Archived articles


Hallucinogen eases depression, anxiety in cancer patients
Published Dec 1, 2016
In small study, psilocybin, the active compound in 'magic mushrooms,' increased life satisfaction among patients with life-threatening cancer / Johns Hopkins Medicine
Mental Health
Teen depression rises
Published Nov 16, 2016
Problematic cell phone use, including cyberbullying, may play a role, researchers speculate / Bloomberg School of Public Health
Mental health
A faster antidepressant?
Published Oct 14, 2016
Neuroscientists may have zeroed in on a compound that works like ketamine, but is safer and non-addictive / Johns Hopkins Health Review
Mental health
Post-ICU blues
Published Aug 15, 2016
One in three former intensive care unit patients show symptoms of depression, study finds / Hopkins Medicine
Intensive care
Post-ICU blues
Published April 25, 2016
Study: ICU stays can increase risks of depression, anxiety, PTSD / Hopkins Medicine
Mental health
You are what you tweet
Published Dec 9, 2014
Analysis of Twitter posts could provide fresh insight into mental illness trends
Good counsel
Published Nov 24, 2014
Suicide risk falls substantially after talk therapy, researchers find / School of Public Health
Study: Anxiety treatment for kids often fails in long run
Published Jan 29, 2014
Less than half of all children achieve long-term relief, researchers say, underscoring need for follow-up / Hopkins Medicine
Alternative medicine
Mindfulness over meds
Published Jan 8, 2014
Meditation as effective as medication in treating anxiety, depression, Hopkins researcher says / Hopkins Medicine
Her story
'I am not alone'
Published Sept 10, 2013
JHU senior writes about her mother, about loss, and about walking on without her