Researchers did a study on the mental health of mass shooters in the United States, finding most suffer from an untreated mental illness.
Using a new approach that harnesses the power of precision, Stanford Medicine researchers are devising new ways to treat depression.
Daniel Mason, Stanford psychiatrist and award-winning novelist speaks on his passion for literature and medicine.
Brain wave data identifies two psychiatric subtypes and can predict best treatments for PTSD and depression, Stanford research shows.
Stanford psychiatrist Amy Alexander and colleagues report that women, children and society receive numerous benefits from 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
Stanford pediatric psychiatrist Manpreet Singh draws inspiration from her sister, as she strives to instill hope in people who feel hopeless.
A new form of transcranial magnetic stimulation, devised by Stanford researchers, relieved 90% of study participants of their depression.
Stanford psychiatrist Shaili Jain chose to focus on trauma survivors after learning what happened to her father and grandparents in the 1940s.
Stanford researchers have teased apart the addictive and pro-social effects of MDMA -- suggesting the possibliity of a non-addictive therapy.
A Stanford psychiatrist argues that internet privacy is a mental health issue and an online bill of rights is needed in the U.S.
A Stanford researcher explains that genome-wide association studies of psychiatric disorders are far more reliable than older, smaller genetic studies.
New guidelines offer teens and young adults practical tips on how to safely and constructively interact on social media about suicide.
A Stanford interdisciplinary program provides evidence of the mental health pathology caused by trauma to legal teams prosecuting human rights violators.
My classmate and I were walking back to the residents' workroom when we realized one of the psychiatry patients was trailing along behind us.
Leanne Williams, PhD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Stanford, envisions a time when a clinician can order a brain scan to help with …
The first time you visit a psych ward, it sticks with you, for the same reasons Stanford psychiatry resident Nathaniel Morris, MD, discusses in a thoughtful essay …