New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.
An upcoming Stanford conference will focus on bridging cultural and generational divides to better address youth mental health needs.
Stanford psychiatry resident Nathaniel Morris describes what it’s like to treat patients in the hospital after an attempted suicide.
Childhood obesity and depression appear linked in the brains of children and teens with both conditions, according to new Stanford research.
Stanford psychiatry professor for gives advice on how to cope with the new normal of school lockdown and active-shooter drills.
With the newly-established Center for Precision Mental Health and Wellness at Stanford, Leanne Williams plans to deepen and broaden her research connecting brain function and mental health and bring those discoveries to patients.
Stanford research shows that nearly one in 20 reproductive-age women have depression and less than one-third are taking antidepressants.
A new mini-experiment from Stanford's WELL program challenges individuals to take five minutes out of their day to meditate, with the goal of improving well-being.
To broaden access to proven strategies for treating eating disorders, Stanford specialists have published a book to help those struggling with the disease.
In a meta-analysis of more than 500 clinical trials, researchers have new conclusions about the efficacy of 21 different antidepressants.
Several severely depressed patients were helped by a new, experimental form of transcranial magnetic stimulation developed by Stanford Medicine researchers.
Stanford's Ruth O'Hara discusses research on worrying and its impact on cognition, memory and effective disorders in older adults.
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