Behavioral Health

  • June 20, 2012

    Reducing noise levels in hospitals crucial for patients' sleep

    Sleep is crucial to good health - but a good night's rest is tough to get in the place where people need it most.
  • June 19, 2012 |  That's History

    Don’t repeat biases of the past

    Let's suppose I wrote a column claiming that human intelligence was fixed and immutable, so we should accept individual cognitive differences ins...
  • June 18, 2012 |  DR. DAN GOTTLIEB

    Therapists discuss the role of emotion in helping clients

    How are therapists supposed to handle their clients' emotions? Does helping them mean keeping a distance, and calmly guiding them through what th...
  • June 11, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Patients and patience: How doctors and their patients experience time differently

    Time is a major issue when it comes to medical care. Waiting for appointments. Waiting for test results. Waiting on the phone, to speak to somebody in...
  • June 1, 2012 |  Dr. Dan Gottlieb

    Can we change the experience of chronic pain without pain killers?

    Scientists are studying the role of brain mechanisms in the experience of pain - and are finding new ways that could change how people experience chro...
  • May 29, 2012 |  NewsWorks Tonight Feature

    Do kids help or hinder happiness? Maybe that's the wrong question

    Are parents miserable? For years, study after study has found that parents report being less happy than their childless peers. But now a new study is ...
    Are parents miserable?
  • May 25, 2012

    New Jersey begins involuntary outpatient commitment program for real

    New Jersey is rolling out a mental health initiative that became law in 2009. The state just awarded $3 million to implement the "Involuntary out...
  • May 23, 2012

    App assesses users' mental health

    Are you at risk for depression or anxiety? A new app allows people to assess their mental health -- and its developers say the tool could be useful to...