New Stanford research is clarifying the powerful role played by the mind in pain, health, social settings, education and more.
Researchers are using AI listening technologies to improve mental-health, diagnose autism and discover adverse drug reactions.
Regulatory reform could reduce the bloated documentation requirements facing American physicians and help to reduce rising levels of burnout.
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.
Social media, unlike memoirs, can problematically create an image of a sanitized, perfect existence that is removed from real lives, Jacqueline Genovese writes.
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.
After his daughter died of a drug overdose, George Ting established the Esther Ting Memorial Professorship in Addiction Medicine at Stanford.
New Stanford research indicates that having a mom losing a loved one during pregnancy may affect the mental health of the child as he or she grows into adulthood.
Stanford Graduate School of Business Professor Jeffrey Pfeffer discusses in his new book, "Dying for a Paycheck," how stress from work is a major health problem.
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.
Rachael Flatt competed in the 2010 Winter Olympics. Now the former skater works on eating disorders prevention and intervention in a Stanford Medicine lab.
Several severely depressed patients were helped by a new, experimental form of transcranial magnetic stimulation developed by Stanford Medicine researchers.
In a recent report on KQED, Stanford’s David Spiegel explains how a victim's health can be affected by sexual harassment in the short and long term.
Those who have been personally affected by mental illness are often motivated, even driven, to do something to help lessen the suffering of others. But …