Find articles on stress, phobias and schizophrenia. This section offers information on a range of mental health issues.
Introvert and Extrovert Brains Aren't the Same
Does Sleeping On Your Side Stop Snoring?
Opioids vs. Crack: The Politics of Race and Addiction
For 64 Percent of Kids with ADHD, Food is the Cause
If the Idea of a Phone Call Triggers Serious Anxiety, You're Not Alone
Women With Autism Aren't Getting Diagnosed
Why Seeking Therapy Can Be Taboo for African-Americans
Why Is It So Hard to Find a Cure for Alzheimer’s?
Here's How You Help a Friend With Depression
Picky Eating in Adults Is a Diagnosable Disorder — Really
D.C. Home to Most Psychopaths, Study Finds
Hear Sounds When Watching Silent Videos? It Might Be Synesthesia
How can other people help with schizophrenia?
How Sigmund Freud Worked
You may not be a professional therapist, but you might be the only person around to observe that a loved one is depressed or suicidal. What's the best way to help?
By Alia Hoyt Sep 18, 2018
If you sleep with someone who snores, you may've read that you should wake them up and have them turn on their side to stop the problem. But does it work?
By Dave Roos Sep 13, 2018
And that difference has a lot to do with dopamine — and how you respond to it.
By Melanie Radzicki McManus Sep 10, 2018
Wearing socks to bed may not look sexy, but it can be a lifesaver at helping you fall asleep faster.
By Dave Roos Sep 4, 2018
A new study just found the sleeping disorder could make you gain weight. Awesome.
By Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug 22, 2018
You'll never look like your Snapchat self, but that's not stopping people from trying.
By Kristen Hall-Geisler Aug 8, 2018
Alzheimer's is the only disease among the top 10 causes of death in the U.S. for which there is no cure, no means of prevention and no treatment that can slow it down. Why has it proved so hard to find a cure?
By Alia Hoyt Aug 6, 2018
A new study out of Germany claims that artists are less driven by monetary rewards than other people.
By Stell Simonton Aug 2, 2018
Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep? We'll give you the most common reasons why you're tired and how to fix them.
By Dave Roos Jul 18, 2018
Where does your state land on the list?
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Jul 9, 2018
Experts who've studied this say you have to look at several factors regarding parenting, toy guns and aggression.
By Patrick J. Kiger Jun 26, 2018
Science shows that, although people do tend to feel angrier when hungry, there are ways to tame that "hangry" feeling.
By Michelle Konstantinovsky Jun 15, 2018
Suicide is a major challenge to public health in the United States. But like most public health problems, it can be prevented.
By John Donovan Jun 13, 2018
Experts have long advised people to get up at the same time each day for better sleep long-term. But a new study is great news for people who like to sleep in on their days off.
By Alia Hoyt Jun 1, 2018
Some people really can hear silent moving images. It's called visual-evoked auditory response, or vEAR, and one in five people may have it.
By Yves Jeffcoat May 17, 2018
Most sleep experts recommend a nap of 20 to 30 minutes in the afternoon, but some say that longer naps bring about significant improvement in creative problem-solving.
By Dave Roos May 16, 2018
Not getting enough quality sleep can take a serious toll on your mental and physical well-being. It can also shorten your life.
By Carrie Tatro Apr 20, 2018
It may seem like a ridiculous question, but it's actually kind of a mindbender.
By Robert Lamb Apr 6, 2018
The announcements of Kylie Jenner's 'surprise' baby and Beyonce's pregnancy with twins were two of the most liked Instagrams of all time. Why do celebrity babies excite the public so much?
By Alia Hoyt Feb 9, 2018
A startling two-thirds of gun deaths in the U.S. are suicides, not homicides. Some suicide prevention advocates and gun rights supporters are coming together to educate people about suicide risk.
By Dave Roos Feb 7, 2018
Loneliness is such a prevalent problem that the British have appointed a minister for loneliness.
By Stell Simonton Feb 6, 2018
Scientists studying the brains of football players find more disturbing news about the causes of CTE.
By John Donovan Jan 25, 2018
Can a song or music really push a person that far to the edge?
By Diana Brown Jan 9, 2018
Some people are afraid of snakes or heights or plane crashes. For people with telephobia, a phone call is a big fat "no-can-do."
By Jesslyn Shields Dec 29, 2017
Secrets can take a measurable mental and physical toll on those who keep — and share — them.
By Laurie L. Dove Dec 28, 2017
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