Addiction

Video: How to maintain sobriety during a pandemic

Addiction thrives in isolation, so sheltering in place and social distancing during COVID-19 can be challenging for people in recovery as well as for those who are susceptible to substance misuse.

Psychology & Psychiatry

Acute stress disorder: How can you help a loved one?

You can take steps to help a loved one cope with stress brought on by a traumatic event, whether it's a result of an accident, violence of any kind—such as an assault; verbal, physical, domestic or sexual abuse; or military ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Middle age may be much more stressful now than in the '90s

If life feels more stressful now than it did a few decades ago, you're not alone. Even before the novel coronavirus started sweeping the globe, a new study found that life may be more stressful now than it was in the 1990s.

Psychology & Psychiatry

To stay positive, live in the moment—but plan ahead

A recent study from North Carolina State University finds that people who manage to balance living in the moment with planning for the future are best able to weather daily stress without succumbing to negative moods.

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