Doctors can play an important role in addressing prescription drug abuse in patients. One key is learning to recognize & respond to drug-seeking behaviors.
Anxiety is not only common but also multifaceted in its appearance. Different anxiety disorders, such as specific phobias or social anxiety, have unique features.
What makes humans different from animals? Exploring the answer to this question has led researchers to make some fascinating discoveries.
Playing music was a ritual that passed through generations in my family but it wasn’t until I became a physician that I understood how music could console and bring hope.
Dog behavior has been shaped by millennia of contact with humans. So it shouldn't surprise us that they have personality traits similar but not identical to our own.
Adult children of alcoholics can't go back in time and force their caregivers to make the right choices, but they can seek treatment and advocate recovery.
If we want to reverse the growing trend of suicide in America, we have to take a hard look at the underlying causes, including links to the addiction crisis.
You leave work feeling exhausted day after day. You hope that it’s just a phase. But the longer you wait for it to pass,...
A remarkable study of the genomics and behavior of honeybees has revealed important insights into human behavior and metabolism.
Roughly 1/3 of patients diagnosed with Major Depressive are said to have treatment-resistant depression. TMS may be a good alternative for them.
Loneliness not only causes emotional discomfort, it also impacts key physiologic parameters leading to multiple disease states and early death.
A psychiatrist provides a clinician's view of debilitating depression: what it looks like, who's likely to get it, and what are current treatment modalities