depression

December 27, 2018

In a policy statement this month, the American Academy of Pediatrics urged pediatric healthcare providers

Teen worrying
October 10, 2018

Heidi Combs, medical director of inpatient psychiatry at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, says anxiety is the No. 1 reason people come to primary care.

September 27, 2018

Kathleen Gilligan said her 14-year-old son wrestled with calling the suicide hotline right before he killed himself with a gun.

While he never did call, he may have felt more comfortable going online and finding a network of support.

August 10, 2018

When tennis superstar, and mom, Serena Williams posted on her Instagram account this week about her struggle with depression 11 months after giving birth to her daughter, Olympia, social med

August 4, 2018

In a Yakima Herald Republic article on the health benefits of sleep, and the consequences of not getting enough, UW Medicine's Dr.

January 2, 2018

Adults forget the value of laughter, says Tita Begashaw. "Adults laugh about 30 times a day, children 300 times a day. Go back! Act like a child!"

Teens smoking
October 17, 2017

Dr. Erin Dillon-Naftolin, a UW Medicine psychiatrist working at Seattle Children’s, discusses teen anxiety and depression—what’s behind it and the proven methods of treating it.

November 7, 2017

On average one in 10 people who live at Seattle's latitude suffer from the winter blues or seasonal affective disorder known as SAD, according to Dr. David Avery, a UW Medicine psychiatrist.

October 6, 2017

After Todd and Laura Crooks lost their oldest son Chad to suicide, the West Seattle couple created Chad's Legacy Project to bring resources together and spark change.

Researchers have found promising results for treating depression with a video game interface that targets underlying cognitive issues associated with depression rather than just managing the symptoms.

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