A soon-to-graduate medical student talks about the challenges of studying and practicing medicine and encourages doctors-in-training to ask for help when they need it.
A Stanford psychologist discusses the future of psychiatric artificial intelligence, including the challenges and potential benefits for AI-based mental health assessment.
A Stanford psychiatrist busts pervasive myths and explains key facts about schizophrenia, a chronic disease charactorized by altered thinking.
A Stanford interdisciplinary program provides evidence of the mental health pathology caused by trauma to legal teams prosecuting human rights violators.
Author and psychiatrist Christine Montross discussed her work and read excerpts from her books at a recent event at Stanford.
At a recent Stanford Health Policy Forum, researchers Anne Case and Rebecca Bernert discussed suicide in the United States.
This challenge asks participants to recognize when negative thoughts are occurring and try to diffuse them when they turn worrisome or distracting.
Stanford psychologist Ian Gotlib is examining how depression develops and working to identify potential opportunities for intervention.
A small change in how patients learn to think about side effects of a food allergy treatment greatly reduces their anxiety, Stanford researchers found.
A study in Nature details a discovery with potential clinical significance for treating eating disorders such as anorexia. To make that discovery, Stanford researchers had to develop a "first-time-ever" way of teasing apart two separate but closely intertwined sets of identical-appearing neurons in the brain.
The benefits of mindfulness — touted as a panacea for a myriad of problems from anxiety to chronic pain — has come under some debate.
A Stanford News round-up includes a host of suggestions for sticking with your New Year's — or any self-improvement goal
Stanford's WELL for Life initiative is challenging you to practice the art of mindfulness for one week to promote self-care.
Emergency medicine physician Al’ai Alvarez discusses how he integrates gratitude into his daily life and its many widespread benefits.
A Stanford psychiatry resident discusses the peer-to-peer support programs available to Stanford’s medical students, which she helped create.
Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.