Body dysmorphic disorder is a syndrome in which a person can’t stop thinking about some perceived flaw in their appearance.
A new addiction medicine fellowship aims to expand the number of addiction specialists to close gaps in addiction treatment.
The heartbreaking sound of a mother's howl helped a medical student appreciate the huge responsibility of giving bad news about a loved one.
Despite its unpredictable nature, we must find ways for human behavior to help, not hurt or hinder, our response to the COVID19 pandemic
Many people seek the approval of others at the expense of their own self-esteem. Here's how to seize permission to live life on your terms.
My boyfriend told me I was crazy and I believed him. I later learned that emotional abuse is part of the cycle of abuse.
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Mindfulness has a solid neuronal basis and there is increasing evidence of its salutary effect on emotional health and behavior.
Studies about the concept of belief or non-belief in free will shed light on the question of how ostensibly religious people commit atrocities.
Most people understand the primacy of scientific facts in ordering our personal and public life, but a more primal imperative, tribalism, often wins out.
The RISK studies on survivors' mental health after the Katrina disaster provide a road map of how we should respond to disastrous hurricanes in the future.
For some frontline healthcare workers, symptoms of stress will subside with the crisis, but others will need additional help to restore their mental health.