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Checking out your date ahead of time is common.

Teens girls who sext may be more likely to be depressed and anxious

An ongoing study found a link between sexting and negative mental health consequences, but frequency of sexting didn't seem to matter.

The next great mental health app will look like Pokemon Go, according to a Silicon Valley psychologist

Some mental health apps have incorporated aspects of gaming, and one Silicon Valley psychologist thinks they're the future of healthcare.

High functioning anxiety can be tough to spot. Here are some of the signs you might have it.

Anxiety disorders exist on a wide spectrum, and those with high functioning anxiety tend to have a deep fear of failing or of people not liking them.
Camila Cabello said she "super recommends" deep breathing.

Camila Cabello said deep breathing for 5 minutes a day has improved her quality of life, and an expert says the strategy really works for stress relie...

Breathing deeply through your diaphragm can help reduce stress, especially if you focus on a long exhale.
Feline fanatics, consider yourselves vindicated — research says the "crazy cat lady" trope is a myth.

The ‘crazy cat lady’ myth has been debunked — it turns out cat owners aren’t more lonely or anxious than anyone else

Researchers found that cat owners, dog owners, and pet-less folks all had similar levels of depression, anxiety, and relationship problems.
Bed bug paranoia is a natural response, giving you the energy needed to take care of the situation.

‘You don’t feel safe in your own home:’ Bed bugs’ biggest health threats are psychological, triggering flashbacks, extreme anx...

While the critters aren't physically dangerous, researchers and victims know they can cause mental health harm. For some, the effects are lasting.
"Especially if you're lonely, be careful in your choices. Regulate and be selective in your use," one of the lead researchers said.

People who are addicted to dating apps may have loneliness and social anxiety in common

Researchers surveyed college students and found that some used dating apps to the point they interfered with their performance at work or school.
Misophonia can be isolating.

A man said he hasn’t seen his family in years because the sound of their chewing drives him crazy. His condition isn’t unique.

Misophonia is a poorly understood condition that can cause people to experience anger or panic in response to everyday noises.
Laina Morris.

The 28-year-old woman behind the ‘overly attached girlfriend’ meme announced she’s quitting YouTube for good in a teary goodbye vide...

The creator of the "overly attached girlfriend" meme opened up about her mental-health struggles and said she would no longer post YouTube videos.

This $86 weighted blanket has hugely impacted the quality of my sleep — here’s why it’s worth the internet hype

The YnM Weighted Blanket is cheaper than others. Most importantly, it did seem to improve the quality of my sleep.