When Kay Redfield Jamison, author of “Fires in the Dark,” had a manic episode early in her career, she had to face hard truths about her illness and life.
It’s a dark time for therapists treating adolescents in despair. But some things do work.
Dr. Judith Herman, who helped launch the field of trauma studies, has returned to publishing after a long, mysterious ordeal.
Autism rates in girls have steadily risen in recent years. But as more women are diagnosed in adulthood, some wonder how many girls are still missed.
Hospitalizations for pediatric suicidal behavior increased by 163 percent over an 11-year period, an analysis of millions of hospital admissions in the United States found.
Dr. Pooja Lakshmin, a psychiatrist who specializes in women’s health, says you don’t need bubble baths to beat burnout. Here’s what she says to do instead.
Anxiety disorders are common among seniors, but an influential panel seems likely to recommend against routine screening. Some experts disagree.
Chilling details emerged at an arraignment of Lindsay Clancy, accused of strangling her three children. Her lawyer argued she was mentally ill, but prosecutors outlined methodical planning leading to the deaths.
Many parents bring children to emergency rooms to manage aggressive behaviors. But the visits offer little long-term benefit, doctors said.
In Atlanta, a team of mental health experts is bringing care to adolescents whose needs often go unaddressed and misunderstood.