Read about how the changing seasons can contribute to seasonal affective disorder (SAD). This article contains information about what SAD is and potential treatments for SAD after diagnosis.
Read more about how the Olympics have created a stage for athletes to become more vocal about their mental health.
The Mental Health Crisis in Medical Education: Sharing Stories, Normalizing Unwellness and Seeking Help
Anxiety, depression and burnout are common among medical students, trainees and physicians. A diverse panel of speakers at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine discuss their experiences struggling with mental and emotional unwellness and the importance of seeking help.
A Revelation About DREADDs: A New Neuroscience Technique with Promise for Clinical Psychiatric Treatment
In an essay I published last year for the Lasker Essay Contest (and republished in our blog), I described optogenetics and chemogenetics, two technologies recently… Read More »A Revelation About DREADDs: A New Neuroscience Technique with Promise for Clinical Psychiatric Treatment
To maintain wellness in the medical profession, wellness must be brought to the forefront as an issue for the medical community. The emphasis on wellness… Read More »Improving Wellness for Health Care Providers
Major depressive disorder (MDD) afflicts more than 250 million people worldwide and is the most common source of disability for Americans. In addition to counseling… Read More »New Frontiers in Major Depressive Disorder Treatment
A recent study by researchers from Harvard, MD Anderson and Weill Cornell, published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, showed an association between a common… Read More »Prostate Cancer Therapy Linked to Depression