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?
Researchers parse out factors within urbanicity that leads to risk for psychotic experiences.
Individualist psychological models of poverty pathologize poor communities, decolonial approaches that emphasize context and interdependence may be more sustainable.
Study details Medicaid-insured birth cohort’s exposure to psychiatric medications and mental health services.
Scholars contend that stigma functions as a mechanism of power in analysis of UK Heads Together mental health campaign.
New research provides evidence that police killings of unarmed Black Americans impact the mental health of Black Americans.
Study uncovers some of the intergenerational consequences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
A new special edition positions psychological science as offering valuable contributions to the study of contemporary racism.
A new study finds that stimulant prescribing rates to children continue to rise despite the well-established evidence documenting overdiagnosis of ADHD and overprescription of stimulants.
Results from two meta-analyses reveal shortcomings with the growth mindset theory as applied in schools.
Nev Jones and a team of researchers examine how sex, sexuality, and gender-related content are underexplored in contemporary research on psychosis.
A special issue explores the connection between poverty, mental health, and psychotherapy.
Why do ineffective classification and intervention processes linger in school psychology, and what’s the alternative?
From The Independent: Over the past several years, mental health awareness has become a high priority. But in order to truly make a difference in people's...
From The Independent: Mental health awareness campaigns inundate us with lifestyle tips for managing stress such as mindfulness, meditation, exercise, and nutrition. But these tips...
Women in Malaysia exposed to intimate partner violence are twice as likely to experience postnatal depression.
Study finds that traditional healers in South Africa, whose services are widely used by the country’s population, perform important suicide prevention work.
From STAT: The idea of using precision medicine to treat depression is quickly gaining new ground. But many researchers and experts worry that the idea...
In this video, Dr. Elio Frattaroli describes how biological explanations for "treatment-resistant depression" often ignore the meaning and context of a patient's suffering. He...