Inflammation in your body could be a factor causing depression, according to a book just published in the U.S. called “The Inflamed Mind: A Radical New Approach to Depression.” Author Edward Bullmore, head of the psychiatry department at the University of Cambridge, examines the link between inflammation and mental health.
When it comes to CHANGING MINDS about mental illness, and ending its stigma, few people are more motivated than actress Glenn Close. She’s been talking to Tracy Smith: Glenn Close’s character in “Fatal Attraction” is one of her most memorable roles — and is considered one of the great villains
“Admiring your own handiwork” is a familiar expression containing an important truth about the mind. We handed this particular story to our Tony Dokoupil: Are you the kind of person who actually likes washing dishes? How about folding laundry? Yardwork? What all these have in common, of course, is they
One increasingly popular method of mental relaxation leaves psychologist Adam Grant out in the cold: I’m being stalked by meditation evangelists. They approach like a football fan attacking a keg at a tailgate party. They ask, “Which method of meditation do you use?” Psychologist and New York Times bestselling
So-called “Magic Mushrooms” have played their part in America’s long, strange trip toward an understanding of mind-altering drugs. Illegal though most of these drugs may be, Faith Salie tells us recent research suggests some of them could have legitimate uses: “Celexa, Effexor, Zoloft, Trazodone …” Ayelet Waldman is no stranger
With the approach of springtime, most Americans will gladly trade in snowy, icy weather for milder temperatures. But as the days grow longer, the budding trees and blooming flowers are also bearers of an unpleasant reality: allergy season. And if you’re one of the tens of millions of Americans with
The ongoing debate over which foods are most healthy is the subject of Dr. Mark Hyman’s latest book, “Food: What the Heck Should I Eat?” Hyman, who directs the Center for Functional Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic, said on “CBS This Morning” that people are confused because the dietary recommendations