Social scientists have begun to close in on new ways to stop people from taking their own lives
An assay that measures 28 variables could identify individuals who need further treatment
Scientists test how pharmaceutical-grade MDMA combines with psychotherapy to help patients with a severe form of PTSD
People who feel shame readily are at risk for depression and anxiety disorders
Psychologists launch a clinical trial to gauge whether virtual reality can quell the fears of patients with the mental disorder
Savvy Psychologist Dr. Ellen Hendriksen covers five of the most common faces of depression
I struggled with a terrible loss, and it made me realize that our field must do better
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A Rhode Island program to prevent ex-inmate relapses and deaths is working
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Savvy Psychologist reveals four psychological drivers behind anorexia, bulimia, orthorexia and other forms of disordered eating
Agency officials press sometimes confused stakeholders for more data. Is it possible to define a “more effective CBD cosmetic?”
Get out and volunteer, research suggests
The stress of battling repeated, massive wildfires is taking a toll on the mental health of first responders
A new study adds to growing evidence that immune system dysfunction and altered gut microbes may contribute to the development of eating disorders
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Could a better nighttime rest help delay the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease?
Research finds a fascinating connection between IQ and aging
Snake venom toxicity depends on snake size, energy requirements and environmental dimensionality more than on prey size.
A rigorous study has intriguing results