After a tumultuous year and a four-month layoff during which she questioned what she wanted from tennis, Osaka is back on the court. “I’m not sure if this is going to work out well.”
“She was just the person who did everything right,” a neighbor said of Michelle Go, who died on Saturday when a homeless man pushed her in front of an R train.
The view that addiction is a disease makes it an individual problem. That’s dangerous.
Clinicians are divided over new guidelines that say teens should undergo mental health screenings before receiving hormones or gender surgeries.
Neurofeedback has promised a mental health revolution for decades. But is it effective?
If the man is found fit to stand trial, he will face charges that now include terrorism. His lawyers said he would protest with a hunger strike.
Responses to a survey of mental health professionals. Also: Ways to persuade the unvaccinated; forgiveness and accountability.
Letting the tension flow out of your muscles can improve your physical and mental well-being.
Many recreational drugs known for mind-altering trips are being studied to treat depression, substance use and other disorders. Here’s what you need to know.
Student suicides, a shortage of counselors and stories of resilience. Also: Just one Republican; guardianship abuse; spouses’ love-hate relationships.
Psychological stress activates the fear center in the brain, setting into motion a cascade of reactions that can lead to heart attacks and strokes.
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Well’s most popular stories of the year offered tools to stay happy and healthy.
Wellness vacations now go far beyond massages and diet advice, instead offering a respite from physical and mental stress. Here’s what to expect.
I was already worried about my patients. I fear Omicron will make everything even worse.
“They’re like, ‘The world’s out of control, why should I be in control?’” the principal of Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pa., said of some of his struggling students.
The killing of Eudes Pierre, 26, underscores the need for alternatives to having the police respond to mental health episodes, activists say.
A growing moderation movement harnesses strategies from meditation to cut back on alcohol.
Even without a pandemic, dealing with family dynamics requires preparation and tending to ourselves.
After almost two years of remote schooling, restricted gatherings and constant testing, many students are isolated and depressed. Omicron may make things worse.
She shed light on marginalized people’s lives by examining the contents of suitcases left in the attic of a psychiatric hospital. She went on to become a prominent activist.
Science tells us the solution may lie in what we do for others, not ourselves.
A 61-year-old man, hospitalized after the fire at an Osaka psychiatric clinic, is being investigated on suspicion of arson and murder, the police said.
Mental health providers are in high demand, and they can’t keep up. Therapists are turning away patients, closing their waiting lists and worrying that things are about to get worse.
A new book argues that rampant fentanyl and methamphetamine addiction is to blame, but the reality is more complex.
A health professional and an author/filmmaker write that we are failing our youths. Also: Memo to Democrats; military spending; moving away from coal.
After meeting the parents of children with a range of disabilities, she decided almost on the spot to start a clinic to treat such children exclusively.
Prolonged grief disorder was recently added to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, just as experts are predicting a coming wave of severe bereavement.
The Missouri senator is tapping into something real — a widespread, politically potent anxiety about young men that is already helping the right.
The man accused of murdering 10 people in Boulder, Colo., in March will be sent to a state hospital “to restore his competency as soon as possible so that we may proceed forward with the case,” prosecutors said.
N.F.L. teams have standardized support for mental wellness as their players fight social stigmas and the league’s “just play through it” ethos.
After struggling with anorexia and bulimia for more than 20 years, the last thing I want is technology that further estranges me from my body.
Even with cause for concern, retreats in countries like Costa Rica and Jamaica, as well as in the United States, have been popping up for more than a decade.
Ian Fishback revealed abuse of detainees during the Iraq war, but struggled after leaving the service. He died awaiting a bed at the V.A.
Michael Shellenberger’s “San Fransicko” raises important questions about homelessness in San Francisco, but his answers are mired in controversy.
Mental health experts assumed that people of all races had the same risk factors for self-harm. Emerging evidence suggests that is not the case.
Well readers share advice on how to get away from it all.
More than 100,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in the yearlong period ending in April, government researchers said.
Lawmakers find it hard to “just say no” to combat veterans seeking support for drug decriminalization efforts gaining traction around the country.
In “Social Justice Parenting,” Traci Baxley emphasizes the rewards of teaching our children to empathize with and care for others.
His wide-ranging research helped transform his field, a colleague said, by “insisting on using data to drive thinking about diagnosis and treatment.”
As Uyghurs grapple with the emotional trauma of their families suffering back in Xinjiang, some are overcoming a cultural stigma to seek out counseling.
The once-taboo drug has been repurposed to treat depression and is even available for delivery. But how safe is it?
It was an answer to Freudian analysis: a pragmatic, thought-monitoring approach to treating anxiety, depression and other mental disorders, and it changed psychiatry.
Online fame can be taxing. For one new show, that’s a clever excuse to pay even more attention to a famous family.
Young children should get the Covid-19 vaccine. Here’s why.
A princess who will soon marry represents the third generation to suffer intense emotional distress in a country that often consigns women to rigid roles.
Jonathan Martin faced bullying in his N.F.L. locker room and depression. He will donate his brain to C.T.E. research to determine if head trauma contributed to his mental health woes.
Pot brownies and colorful gummies may look harmless and can be easy to hide, but it’s important for caregivers to help adolescents understand the risks.
The police in Norway, initially pointing to Islamic extremism, now say an attacker was “not well, mentally.”