After two years of tumult, these essential conversations can help couples talk about what’s working, what’s not and where the relationship is headed.
Why haven’t we solved the addiction crisis?
A series of clinical trials using MDMA and psilocybin mushrooms represent a resurrection of promising research abandoned in the 1960s.
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One company, Floreo, is hoping their tools will lead the way, despite some criticisms from autism self-advocates.
MDMA-assisted treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder “represents real hope for long-term healing,” health experts say.
Traumatized by war and sexual assaults, some U.S. veterans and veterans’ spouses are seeking help in a Mexican clinic that treats depression and addiction with potent hallucinogens like toad poison.
Whether you’re lacing up your running shoes after a few months or a few years, follow these tips to avoid injury and frustration.
For their second act, the fitness entrepreneurs Julie Rice and Elizabeth Cutler are building a company centered on workouts for the self.
Some care facilities are giving older adults a way to visit their pasts to boost their well-being.
The United States needs more programs that are compassionate and inviting.
Depression, self-harm and suicide are rising among American adolescents. For M, a 13-year-old in Minnesota, the despair was almost too much to take.
The chemical derived from psychedelic mushrooms helped alleviate symptoms of depression and generated detectable neural responses that lasted weeks.
Sierra Leone, one of the world’s poorest countries, is working to build a modern mental health system from scratch.
In Woods’s improbable quest for a sixth green jacket, his recuperation regimen may be more important than any read of any green.
Evidence suggests that Covid survivors have substantially higher chances of developing cardiovascular disease. But experts say there are effective ways to minimize the risk.
Experts say millions of people are affected by trauma, which has become a buzzword and a meme. So why aren’t more of them being treated?
Several psychedelic drugs are touted as effective treatments for drug and alcohol abuse. But psilocybin combined with therapy is emerging as the most effective.
The latest edition of the DSM-5, sometimes known as “psychiatry’s bible,” includes a controversial new diagnosis: prolonged grief disorder.
Thanks to legal loopholes and a patchwork of compelling research, businesses like Nushama in New York City are writing the rules as they go.
The choreographer and dancer suffered a stroke in April. But he’s still moving, and that’s what matters.
A celebrated Broadway conductor caught Covid in the first wave. Two despairing years later, he is finally reclaiming his old life, breath by breath.
The couch is OK, but activism is crucial to lessen despair and address the crisis, readers say. Also: The Sandy Hook lawsuit.
“Love bombing,” “gaslighting,” “emotional labor.” On the pathologizing of everyday behaviors.
While leprosy is now easily treated, those who have the disease are still often ostracized. But they’re always welcome at this refuge in India, a nation that records over half the world’s cases.
From bad boyfriends to Jan. 6 rioters, men are using the language of vulnerability as a cudgel, feigning emotional fragility to retain power and dominance.
Neurofeedback has promised a mental health revolution for decades. But is it effective?
In “The Zen of Therapy,” Mark Epstein weaves together two ways of understanding how humans can feel more settled in their lives.
When it takes effect on Friday, the law will put Canada in the company of more than a dozen countries that have banned the widely discredited practice.
Hillary Clinton delivered an unused election speech. Jennifer Aniston cried at Central Perk. It was a year for watching celebrities reinhabit their past selves.
Kim Taylor, 73, went into cardiac arrest after being attacked while caring for livestock at a Massachusetts farm, the police said.
Samantha Lewis is relearning some basic aspects of her daily life after struggling with brain fog and other lingering symptoms for more than a year since being infected by the virus.
The pandemic created a great reckoning among workers. Here to serve them is a raft of newfangled career coaches.
Jodi Rodgers, who helps people with autism navigate the world of dating on the Netflix show “Love on the Spectrum,” has some lessons for all of us.
A science writer investigates the 30-year-old claims of an iconoclastic doctor who said chronic pain was mostly mental.
As doctors and patients worry about the effects of painkillers, therapists are finding they can be a powerful salve for suffering.
Over a decade after its publication, one book on dating has people firmly in its grip.
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.
In “The Deep Places,” Ross Douthat chronicles the illness that continued to plague him no matter what he threw at it.
A growing number of Asian Americans have overcome a cultural stigma attached to seeking mental health treatment, experts said.
It’s the first study of individualized brain stimulation to treat severe depression. Sarah’s case raises the possibility the method may help people who don’t respond to other therapies.
Mind and body form a two-way street.
After recovering from a traumatic brain injury, a writer seeks to reclaim the mental transcendence that comes from running.
The underwater filmmaker Ron Elliott describes what he’s learned from his encounters with sharks near the Farallon Islands.
Virtual counseling has become the norm during the pandemic. Here’s how to decide whether it’s still working for you.
Experts question whether we can describe a toxic relationship the way we talk about gambling or alcohol. But some have found that framework to be a helpful step in the road to freedom.
Sometimes it’s hard to stop talking when you’re nervous. There’s a name for that — and some tips to help.
Electroconvulsive therapy can effectively treat depression, and is as safe as antidepressant drugs along with psychotherapy, a new analysis found.
Yes, exercise is hugely beneficial. But can too much of a good thing cause tension in your relationship?