Winter weather is not just tough on our cars, roads and pipes, it can also take a toll on our bodies and minds.
It happens every year around this time. Cabin fever sets in and people seem to be a little edgier. With the seemingly constant cold temperatures and snow this winter people’s moods seem worse than usual.
Psychiatrist Dr. Patton Van Nickell with Allegheny General Hospital joined KDKA Radio’s Larry Richert and John Shumway to identify if you just have the winter blues or something more and how to deal with it.
Police are looking for a missing Pitt grad student.
The holidays can be a difficult time for people struggling with depression or substance abuse.
A recent study says both work equally well.
The family of a mental health patient at UPMC McKeesport who killed herself is speaking out.
One security guard has been fired and another guard and a nurse suspended.
A suspended Allegheny County police officer, charged in several road rage incidents, is now out of jail but he’s not exactly a free man.
When the Penguins host the Philadelphia Flyers at Consol Energy Center on Sunday night, they’ll have a special guest in attendance.
PITTSBURGH (NewsRadio 1020 KDKA) — Dr. Gerald Pifer talks to two West Penn Allegheny Health System psychologists about psychiatric illness. Dr. Mike Fanzen and Glen Getz address the short and long term effects of concussions, […]
Following a representative sample of more than 10,000 children across the U.S. born in 2001, researchers looked at mothers who reported symptoms of depression at nine months and the height and weight of the kids at ages 4 and 5.
Is your sleepiness because you’re not getting sleep? Recent studies say not necessarily. Mood and obesity may be bigger reasons.
Most recently we’ve learned about the serious neurological damage associated with repeated concussions – dementia, depression, Alzheimer’s, memory loss and death – some by their own hand.
KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talks with his guests, Dr. Charles “Chip” Reynolds and social worker Michael Lockovich, about complicated grief and the new studies being performed at the University of Pittsburgh in regards to depression, particularly in senior citizens.
It’s a pretty safe bet that Valentine’s Day is a favorite holiday of couples in love, almost in love, and those happily married. But for those grieving the death of a spouse, fiancé, lover or partner, coping with Cupid’s 24-hour visit can be emotionally taxing.