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Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.

Although sparked by trauma, PTSD has a genetic component as well, which can influence what therapy is most successful and provide other insights.

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In a Health Affairs piece, a group of physician leaders discuss the importance of a chief wellness officer and provide guidance on how to integrate the job into health system leadership.

In a Health Affairs piece, a group of physician leaders discuss the importance of a chief wellness officer and provide guidance on how to integrate the job into health system leadership.

A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.

A team of economists have examined the importance of location and opioid prevalence to help tease out the relative importance of supply in the epidemic.

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Rania Awaad uses her training in psychiatry and Islamic law to address the health needs of Muslims at Stanford and throughout the Bay Area.

Rania Awaad uses her training in psychiatry and Islamic law to address the health needs of Muslims at Stanford and throughout the Bay Area.

Humans' big brains may increase the risk of psychiatric disorders. Stanford researchers identify previously hidden DNA region that could be to blame.

Humans' big brains may increase the risk of psychiatric disorders. Stanford researchers identify previously hidden DNA region that could be to blame.

Laila Soudi is documenting her experience traveling among Syrian refugees in the Middle East as part of the Stanford Refugee Research Project.

Laila Soudi is documenting her experience traveling among Syrian refugees in the Middle East as part of the Stanford Refugee Research Project.

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Phobias are a form of anxiety disorder, but can be alleviated by therapy, Stanford's Carolyn Rodriguez and other experts say in this article.

Phobias are a form of anxiety disorder, but can be alleviated by therapy, Stanford's Carolyn Rodriguez and other experts say in this article.

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Low levels of a substance, acetyl-L-carnitine, in the blood are associated with depression. Could this "mood mirror" be a cure for the blues?

Low levels of a substance, acetyl-L-carnitine, in the blood are associated with depression. Could this "mood mirror" be a cure for the blues?

The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban, making it a challenge for refugees and others who had hoped to travel, or live, in the U.S.

The Supreme Court upheld the travel ban, making it a challenge for refugees and others who had hoped to travel, or live, in the U.S.

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