People prone to believing in elaborate cover-ups could just be seeking more meaning in life
Many people on the spectrum take multiple medications, which can lead to serious side effects and may not even be effective
Trauma can be passed down to offspring due to epigenetic changes in DNA. But positive experiences seem able to correct that. Erika Beras reports.
New research suggests it doesn’t help—and it may hurt—to rely on a formula to predict the risk of a suicide
The Republican-proposed repeal bill is slated for a House vote on Thursday
New research suggests the two conditions may be de different outcomes of one genetic syndrome
How did an educated, elderly engineer wind up with a heroin habit?
Researchers are investigating how hallucinogens might be used to model—and develop treatments for—psychosis
It’s the most dramatized of the personality disorders, but one of the least understood. This week, Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen clears the air with nine signs of borderline personality disorder.
Cities shape how we think, feel and behave. Can we create cities that improve our brain health?
Free, imaginative play is crucial for normal social, emotional and cognitive development. It makes us better adjusted, smarter and less stressed
The rise and fall of the Beach Boys leader shows how crucial the brain's executive function is to creativity
The social media giant aims to save lives by quickly flagging and responding to worrying posts
A debate is growing among experts over how to meet their urgent needs
Have you ever wondered if your coworker or estranged family member could possibly be suffering from a clinical personality disorder? Why are they so difficult to deal with?
Biological markers could enable tailored therapies that target individual differences in symptoms
Flagging children early offers the possibility of more effective treatment
A long-standing code of ethics prohibits diagnosing public figures from afar
Fascinating study suggests treating “psychache”
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