Behavioral Health

  • June 12, 2014

    Three genetic networks may play a role in autism, CHOP study finds

    Autism, also known as autism spectrum disorder, is often hereditary. Dr. Hakon Hakonarson, director of the Center for Applied Genomics at The Children...
  • June 12, 2014

    Adding up costs for lifetime of autism care

    New research puts a lifetime price tag on having this disorder: $2.4 million. That's how much it costs to care for a person with autism who also ...
  • June 6, 2014

    Suicides more likely to occur in the middle of the night, study finds

    People are more likely to commit suicide in the middle of the night, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania.
  • June 5, 2014 |  The Pulse

    One year after Philadelphia building collapse, haunting images stay with responder

    First responders are often affected by post-traumatic stress, or have trouble coping with the tragedies they witness on their jobs.
  • June 4, 2014

    Philadelphians pledge to listen to those with mental illnesses

    Hundreds of Philadelphians made a simple promise Tuesday -- to listen to people struggling with mental health problems.
  • May 12, 2014

    Philadelphia health officials warn about lethal heroin mix

    Philadelphia health officials are issuing a warning about a lethal heroin mix that has entered the city's illegal drug market.
  • May 12, 2014 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Over-parenting? Dealing with the onslaught of parenting advice

    What kind of parent are you? And are you doing a good job? If you are not sure, you could look at about a few thousand books to understand what you ar...
  • May 6, 2014

    Number of N.J. mental health providers below national average

    The number of mental health providers per resident in New Jersey is lower than the national average, according to a national analysis by the Robert Wo...
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