Health care policy issues are at the top of U.S. lawmakers' agendas, Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) says during a Stanford Health Policy Forum.
Caregiver depression in rural China is unexpectedly pervasive and harmful to children's health. A Stanford team is working to help.
Using neuroimaging and machine learning, researchers were able to predict whether antidepressants would help individual patients.
This BeWell article provides tips for cultivating and practicing self-forgivness. The benefits, researchers say, are numerous.
Spending time in nature can improve mental health, but people are increasingly removed from it. A new model proposes a way of bringing those benefits to more people.
In a recent 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello talks with suicidologist Rebecca Bernert about suicide prevention and risk factors, including sleep problems.
Depression often occurs with other conditions such as anxiety, addiction or chronic illnesses, physician Randall Stafford and Sophia Xiao explain.
Emotions, once thought to be unconcious and automatic, are highly influenced by motivations and intention, new Stanford research shows.
In the seventh post in the series Taking Depression Seriously, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline how healthy behaviors can lessen symptoms.
Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.
Stanford researchers disprove the idea that legalizing medical marijuana will lead to fewer deaths from opioid overdoses.
In the sixth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify the different types of care providers.
The PRIDE Study, now based at Stanford, is the first large, long-term national health study of sex and gender minorities.
In an editorial, a Stanford resident argues for the need to enhance physician education about marijuana to help guide clinical decisions.
In this fifth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline the different types of talk therapy.
A Stanford psychiatrist argues that internet privacy is a mental health issue and an online bill of rights is needed in the U.S.