Does the constant cycle of negative world news make you anxious? Here, learn more about news-related anxiety and how you can fight back.
According to new research, placing too much emphasis on happiness can actually give rise to depressive symptoms, especially in the Western world.
People with anorexia tend to severely restrict their food intake, while those with bulimia go through periods of overeating followed by unhealthful behaviors to ‘purge.’ Learn more here.
A report that the LA County commissioned suggests that many jail inmates would benefit from diversion to community-based mental health programs.
New research shows how using a fake rubber hand may enable people living with obsessive-compulsive disorder to overcome their contamination fears.
Specialists estimate that a small increase of only $1 in the state minimum wage could have prevented thousands of suicides between 2009–2015.
Researchers have concluded that exposure to air pollution during childhood could significantly increase a person’s risk of schizophrenia.
How much do our diets influence our mental health? A recent review assesses the evidence and concludes that much more research is needed.
Recent research adds to the evidence that mindfulness practice may enable us to eradicate unhelpful fears — and continue to keep them at bay.
There are several different types of depression, which is a common mental health condition. Learn about their symptoms and who is at risk in this article.
How can listening to music make us feel? A new study involving participants from different cultures has identified 13 possible emotions that music evokes.
The findings of a new study suggest that the accumulation of toxic beta-amyloid proteins in the brain may not be the cause of Alzheimer’s disease.
Some people with depression also experience anger. Here, learn about the connection between depression and anger and the available treatment options.
In this special feature, we ask whether New Year’s resolutions work and look at some science-backed ways to improve the chances of success.
New research in mice investigates the possibility that MDMA, a potentially addictive drug, may help in the context of mental health therapy.
Research in rats suggests that empathy may be an important element in the rodents’ remarkable ability to survive in difficult environments.
Some people experience anxiety and depression at the same time. In this article, learn about how they are linked, the differences between them, and what treatments are available.
A new year is almost here! In the last letter of 2019, Managing Editor Honor Whiteman reflects on the successes of the past year, and there have been many!
A new study in older adults has found a strong correlation between having found meaning in one’s life and having good overall health.
It can be difficult to convince others to change their minds about a topic, sometimes even despite compelling evidence. Why? What happens in the brain?