Psychiatry

Most people don’t get fat from eating broccoli and oatmeal. Instead, it’s the fast food, cheese...
Brain studies suggest that doctors learn to suppress normal responses to patients’ suffering.
It has been more than 20 years since the Association of American Medical Colleges last revised its...
Could taking a run or going for a swim be an effective alternative to drug therapy in treating...
More than one in 10 Americans takes one or more antidepressant medications, and for that large...
A new approach to investigating hard-to-find chromosomal abnormalities has identified 33 genes...
Specially designed comprehensive behavioral therapy is more effective than sessions offering...
People are increasingly looking for herbal and natural remedies to treat depression. Among some of...
Adding the dietary supplements folate and vitamin B12 to treatment with antipsychotic medication...
The initial assessment of a blood test to help diagnose major depressive disorder indicates it may...
Why do some people take their own lives—as many as 36,000 each year in the United States alone—and...
Eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating are serious medical...
Postpartum depression (PPD) is a common problem after pregnancy that may be triggered when high...
Amid a growing recognition among psychiatrists that many people with addiction disorders also...
The American Psychiatric Association’s new Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders...