Psychiatrists turn to Ozempic to combat weight gain caused by psychotropic meds
Under the Radar The injectable weight loss drug could be a boon for those who take some antipsychotics or antidepressants.
5 tips for dealing with grief during the holiday season
The Explainer Finding your holiday cheer might be more complicated when you're grieving. But it's not impossible.
By Theara Coleman, The Week US PublishedThe Explainer
Anger may be a powerful motivator for tough goals, new study suggests
Speed Read Keeping your cool might actually be less efficient than letting your anger drive you
By Theara Coleman, The Week US PublishedSpeed Read
Eight good news stories about AI
The Explainer From mind-reading health benefits to speaking to animals and deceased loved ones
By The Week Staff Last updatedThe Explainer
Should cognitive testing be a presidential prerequisite?
Today's Big Question A growing chorus of pundits and candidates are pushing mental fitness challenges as a campaign necessity
By Rafi Schwartz PublishedToday's Big Question
Heat harms the brain more than we think
Warmer temperatures could be affecting us mentally
By Devika Rao Published
Jobs for the boys: does the UK need a minister for men?
Conservative MP calls for dedicated cabinet role to combat 'crisis' in men's mental health and education
By Harriet Marsden, The Week UK Published
Jonah Hill and the rise of therapy speak
Talking Point Film star’s texts to former girlfriend highlight new desire to apply language of psychotherapy to everyday life
By Sorcha Bradley PublishedTalking Point
The ‘dramatic’ rise of ADHD
feature Diagnoses of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder have risen sharply in the UK
By The Week Staff Publishedfeature
Why is the hay fever season so bad in 2023?
In Depth The UK was hit with a ‘pollen bomb’ and hay fever season may continue to get worse thanks to climate change
By The Week Staff Last updatedIn Depth
The debate over police and mental health crisis care
Talking Point Commissioner says current approach to crises is “untenable”
By Rebekah Evans PublishedTalking Point
Good health news: seven surprising medical discoveries made in 2023
In Depth A fingerprint test for cancer, a menopause patch and the shocking impacts of body odour are just a few of the developments made this year
By The Week Staff PublishedIn Depth
The pros and cons of social media
Pros and Cons Building connections, revolutionising news and expanding horizons vs concerns around mental health, fake news and privacy
By The Week Staff PublishedPros and Cons
What is misophonia?
feature New Cate Blanchett film Tár has drawn attention to the little-known but debilitating neurological condition
By Kate Samuelson Publishedfeature
The pros and cons of self-referral on the NHS
Pros and Cons Keir Starmer’s proposal could cut waiting times and save money but there are concerns over safety
By Chas Newkey-Burden PublishedPros and Cons