When controlling for social and family characteristics, separating children from parents into out-of-home care increases psychiatric issues, prescriptions, and criminal activity.
Remediating dilapidated physical environments in urban settings can contribute to better mental health.
Medical sociologist David Pilgrim argues that mental health care is neither effective nor “kindly,” as it often relies on flawed research and ineffective treatments.
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.
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.
A new study investigates the effects of mindfulness-based interventions on employee’s wellbeing across different workplace environments.
Study uncovers some of the intergenerational consequences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
Utilizing Maslow’s published books and essays, psychologist William Compton delineates common myths and attempts to respond to them.
A special issue explores the connection between poverty, mental health, and psychotherapy.
High job demands, low job control, and high job strain are associated with the development of a mental health issue at age 50.
Why do ineffective classification and intervention processes linger in school psychology, and what’s the alternative?
A new study investigates the relationships between early-home environmental factors and later-life physiological response to psychosocial stressors.
How does social network site use influence well-being? Researchers suggest this depends on the extent to which site use is “connection-promoting."
The ability of transgender youth to use their chosen name is connected to reduced depressive symptoms and suicidal thoughts/behaviors.
Everyday exercise, regardless of intensity, can prevent the development of depressive symptoms.
A new study explores how “psychosis” and “schizophrenia” are viewed within the Māori community in New Zealand.
A new study, published online by the Open Science Foundation, suggests that questionable research practices (QRPs) are prevalent in the fields of ecology and evolution.
A new study finds an important link between childhood trauma, immune activation, and the development of psychiatric disorders.
The percentage of clients who have experienced racial trauma far exceeds the percentage of counselors who are trained to identify and treat it.
ADHD behaviors were linked to the presence of both high levels of pollutants and persistent economic deprivation at birth and through childhood.
Study counters previous evidence supporting multisystemic therapy, finding adolescents are just as likely to have out-of-home placements when receiving multisystemic therapy versus management as usual.
A new study highlights the role heavy metal music plays in the mental health of adolescents facing adversity.
Race often determines whether school punishment or therapy and drugs will be used to address children’s problem behaviors.