Sometimes it’s hard to stop talking when you’re nervous. There’s a name for that — and some tips to help.
Yes, exercise is hugely beneficial. But can too much of a good thing cause tension in your relationship?
The magazine’s Ethicist columnist on an invasion of privacy and reporting misconduct at work.
Covid made things worse for many people with obsessive-compulsive disorder. But it also came with a silver lining.
While ventilator shortages have been largely averted in the U.S., this lifesaving therapy is scarce. How to choose which critically ill patients get it?
People with alcohol use disorder are often seen in clinics and hospitals, but medical professionals too often ignore the condition.
Not all P.T.s are created equal. Find a professional who values evidence over anecdote.
A former paratrooper became an “urban explorer,” scaling the tops of bridges and buildings to help ease his PTSD. He now faces criminal charges in several states.
Feeling blue even though everyone seems to be basking in perfect summer weather? There might be a good reason for that.
When your therapist is a bot, you can reach it at 2 a.m. But will it really understand your problems?
Treatment by Zoom has brought unexpected benefits — will it carry over to the post-pandemic age?
Pandemic tensions led HBO to make a new version of the therapy drama, which stars Uzo Aduba and aims to reduce stigmas about mental health care.
The death of George Floyd and other high-profile police killings have prompted African-Americans to seek help, mental health experts say.
A new study shows that MDMA, known as Ecstasy or Molly, can bring relief when paired with talk therapy to those with severe post-traumatic stress disorder.
Social medicine programs, which often encourage patients to engage with other people, can help address dementia, isolation and more.
Railings, grab bars, shower chairs and other inexpensive devices can make it easier to continue living at home, but not enough older people acquire them.
While use of the gaming technology for improving physical ailments is still in the early stages, it shows promise — and it’s fun.
The Showtime docu-series lets viewers eavesdrop on real-life counseling sessions. The new season looks at relationships struggling under quarantine.
Occupations in the industry are increasingly in demand because of an aging population and longer life spans.
Therapy doesn’t always mean a relationship is at its breaking point. Many couples are seeking to address difficult issues before conflict arises.
Experts say that, instead of avoiding the topic, parents like me should shoot for ‘age-appropriate honesty.’
Our personalities are not set in stone. They are more like sand dunes.
There is no singular way to respond to heartache or sorrow. Find the strategy that works best for you.
They survived serious cases of Covid-19, sometimes spending weeks on a ventilator, but not without complications. Now, a special clinic at an L.A. hospital is helping them get back to their lives.
President Biden’s son opens up about crack addiction, his romantic relationship with his sister-in-law and the new love that halted his cycle of despair.
A very promising mental health experiment is taking shape in the West.
When the scariest parenting moment happened, I didn’t know where to turn. After months of talking with experts, we’re on the path to healing.
During the pandemic, suicidal thinking is up. And families find that hospitals can’t handle adolescents in crisis.
With anxiety and depression on the rise during the pandemic, it has been challenging for people to get the help they need.
Showering and eating regularly can be a form of self-care.
Distress over global warming is increasing, but formal and informal support networks are springing up, too.
Tricia Derges, a Republican state representative in Missouri, falsely claimed to patients at her medical clinic that she was injecting them with stem cells, prosecutors said.
Finding comfort — and hope — in “Ted Lasso,” “Sex Education” and “Heavyweight.”
Gabrielle Glaser talks about “American Baby,” and Kenneth R. Rosen discusses “Troubled: The Failed Promise of America’s Behavioral Treatment Programs.”
Mental health professionals are going viral on the app, captivating an anxious generation.
I was sent to three “tough love” programs meant to redirect me. Trying to run away from one made me feel that I had no choice but to become what I had been told I was.
In “Troubled,” Kenneth R. Rosen investigates the kind of tough-love programs he was placed in as a teenager and exposes their unusual methods.
The small apes were once widespread across much of Asia. But rampant deforestation and ruthless hunting of the acrobatic animal has greatly reduced its numbers and its habitat.
Brené Brown tries her best.
Using teletherapy, metrics and matching algorithms, entrepreneurs are focusing on addressing aspects of the mental health care system that they view as broken.
Plagued by guilt, anger and regrets, those still alive in the hardest hit place in Italy, and perhaps the world, grapple to understand how the virus has changed them.
After agitating for the inclusion of Black artists in New York museums, he helped introduce a multicultural perspective to the field of art therapy.
A former drug user turned activist is addressing Scotland’s alarming drug death crisis by running the nation’s first drug consumption room — and risking arrest to do it.
Studies have shown that older people do as well in psychotherapy as younger ones. But finding and affording therapy can prove difficult.
An approach called contingency management rewards drug users with money and prizes for staying abstinent. But few programs offer it, in part because of moral objections to the concept.
In two early studies, researchers said some patients showed signs of healing just weeks after leaving the hospital.
Many patients who were critically ill with Covid-19 face arduous recoveries, often requiring extensive physical rehabilitation.
Selective mutism is a common anxiety condition whereby kids who are normally chatty at home clam up around outsiders or at school.
As he accepted the award for outstanding writing, Cord Jefferson thanked his therapist, and he wasn’t kidding.
There’s no cure for acute flaccid myelitis, or A.F.M., but early detection is key for better outcomes.