Stanford psychiatrist Amy Alexander and colleagues report that women, children and society receive numerous benefits from 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
Stanford pediatric psychiatrist Manpreet Singh draws inspiration from her sister, as she strives to instill hope in people who feel hopeless.
Even from a distance, dogs still have the power to make people feel better. Pet therapy coordinators at Stanford are trying to make that happen.
Stanford mental health experts offer tips for handling the uniques stressors faced by health care workers treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
Stanford psychiatrist Victor Carrion offers advice for parents about how to talk to children about the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
A new form of transcranial magnetic stimulation, devised by Stanford researchers, relieved 90% of study participants of their depression.
Health care workers are supporting one another during the COVID-19 outbreak through yoga challenges, virtual happy hours and humor.
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.