Forty years after I had first been admitted to the hospital, I was ready to confront my past. So, I sent for my hospital records, and I read them. As an experienced clinician, I recognized immediately what the doctors hadn’t been able to see in 1960: my problem wasn’t ‘schizophrenia’ but PTSD, connected with incest.
Researchers present evidence of a connection between the experience of traumatic brain injury in childhood and increased risk for suicide attempt in early adulthood.
Teacher’s personal wellbeing plays a role in students’ mental health outcomes, suggests a new study.
Akansha Vaswani interviews Dr. John Read about the influences on his work and his research on madness, psychosis, and the mental health industry.
Researchers compare differences between research and clinical diagnoses of ADHD and explore the consistency of clinical determinations over time
The team that developed the Power Threat Meaning framework as a diagnostic alternative reflects on the response to the framework after one year.
A new study examines the role parent borderline pathology plays in the perpetuation of childhood maltreatment.
Individuals who experience psychosis can also experience posttraumatic growth, which can be a central component of the recovery paradigm.
What physical activity-based programs are being implemented in schools, how are they being researched, and what kind of impact have they made?
Knowing the client’s history can help foster genuine empathic responding, a key component to child-centered play therapy.
A new study suggests proximity to green space as a child is linked to lower rates of mental health issues in adulthood.
Depression, serious psychological distress, and suicide attempts have risen substantially since the early 2000s among young adults – what’s changed?
The latest issue of the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences features several prominent researchers arguing that mental health concerns are not “brain disorders.”
A new systematic review illustrates features of the relationship between anxiety and school attendance patterns.
Contemporary empirical research explores new ways to conceptualize and heal racial trauma through anticolonial and sociohistorical lenses.
A new analysis finds multiple antecedents of refugee prejudice, including religiousness, conservatism, and education.
The Youth-Nominated Support Team intervention invites adolescents to select adults in their life to receive training on how to support them.
Researchers explore pathways of healing racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities.
Researchers evaluate the impact of a school-based prevention program on anxious and depressive symptoms.
Authors propose various pathways to the phenomena of voice-hearing in clinical and nonclinical populations.
Greater perceptions of discrimination during adolescence are linked to more depressive and internalizing symptoms.
New research points to numerous harmful effects of high-level lead exposure in childhood on adult mental health and personality characteristics.
While well intentioned, providers and volunteers can do more harm than good at the border. The Global Psychosocial Network issues guidelines on how to work for the benefit of migrants and refugees.
Individuals diagnosed with a psychotic disorder are 4-6 times more likely than the general population to experience victimization.
Attempting to locate the mechanisms of psychiatric disorder is a step in the wrong direction and fails to challenge potentially unjust social practices.