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What Trump Could Learn From Anna Freud About Parentless Kids

"Seventy-five years ago in the midst of World War II, Anna Freud, the daughter of...

Psychiatrist’s Depression Shapes His Treatment of Young People

"I try not to blame people: the children and young people who have so often...

Why Predicting Suicide is a Difficult and Complex Challenge

"The sum of our scientific evidence indicates that, just like most other things in nature,...

Can Auditing Scientific Research Fix its Reproducibility Crisis?

"The study predicts that audits would reduce the number of false positive results from 30.2...

The Real Cost of Health Care

"...The United States spends more per person on health care than any other country. A...

Response to ‘Aligning Computational Psychiatry to the HVN’

"...whilst the CP model may very well resonate with numerous voice-hearers, I wonder if...

Joanna Moncrieff and Carmine Pariante Debate Antidepressants

On June 19th, Joanna Moncrieff and Carmine Pariante held an online antidepressant Q&A session with...

Interview: Laws of Informed Consent

From Advancing Mental Health, An interview with Gary Brown, Attorney, about the laws of informed consent in...

What’s Behind the Need to Numb and Seek a Final Escape?

"It is not clear what exactly drives the demand for the psychoactive substances and what...

Hyping Biological Nature of Mental Illness Worsens Stigma

"There are essentially two ways of looking at those conditions called 'mental illnesses.' We could...

APA Letter on the Separation of Families

The American Psychological Association has issued a letter to President Trump to express its strong...

The Psychological Effects of Being Separated From Your Child

From The Cut: Since this past October, as the New York Times recently reported, the number...

Mentally Ill Students Say Universities are Leaving Them Behind

"When Stanford student 'Emily W.' attempted suicide in 2013, a representative of the elite California...

The Lifespan of a Lie

From Medium: Despite the Stanford prison experiment’s canonical status in intro psych classes around the country...

Are Americans a Broken People?

From Alternet: A psychologist asks: Have consumerism, suburbanization and a malevolent corporate-government partnership so beaten...

Eugenics Never Went Away

From Aeon: Eugenics was a mixture of science and social movement that aimed to improve the...

Can You Rely on the Drugs That Your Doctor Prescribes?

From The Conversation: The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has just published a new guideline for...

Sleepwalking Towards Artificial Intimacy: How Psychotherapy Is Failing The Future

From Forbes: Artificial intimacy has long been a science fiction fantasy and now programs appear that...

Psychotherapists Offering Free Sessions to People With Brexit-related Anxieties

From The Independent: Psychotherapists are offering free counselling to EU citizens residing in the UK whose mental health...

Malady Mongers: How Drug Companies Sell Treatments By Inventing Diseases

From Huffington Post: The pharmaceutical industry’s image has been significantly damaged in recent years as...

More Americans on Prescription Drugs That May Increase Depression Risk

From the Tampa Bay Times: More than a third of American adults are taking prescription drugs,...

Europe’s Mental Health Institutions Uniformly Substandard, Says WHO

From The Guardian: Mental health institutions in Europe are failing to safeguard residents’ human rights, with...

Researchers Explore the Relationship Between Spiritual Emergence, Psychosis and Personality

Request for research participants on behalf of researchers at the School of Psychology and Behavioural...

Weight Training May Help to Ease or Prevent Depression

From the New York Times: Lifting weights might also lift moods, according to an important new...

It’s Time Psychiatrists Stopped Stereotyping Women With Personality Disorders

From The Independent: Taming the Beast Within, a new book on personality disorder diagnosis, has...

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