psychiatry

mind

All the Ways Hypnosis Could Actually Help You

From easing pain to helping you feel less anxious, we looked at the science supporting the benefits of hypnotherapy.
Julie Stewart
2 days ago
suicide

This Is How Therapists Deal When Patients Kill Themselves

Why do we treat personal and professional grief differently, and how can we support professionals who experience traumatic losses?
Lucy Maddox
10.16.18
anxiety

Drinking to Calm Your Nerves Might Just Make Your Anxiety Worse

There are several reasons alcohol creates this kind of anxiety feedback loop—and sleep is one of them.
Lexi Krupp
10.10.18
Advice for Anxious People

How to Be Less Anxious About Traveling

It’s easy to let the nightmare of missing a train or flight go to your head.
Christian Jarrett
10.8.18
mental health

Thousands of Mental Health Professionals Agree Trump is Dangerous

“Just as suspicion of crime should lead to an investigation, the severity of impairment that we see should lead to an evaluation, preferably with the president’s consent.”
Bandy X. Lee
9.26.18
Advice for Anxious People

What It Means if You Hate Having Your Picture Taken

For those of us who prefer not to be the focus of attention, it used to be so much easier to hide.
Christian Jarrett
9.20.18
mental health

How to Tell if You Should See a Psychiatrist Versus a Psychologist

As a general rule, television shows and movies completely screw this up.
Markham Heid
8.24.18
mental health

How Can You Treat Someone Who Doesn't Think They're Mentally Ill?

Laws are being passed that make it possible to compel people to receive treatment for health problems they don’t believe they have.
Carrie Arnold
8.7.18
depression

Parents Need to Do More For Teens With Depression

If you don't let your kid get treated for mental health issues, is that neglect?
Michael Shapiro
6.1.18
mental health

A Psychiatrist Told Us Why Her Patient Killed Her Children

In 2016, Carol Coronado was sentenced to three life prison terms for the murder of her three daughters.
Melissa Pandika
5.1.18
ketamine

Ketamine Could Help Stop Suicidal Thoughts

A psychiatrist who is studying the drug explains.
Maxime de Vries
12.26.17
Open Minds

An Anxious Person’s Guide to Making the Holidays Bearable

An expert's tips for how to get through all the crushing merriment that lies ahead.
Kastalia Medrano
12.20.17