Though Oliver Sacks wrote two memoirs before his death in 2015, a new film brings his joys, hardships and excesses into affectionate focus.
Over the past 30 years, teenagers have become more concerned with their weight and losing weight.
The level of anger and sadness in our dreams may be related to how much we suffer mentally with social isolation.
Previous studies showing links between smartphone use and poor mental health are based on flimsy evidence.
Media depictions of youth during the pandemic are distorting the actual experiences, practices and attitudes of young adults during COVID-19, as well as the pandemic's impact on them.
Two planters added to bare front gardens had as much benefit as eight weekly mindfulness sessions.
University students had high rates of mental health issues before the pandemic. The additional stressors of COVID-19 and social isolation will make them even more vulnerable over the winter.
Teenagers have been proactively focusing on self-care and staying optimistic.
People who value the physical and mental health benefits of exercise are more likely to maintain habits they developed during periods of COVID-19 lockdown.
Data from around the world, including Australia, indicate the pandemic has made things more difficult for people with eating disorders for a variety of reasons.
Juggling work and family becomes all the more difficult when you're trying to figure out how to work Zoom, and stressing about losing your job.
The pandemic is bringing up tough new questions as parents and grandparents develop advance care plans. Here's how to start the conversation.
Poor mental health costs the Australian economy up to A$220 billion a year, according to the Productivity Commission. It will take more than piecemeal 'announceables' to fix the situation.
A study of 800 Black American families shows early experiences of racism have long-term consequences for physical and mental health.
The loss of the simple act of hugging has taken a big emotional toll for many people during the pandemic.
In some cases, women are left without food or anywhere to live for the duration of their pregnancy.
Exercise can improve mood and mental health, which may drop during the winter months.
Coronavirus made these two problems worse during the first wave. We need to be better prepared for the second.
The rate of death by suicide is rising among veterans. The most common stressor is a serious relationship difficulty.
Twitter pile-ons, online celebrity bashing, or knee-jerk reactions are part of an increasingly toxic environment children are being exposed to that risks normalising hate.