Addiction specialist Keith Humphreys explains how the pandemic has affected three factors driving substance use — cues, comfort and convenience.
Anxiety is common, but if unchecked it can be harmful. Certain skills can help individuals manage anxiety, but if it persists or is severe, seek help.
Stanford researcher finds that inpatient psychiatric care helps long-term recovery rates for people with both mental illness and addiction.
More than a third of U.S. adults have had symptoms of anxiety and depression during the global pandemic, so Stanford experts are figuring out how to help.
Two animated videos from Stanford Medicine aim to help people around the world who are struggling to cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.
Stress in 2020 seems worse than ever. Stanford's Andrew Huberman discusses ways to reduce stress, such as different breathing patterns.
Practicing meditation can alleviate mental stress and anxiety on college campuses, especially during the pandemic, Stanford experts say.
Stanford research shows that teens who are good at navigating life are less likely to experience anxiety and depression related to COVID-19.
Body image is a key part of well-being, yet many of us have a conflicted relationship with our bodies. A Stanford Medicine psychologist offers guidance.
A Stanford Medicine educator worked on an animated video that helps children manage feelings of loneliness during the global COVID-19 pandemic.
More data on LGBTQ+ health is key — not only for understanding the effects of COVID-19, but also to improve overall health, says a Stanford researcher.
The pandemic has been what one Stanford psychiatrist called “a mixed bag” for people with addiction issues; some find fewer triggers, others face more.
Experts from the Stanford Caregiver Center offer help for people doing the sometimes overwhelming work of caring for ill or vulnerable loved ones.
Tracking brainwave patterns and symptoms in patients with depression, researchers used artificial intelligence to predict best treatment options.
A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.