Mental Health

Arts & Entertainment

Have You Heard the One about My Crippling Depression?

On the evening of October 11, 1993, 23-year-old would-be standup comedian Gary Gulman, a towering, well-put-together man from Peabody who had failed as a tight […]

a portrait of Dorothea Dix
City Life

TBT: Dorothea Dix Visits East Cambridge Jail for the First Time

Getting political traction and starting a revolution is no small task—especially if you’re a woman in the 19th century. But Dorothea Dix was one of […]


The Interview: Sleep Expert Charles Czeisler

Can’t sleep? Boston’s top expert explains why getting a good night’s rest means more than just a comfortable pillow—it means changing the way we live.


Trump’s Proposed Budget Would Gut Health and Science Funding

Massive cuts detailed in President Trump’s budget blueprint could change health and science research as we know it, nationwide and here in Massachusetts. The plan—which is […]


Five Ways to Treat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Five ways to treat your seasonal affective disorder.


Late Raiders QB Ken Stabler Donated His Brain, Spinal Cord to Boston University

Legendary Oakland Raiders quarterback Ken “The Snake” Stabler, who led the Silver and Black to victory in Super Bowl XI, died of Stage 4 colon […]


Local Doctor Studies Mental Health and Digestive Bacteria

ABC News featured Waltham psychiatrist Dr. James Greenblatt last week and his studies about the correlation between bacteria in the digestive tract and mental health […]


Harvard Researchers Study Motor Dysfunction Treatments

Brain photo via Shutterstock New research from the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) could eventually lead to more effective treatment for patients […]


Junior Seau Had Brain Disease Prior to Suicide

Brain image via Shutterstock The Associated Press (AP) reported today that Junior Seau, the celebrated NFL player and former Patriots linebacker who committed suicide last […]


Health Headlines: This is Your Brain on Christmas Music

MDMA is being studied as a treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). That’s right, MDMA. If you were a big partier in the ’80s and ’90s, […]


A Recipe for Fitness: Don't Forget to Rest

Today marks my first post for Boston’s Hub Health, and ironically, it’s also day four of a bout of forced rest for me. Normally, I’m […]


Seasonal Affective Disorder and Endurance Athletes

I alluded to this in my last column about skiing, but it hasn’t gone away, so I thought I’d expand on this phenomenon today and […]