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Weathering the mental health strains of a global pandemic
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.
How brain-wave data can refine psychiatric treatment choices
Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.
Study ties teens’ COVID-19 resilience to their ability to navigate life
Stanford research shows that teens who are good at navigating life are less likely to experience anxiety and depression related to COVID-19.
AI predicts effective depression treatment based on brainwave patterns
Tracking brainwave patterns and symptoms in patients with depression, researchers used artificial intelligence to predict best treatment options.
Risk of suicide is much higher among handgun owners, study says
A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.
Gender discrimination is linked to depression in child-bearing women, Stanford-led study finds
A Stanford-led study has found that experiencing gender discrimination was associated with depressive symptoms in women who had young children.
New treatment offers relief from severe depression in small study
A new form of transcranial magnetic stimulation, devised by Stanford researchers, relieved 90% of study participants of their depression.
Measuring depression with wearables
Researchers are working to develop a wearable sensor to measure stress, anxiety and depression based on changes in cortisol levels and other parameters.
Tackling caregiver depression in rural China: A Q&A
Caregiver depression in rural China is unexpectedly pervasive and harmful to children's health. A Stanford team is working to help.
Suicide and hope: A podcast discussion
In a recent 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello talks with suicidologist Rebecca Bernert about suicide prevention and risk factors, including sleep problems.
Taking Depression Seriously: Anxiety, addiction and chronic illness
Depression often occurs with other conditions such as anxiety, addiction or chronic illnesses, physician Randall Stafford and Sophia Xiao explain.
Taking Depression Seriously: Why healthy living matters
In the seventh post in the series Taking Depression Seriously, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline how healthy behaviors can lessen symptoms.
Taking Depression Seriously: Selecting a mental health care provider
In the sixth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify the different types of care providers.
Taking Depression Seriously: Types of talk therapy
In this fifth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline the different types of talk therapy.
Taking Depression Seriously: Understanding medications
In the fourth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify different types of medications.