A comprehensive Stanford study of data on California gun sales and first-time gun owners shows a link between suicides and handgun ownership.
Stanford mental health experts offer tips for handling the uniques stressors faced by health care workers treating patients during the coronavirus pandemic.
Stanford psychiatrist Victor Carrion offers advice for parents about how to talk to children about the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health care workers are supporting one another during the COVID-19 outbreak through yoga challenges, virtual happy hours and humor.
As news of COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines, Stanford psychiatrist offers tips on handling the day-to-day disruptions to our lives.
Involving parents in therapy boosts mental wellness among children and teens at risk for bipolar disorder, a Stanford-led study has found.
Forgiving others for past hurts can improve your health, says Fred Luskin, founder of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects.
A survey of Americans' well-being shows that seniors with low incomes are reporting worse mental health while their physical health is stable.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
This BeWell article provides tips for cultivating and practicing self-forgivness. The benefits, researchers say, are numerous.
Spending time in nature can improve mental health, but people are increasingly removed from it. A new model proposes a way of bringing those benefits to more people.
In a recent 1:2:1 podcast, host Paul Costello talks with suicidologist Rebecca Bernert about suicide prevention and risk factors, including sleep problems.
Emotions, once thought to be unconcious and automatic, are highly influenced by motivations and intention, new Stanford research shows.
In the seventh post in the series Taking Depression Seriously, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford outline how healthy behaviors can lessen symptoms.
Empathy isn't determined by our genes, it's a skill that improves with practice, explains Stanford psychologist-author Jamil Zaki.
In the sixth post in the Taking Depression Seriously series, Sophia Xiao and physician Randall Stafford clarify the different types of care providers.