Alcoholics Anonymous, the fellowship of sobriety seekers, is the most effective path to abstinence, according to a Stanford researcher and collaborators.
Involving parents in therapy boosts mental wellness among children and teens at risk for bipolar disorder, a Stanford-led study has found.
Forgiving others for past hurts can improve your health, says Fred Luskin, founder of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects.
Researchers are working to develop a wearable sensor to measure stress, anxiety and depression based on changes in cortisol levels and other parameters.
Psychiatrist Jacob Towery discusses how to practice self-care and how it can benefit both individuals and the people around them.
A survey of Americans' well-being shows that seniors with low incomes are reporting worse mental health while their physical health is stable.
Stanford researchers have teased apart the addictive and pro-social effects of MDMA -- suggesting the possibliity of a non-addictive therapy.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
Counselor Mary Foston-English offers tips for managing relationships and maintaining peace when stress accompanies holiday celebrations.
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.