Exercise, Prozac and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) may ultimately relieve depression in the same way.
How does public exposure affect recovery from a very private, traumatic experience?
With the Obama administration planning a major initiative to map the brain, there’s more attention focused on what all of that new information will mean for how we see ourselves and how we take moral and legal responsibility for …
A new study investigates how anger associated with delusions — not simply being out of touch with reality — is critical in determining whether psychosis turns violent.
Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.
A study shows that what you ‘like’ on Facebook can predict, with remarkable accuracy, everything from your race to your sexual orientation, political affiliation and personality type.
Two studies explore some of the developmental roots of depression in childhood and adolescence.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
Enhancing one area of the brain means activity in others may suffer.
So-called treatments for drug users and the disabled in some places of the world—including the U.S.— are far from helpful, says a new United Nations (U.N.) report.
Tracking brain activity patterns may lead to better dosing and control of anesthesia.