Stanford researcher finds that inpatient psychiatric care helps long-term recovery rates for people with both mental illness and addiction.
Practicing meditation can alleviate mental stress and anxiety on college campuses, especially during the pandemic, Stanford experts say.
Teens and young adults with cancer face biological and psychosocial challenges distinct from those of other cancer patients.
Stanford psychologist Douglas Rait helps groups of Stanford Biodesign Innovation fellows hone their ability to work as a team, fueling their projects.
Stanford study show the levels of cholesterol and fat in an infant’s blood can predict that child’s social and emotional development.
Emotions, once thought to be unconcious and automatic, are highly influenced by motivations and intention, new Stanford research shows.
New Stanford research found that knowing your genetic make-up can affect how your body responds and potentially affect your risk for certain conditions.
Stanford Medicine pain psychologist Beth Darnall wants to see psychology incorporated into pain treatment. She discusses that in a new interview.
A new study by Stanford researchers finds patients' allergic reactions dissipated more quickly when they were offered assurance by a doctor.
In a new book, Stanford pain psychologist Beth Darnall offers practical tools for health care providers to help their patients reduce pain.
Phobias are a form of anxiety disorder, but can be alleviated by therapy, Stanford's Carolyn Rodriguez and other experts say in this article.
Yesterday was a packed day at the third Childx conference at Stanford, with sessions covering everything from the biology of brain tumors to the ethics of gene editing and the economic shifts affecting the American dream.
To broaden access to proven strategies for treating eating disorders, Stanford specialists have published a book to help those struggling with the disease.
Scores of words describe the wide range of emotions we experience. And as we grasp for words to describe our feelings, scientists are similarly struggling …
The mind is a powerful thing — a simple thought can have an immediate physiological effect. For instance, just thinking about something stressful can make …
Just seconds into an interview with a potential babysitter, I had already formed a slightly unfavorable opinion. She had excellent reviews — five stars across …