When MIT researchers flipped the switch connecting two brain regions, anxiety vanished.
Certain colors of light at night affect mood. It’s true for people, too.
Exercise lifts your mood, but can it serve as a treatment for people with major depressive disorder? The research says yes, according to a new study reviewing the evidence to date. Esther Entin, MD discusses the details — how much and what type of exercise works best and how to get started. For those who suffer from the side effects of antidepressants, a spin class or run in the park could be just what the doctor ordered.
Thinking of talk therapy? Chances are it will help. Seven therapies are put to the test, and each is successful.
Genes running our body’s clock operate in a coordinated way most of the time. But if they don’t, depression can be the result.
The fear of missing out — we all suffer from it at times, but social media is making it worse.
A large-scale study finds that yoga helps ease some mental health disorders. Time to trade the meds for a mat?
Antidepressants don’t help everyone. A new study finds that one kind of psychotherapy can improve the odds.
PTSD is characterized by unwanted and upsetting flashbacks of disturbing events. A new treatment interrupts the process.
An ingenious way of lighting up brain networks shows researchers what prompts us to act and offers a clue to depression.