What physical activity-based programs are being implemented in schools, how are they being researched, and what kind of impact have they made?
Dr. Raskin discusses psychotherapists’ dissatisfaction with current psychiatric diagnostic systems and explores alternatives.
Could the statistical phenomenon of regression to the mean be responsible for the dramatic effects of placebo—as well as the supposed effectiveness of some psychiatric drugs?
Interviews with psychosocially oriented psychologists demonstrate their experiences of discomfort with the hegemony of the medical model in their place of work and the conflicts that arise when they attempt to provide alternatives.
A conversation with Dr. Kelly Brogan, a leading voice in natural approaches to women’s mental health. With degrees from MIT and Weil Cornell Medical College, triple board certification in psychiatry, psychosomatic medicine and integrative holistic medicine, Dr. Brogan is uniquely qualified to challenge the pseudoscience of the chemical imbalance theory and the drug regimens that it spawned.
Researchers examine how rapid discontinuation can mimic the relapse of mental health symptoms and confound psychiatric drug studies.
New research suggests that minimum wage laws provide financial security that may help prevent suicide.
New data interpreted to suggest a hierarchical, dimensional system of mental disorders will aid future research efforts and improve mental health care.
Dr. Vance Trudeau discusses his study's finding that antidepressants may have far-reaching, adverse effects that last up to three generations.
Neuroscience researchers find no differences in brain connectivity between children with diagnoses of autism, ADHD, and those with no diagnoses.
Debate ensues as scholars and policymakers discuss how to bring a rights-based approach to mental health policy.
Knowing the client’s history can help foster genuine empathic responding, a key component to child-centered play therapy.
How can we restore something as essential to the healing and helping process as knowing what is going on? If your client has an actual biological problem, he needs one sort of help. If he hates his job, he needs another sort of help. It is absurd (and not okay) that a helper would look only at putative “symptoms” and not at what’s going on.
Twice as many teenagers with ADHD experienced severe psychosis when taking Adderall, as compared to Ritalin, according to a new study.
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 candidate-gene approach to depression goes unsupported and is likely based on bad science, new research finds.
The latest issue of the journal Behavioral and Brain Sciences features several prominent researchers arguing that mental health concerns are not “brain disorders.”
Study examines the effects on participants of being told they are at risk of developing psychosis.
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 first ever population-level study of the brain-gut connection in humans finds evidence for a link between gut bacteria and mental health.
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.