Mental Health and Disorders
A free collection of articles about mental health and disorders published in The New York Times.
Why are we hoarding it when experts agree that rinsing with water is more sanitary and environmentally sound?
There’s more to the age-old advice to just “talk it out” than there seems. Here’s some of the evidence that explains why it is so helpful.
In “Hidden Valley Road,” Robert Kolker unspools the story of Mimi and Don Galvin and their 12 children, six of whom developed schizophrenia.
The struggle between fear and comfort.
Robert Kolker’s “Hidden Valley Road” is a vividly told story of both a very unfortunate family and a long misunderstood affliction.
When Covid-19 struck, Stanford closed its classrooms. The novelist Daniel Mason turned his students’ last assignment into an exercise for staying well.
Addiction experts are calling the coronavirus pandemic a national relapse trigger. Online support groups, doctors and even federal agencies are rushing to aid people in recovery.
As psychiatrists, we are worried about the shocking increase in people self-medicating with unsafe drugs.
Susan Nordin Vinocour’s “Nobody’s Child” uses one case as a prism for examining the history and future of the insanity defense in American courtrooms.
In addition to the tragic losses of life and health and jobs, we are grieving the losses of weddings, sports and the ability to buy eggs or get a haircut.