Journalist Robert Whitaker is more concerned than ever that psychiatric medications do more harm than good
A new mental health treatment using the psychedelic compound psilocybin raises questions about medicine and values
Anxiety about social distancing and infection is altering how much we dream and the nature of our dreams themselves
Suicide rates have been rising for two decades in the U.S. Will the pandemic make things worse?
Studies suggest that we are finding ways to connect even amid quarantine
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Disinformation expert Carl Bergstrom gives tips on how to stay calm and make sense of pandemic news
Journalist and author Emily Anthes talks about her book The Great Indoors: The Surprising Science of How Buildings Shape Our Behavior, Health, and Happiness.
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What can the pandemic teach us about how people respond to adversity?
Journalist and author Florence Williams talks about her book The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative.
The pandemic has heightened OCD phobias such as fear of germs. Yet some patients say experience with anxiety, and treatment for it, gives them an advantage
The pandemic creates both a need and an opportunity to help kids deal with difficult emotions
In the wake of the pandemic, there will be an even greater need for help in the face of loss, isolation and trauma
Researchers are beginning to untangle the common biology that links supposedly distinct psychiatric conditions
The psychological state of children may need special attention during COVID-19 impacts and isolation.
An epidemiologist points to new stresses in the U.S. mental health system that may persist from the novel coronavirus pandemic
An expert on climate denial offers tips for inoculating people against coronavirus conspiracy notions.
A global natural experiment examines the time warp of life under quarantine
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