Knowing what you value will help you build the most meaningful life possible.
Verified by Psychology Today
The hunt for evolutionary solutions to contemporary mental health problems.
Emily Deans M.D. on June 27, 2021
When are nutrients and diet for mental illness more hope than hype? 'A Better Brain' presents the evidence for the right nutrients at the right time, and where nutrients have failed.
Emily Deans M.D. on June 6, 2021
How do women and men differ in the risk of schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders? It's all about the timing and the hormones.
Emily Deans M.D. on December 31, 2020
Psychosis that appears alongside COVID-19 is a rare but scary occurrence—one that will likely become more prevalent as cases pile up. Here's what we know.
Emily Deans M.D. on December 17, 2020
While it sounds preposterous, enriching oxygen levels or using a century-old anesthetic might be future treatments for clinical depression.
Emily Deans M.D. on September 30, 2020
The true mental health cost of the pandemic is hard to gauge. In the U.S., the early data are troubling.
Emily Deans M.D. on September 26, 2020
Learning about the effects of SARS-CoV-2 infection on the brain and nervous system.
Emily Deans M.D. on August 30, 2020
The link between the gut and the brain is a two-way street with populations, rules, and directions we are only just figuring out.
Emily Deans M.D. on June 30, 2020
The roots of anxiety and depression are complicated, but perhaps we've found guidance for diagnosis and treatment in the future.
Emily Deans M.D. on June 28, 2020
Answering questions about COVID-19.
Emily Deans M.D. on June 18, 2020
A one-stop shop of links to all the best information on COVID19
Emily Deans M.D. on April 21, 2020
Adapting to our new circumstances is necessary, and the earlier we start, the better off we are. There is a lot of reason for hope, but be prepared for the bad news as well.
Emily Deans M.D. on March 22, 2020
The pandemic is here. What is in store for us, and how do we move forward as soon as possible?
Emily Deans M.D. on March 12, 2020
Pandemics offer us little choice.
Emily Deans M.D. on February 21, 2020
Epidemics define modern human populations. We're facing a test now, and it's important to separate fear from facts.
Emily Deans M.D. on December 31, 2019
A few easy, specific changes for your doable New Year's Resolution list.
Emily Deans M.D. on December 30, 2019
Big data combined with microscopic-level insight and clinical wisdom could help us cure or prevent many diseases.
Emily Deans M.D. on December 20, 2019
Some 60 percent of the average diet in the United States is now highly processed food. Changing our diets can lead to significant benefits.
Emily Deans M.D. on September 30, 2019
With new technology, the long-standing dream of understanding the genetics of psychiatric disorders is finally coming into its own.
Emily Deans M.D. on July 3, 2019
Esketamine works quickly, but is it worth the side effects? For treatment-resistant depression, it adds to the limited choices, but we should stay cautious.
Emily Deans M.D. on July 1, 2019
A few small studies have shown CBD to help some symptoms of schizophrenia. Can the promise of the supplement live up to the hype?