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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President Trump pointed out yesterday that if we didn't do any testing for the virus we would have very few cases, which forces us to confront the issues posed by testing in general.
A physician’s suicide reminds us that the plague of COVID-19 creates deep emotional wounds in health care workers
According to terror management theory, people can have surprising reactions
Exercise like walking, swimming, and even dancing have been shown to be good for your memory, but the optimal intensity of that exercise has been unclear... until now
Exploring the natural world can be restorative to mental health
Health journalist Judy Foreman talks about her new book Exercise Is Medicine: How Physical Activity Boosts Health and Slows Aging.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy improved both symptoms and markers of senescence in people with anxiety
Surviving an awful experience can lead to some surprisingly positive psychological effects in many people
New research in mice suggests that a pregnancy hormone contributes to brain and behavioral changes caused by childhood adversity
Here’s how we need to respond