Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism spectrum disorder is a condition related to brain development that impacts how a person perceives and socializes with others, causing problems in social interaction and communication. The disorder also includes limited and repetitive patterns of behavior. The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), a publication by the Read more…

Don’t ignore depression

Depression among older adults is more common than ever. And the most significant threat is that many don’t seek help. Depression may be more common as people age, but perhaps the biggest threat to older adults’ mental health is that many of them fail to recognize its symptoms and seriousness. Read more…

How does stress affect the brain?

Regular exposure to stress can impact our physical and mental health, but how does it actually affect our brains? One new Harvard Medical School study answers that question. Stress — especially when we experience it on a regular basis — takes a significant toll on our minds and bodies. It can Read more…