This rare procedure is offered by only a handful of centers in the US and around the world and should be used only when less invasive treatment options for OCD have been tried.
In a new study, a single infusion of the antidepressant – along with repeated exposure to positive imagery – significantly reduced symptoms in depressed patients in a clinical trial.
A new study provides the first glimpse into what happens in children’s brains as they meditate.
Escalating legal restrictions throughout the US might mean an increase in mental health disorders for those who are denied an abortion.
People who get COVID continue to face increased risks of developing some neurological and psychiatric conditions, like psychosis and dementia, for up to two years afterwards.
People in South Africa felt anxious and stressed during the COVID-19 lockdown.
Stoicism can easily be misread as pessimistic because of its relentless focus on mortality and fragility. But its core message – contained in songs spanning generations – is profoundly empowering.
A small number of people experience a debilitating level of eco-anxiety that limits their ability to live happy and healthy lives.
A veteran school administrator offers insights on how children’s caretakers can better prepare them for a new school year.
Plant parents will be pleased to know just how beneficial houseplants can be for your health.
Research shows Sunday is our unhappiest day of the week – so it’s no wonder so many of us feel anxious on a Sunday evening.
Researchers suggest it is important to build daily habits that support mental well-being and seek care when necessary.
Tackling mental health problems early can help prevent them from getting worse.
In 2013 stories emerged of gangs stealing plasma TV screens to use to make street drugs. It’s a myth, but it tells us something about South Africa’s social anxieties.
People who like to feel in control are more prone to ‘catastrophising’.
Becoming a parent can be nerve-wracking – but there are many things you can do to feel more in control.
Maternal mental health conditions are a reflection of harmful social and economic factors that plague women in general.
With online use ever-increasing, so is the rise of ghosting – when friends decide to disappear into the social ether.
The brain’s somatosensory cortex may help enrich our emotional experiences and improve our mental health. Mindfulness and dance movement therapy may be effective ways to activate it.
How do mental health apps compare to in-person therapy? A social worker and expert on technology and human services explains.