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Many women experience extreme mood fluctuations as they approach menopause. Stanford Medicine’s Karen Adams says knowledge and access are key to aiding this normal condition.

Many women experience extreme mood fluctuations as they approach menopause. Stanford Medicine’s Karen Adams says knowledge and access are key to aiding this normal condition.

The goal of a decade-old program started by Stanford Medicine's Nilima Ragavan is to foster the sharing of lessons and evidence-based best practices between clinicians in the U.S. and India.

The goal of a decade-old program started by Stanford Medicine's Nilima Ragavan is to foster the sharing of lessons and evidence-based best practices between clinicians in the U.S. and India.

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Cases of patients who recovered from trauma after dreaming under surgical anesthesia spur Stanford Medicine researchers to investigate dreaming as therapy.

Cases of patients who recovered from trauma after dreaming under surgical anesthesia spur Stanford Medicine researchers to investigate dreaming as therapy.

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Some of the 17 million Americans afflicted with major depressive disorder each year may soon receive a surprising new prescription from their clinician: Have fun on a virtual reality device.

Some of the 17 million Americans afflicted with major depressive disorder each year may soon receive a surprising new prescription from their clinician: Have fun on a virtual reality device.

Often misunderstood and undertreated, bipolar disorder has received close attention from Stanford Medicine clinicians and researchers for more than 30 years.

Often misunderstood and undertreated, bipolar disorder has received close attention from Stanford Medicine clinicians and researchers for more than 30 years.

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Over the past decade, Stanford Medicine student Lillie Reed has dedicated her life and academic career to preventing violence and helping victims heal from the resulting trauma.  

Over the past decade, Stanford Medicine student Lillie Reed has dedicated her life and academic career to preventing violence and helping victims heal from the resulting trauma.  

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A loneliness prescription? Anna Lembke says 'Action. Don’t be passive. Do at least one thing each day that makes you feel more connected to other people and the world.'

A loneliness prescription? Anna Lembke says 'Action. Don’t be passive. Do at least one thing each day that makes you feel more connected to other people and the world.'

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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.

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.

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Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.

Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.

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Tracking brainwave patterns and symptoms in patients with depression, researchers used artificial intelligence to predict best treatment options.

Tracking brainwave patterns and symptoms in patients with depression, researchers used artificial intelligence to predict best treatment options.

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A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.

A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.