A large and rigorous meta-analysis fails to find support for the gene-environment interaction theory of depression.
A new study explores feelings of belongingness as a protective factor for childhood trauma and adult mental health outcomes.
Severe infections requiring hospitalizations increased the risk of hospital contacts due to mental disorders by 84% and the risk of psychotropic medication use by 42%.
Study highlights the importance of early interventions for institutionalized children.
As the Global Mental Health Movement attempts to address cross-cultural mental health disparities, a new article encourages integrating traditional healing practices with psychotherapy.
New research suggests that when parents model emotion suppression strategies in social interactions, their children’s approaches to social engagement may suffer.
A new study in JAMA Psychiatry investigates the relationship between trauma and psychotic experiences.
Researchers find evidence of low socio-economic status White Americans’ rising distress and declining well-being since the mid-1990s.
A qualitative study explores young adults’ childhood bullying experiences.
A letter just published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that “precision psychiatry” is not the paradigm shift it’s purported to be by the psychiatric establishment.
Journal releases a compilation of articles detailing how zero-tolerance policy may impact mental health.
New review ties increased screen time to increasing anxiety and depression among young adults throughout the United States.
Many individuals diagnosed with eating disorders describe and internal ‘voice,’ which may be linked to experiences of childhood trauma and dissociation.
Trauma-informed approaches have the potential to promote recovery but must involve survivors and service-users to prevent the experience of retraumatization within psychiatric and mental health services.
Researchers investigate the impact of immigration policies on the mental health of arriving Mexican and Central American immigrants.
A new report on pediatric bipolar critically examines the current evidence base and calls for more research before the diagnosis is used.
Researchers explore how family interventions for psychosis might be adapted to China’s emerging integrated mental health care landscape.
Researchers examine the transformation of work, life, and identity in India as a result of Western corporate and psychological culture.
Can current guidelines for sleep, exercise, and screen time in childhood be linked to positive cognitive outcomes?
New research demonstrates the benefits and complexities for immigrants transitioning from undocumented to DACA status.
Researchers offer a critical take on the inclusion of the Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in the DSM-V.
When controlling for social and family characteristics, separating children from parents into out-of-home care increases psychiatric issues, prescriptions, and criminal activity.
A new study examines the extent to which patterns in prescription drug misuse and substance use disorder symptoms can be predicted by education level
Medical sociologist David Pilgrim argues that mental health care is neither effective nor “kindly,” as it often relies on flawed research and ineffective treatments.
To what extent are healthcare providers equipped to assess nuance in the experiences of pain among nonverbal children?