to a group of MPs who called for urgent action to boost the mental health workforce.
Diabetes nurses are going above and beyond their call of duty to provide psychological support to struggling patients who are unable to access timely treatment elsewhere, according to a leading nurse in the field.
Use of social media can reduce depression and other negative mental side effects that result from long-term pain in older adults, researchers in the US have suggested.
A passionate nurse is celebrating after becoming what is believed to be the youngest lecturer in the country – just 15 months after graduating from the university herself.
Diabetes patients are more likely to die from suicide, accidents and alcohol-related causes, according to a new study, which suggests this could be linked to poor mental health.
“If we make a mistake people die, and that was what drove me to get help,” says critical care nurse Ged Swinton.
Calls have been made for a new mental health support scheme announced for NHS doctors to be extended to nurses and midwives.
Exercise relieves symptoms of major mental health conditions, and subsequently should be used as a pillar of treatment, according to the European Psychiatric Association.