Deaths are surging, and mental health is strained. But coping strategies people use amid other catastrophes can help
This time of year tends to be a roller coaster of ups and downs, but 2020, unsurprisingly, poses unique challenges
Oregon became the first state to legalize therapeutic use of the drug as new research affirms its benefits for treating depression
The rise in depression and anxiety is even worse than expected, especially among young adults
Brain-scan studies hint that the ancient practice may benefit areas associated with memory, emotion and thinking
Stanford neurobiologist Andrew Huberman discusses the two things we can always control, even during a high-stress election and scary COVID pandemic
Depression and anxiety have risen amid the pandemic; immersive therapeutics can help
A pushback has arisen to seasonal clock changes that affect mood, sleep and general well-being
Scientific American’s senior medicine editor Josh Fischman talks about issues in medicine and public health that will be affected by this election.
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
A decline in smell was the sense loss most strongly associated with such risk in a recent study. Christopher Intagliata reports.
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.
They worked for my depression. Could they be the future of psychiatry?
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.