Over the course of my life, I have been given no fewer than five different diagnoses for mental illnesses, under the …
The latest research shows that even the taste of beer is sufficient to activate the brain‘s pleasure circuits.
To lower teen pregnancy rates in the city, the mayor is relying on fear, guilt and shame. But how effective are such approaches in changing behavior?
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 …
Move over dopamine, there’s a new “pleasure” molecule that could broaden our understanding of the chemistry of joy, laughter, addiction and even anger.
Study highlights surprising rate of victimization of the mentally ill
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.
And the risk is especially great for women, according to new research.
Former San Diego mayor Maureen O’Connor’s attorneys argued this week that a tumor contributed to her betting more than $1 billion and losing $3 billion over a decade.
In a new book, author Anne Fletcher reveals the good and the bad state of care in drug rehab facilities.
Embarrassment over an excessive-drinking session doesn’t necessarily lead to more sobriety.
Distributing naloxone and training people to use it can cut the death rates from overdose nearly in half, according to a new study.