Obsessive internet users can undergo ‘comedowns’ similar to those experienced by people using ecstasy, researchers say.
Wisdom may come with age, but does happiness follow suit?
A program that takes personality into account may help to identify and reduce teen-drinking rates.
Former football pros may be more likely to battle depression when they have brain damage linked to concussion
It’s an anesthetic popular with vets, but the latest studies show ketamine also shows promise as a potential antidepressant.
It’s a popular cosmetic treatment, but early data hints that Botox could have a role in treating not just aging but mental illness as well.
Being thankful is strongly linked with both mental and physical health— and can help to relieve stress, depression and addictions, among other conditions.
Teens may not be wrong when they see their social troubles as matters of life and death.
The doubled-edged sword of living life on social media
In a new review in Science, the authors call the identification of the anesthetic and “club drug” ketamine as a rapid treatment for depression “arguably the most important discovery in half a century” of research on the condition
The controversy surrounding journalist Naomi Wolf’s new book, Vagina: A Cultural History — an exploration of the brain-vagina connection — has brought fresh attention to the nature and neuroscience of female sexuality. …
Mom’s mood in early childhood can have wide-reaching effects, both physically and mentally, for children
Two distinct brain networks guide our reasoning and the behaviors we ultimately undertake based on those judgments