Two health care providers discuss the advocacy work that fuels them outside their role and how it intersects with mental health.
Category: Psychiatry & Mental Health
‘Cyclic sighing’ can help breathe away anxiety
Stanford Medicine researchers showed that five minutes a day of breathing exercises can reduce overall anxiety and improve mood.
Heartbeats and Hiccups: Serving those who serve
Stanford Medicine human resources leaders speak to their experiences in the military and their trajectory to medicine.
Scientists use ‘sleep age’ to infer longterm health
Stanford Medicine professor Emmanuel Mignot answers questions about sleep age, emphasizing the importance of developing good sleep hygiene.
Losing sleep in adolescence makes mice less outgoing as adults
Mice that had sleep interruptions during adolescence had less interest in making new friends later on, a Stanford study shows.
How the grief of a million U.S. COVID-19 deaths hurts us all
Stanford psychiatrist weighs in on how the United States as a community suffers from widespread, prolonged grief, and what we can do.
Mental health hygiene can improve mood, decrease stress
Creating a routine of mental health hygiene, including daily mindfulness practices, can decrease stress levels and improve mood.
Ask Me Anything: Answers about Daylight Saving Time and sleep
Stanford sleep scientist weighs in on all things sleep, including why we dream, how to get better sleep, and daylight saving time.
Report on opioids urges drug reform
Stanford researchers and colleagues issue a report detailing issues of the opioid crisis, including insufficient government policies.
Stanford team finds benefits to online autism treatment
Creating online worlds tailored to kids' interests allowed Stanford therapists to use telehealth to motivate children with autism to talk.
How COVID-19 has hurt health care workers’ mental health
Stanford clinical psychologist discusses how the mental health of health care workers has been impacted by the pandemic.
Designing psychiatric care to precisely match patients’ biology
Using a new approach that harnesses the power of precision, Stanford Medicine researchers are devising new ways to treat depression.
Youngsters with ADHD often don’t receive best treatment
Families of young kids with ADHD should get parenting-skills therapy before other treatments, but this happens infrequently, a study found.
A Q&A with Daniel Mason: Combining psychiatry and writing
Daniel Mason, Stanford psychiatrist and award-winning novelist speaks on his passion for literature and medicine.
Breaking down anti-Asian racism during the pandemic
Anti-Asian racism during pandemic soars among Chinese Asian sub-groups, including Vietnamese, Japanese, and Korean Americans.
Q&A: Shining a light on Muslim mental health in America
Stanford Medicine researchers collect data to better understand the state of mental heath in Muslim communities.