A review of CBT research findings raises questions about its status as the “evidence-based” psychotherapy of choice.
New research on a brief self-compassion focused course aimed at the college students.
Antidepressants are commonly considered safe and effective treatments. However, research has questioned their efficacy, and now, their safety.
Researchers examined the dearth of support for Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) for depressive symptoms in light of studies detailing the associated risks.
Researchers present loneliness as a health threat facing a growing number of Americans.
Cross-cultural data suggest that happiness involves feeling the emotions one deems as right, in accordance with personal and cultural values.
Recalling past exposure to violence worsens short-term memory and cognitive control.
Researchers report that dangerous side effects are not being adequately reported in the trials of ketamine for depression.
A prospective cohort study of those labeled high risk for psychosis finds a higher prevalence of antidepressant use among those who develop manic symptoms.
Introductory arts courses at Open Arts Essex show improvements in mental well-being and social inclusion for individuals with mental health challenges.
Meta-analyses fail to replicate findings linking abnormal brain activity to depression.
Researchers investigate services related to suicide prevention across mental health providers in England.
The researchers found that, of those who were initially prescribed both antidepressants and benzodiazepines, approximately 12% went on to engage in long-term benzodiazepine use.
Survey examines adverse personal and interpersonal effects of antidepressants and the impact of polypharmacy
“These interventions also have the potential to increase rumination and negative affect, and potentially self-harm repetition, by serving as unhelpful reminders of negative experiences in the lead-up to the index self-harm event or during hospital treatment.”
Researchers distinguish between two different forms of perspective taking and examine their impact on helpers’ wellbeing.
Surveyed doctors overestimate pharmacological effects of antidepressants and underestimate placebo effects.
Study reports on the less-examined findings of difficult and painful meditation-related experiences.
Contrary to widely-held belief, a new rigorous trial finds that ketamine is ineffective for delirium and pain associated with surgery, and the drug carries harmful side effects.
In a new report, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dr. Dainius Pūras, calls for a move away from the biomedical model and “excessive use of psychotropic medicines.”
Meta-analytic study finds that psychodynamic therapy outcomes are equivalent to those of CBT and other empirically supported treatments.
A new study explores sexual violence and intimate partner violence in college women with mental health related disabilities.
Therapists can use music to meet the emotional and social needs of individuals with dementia.
Global analysis of 149 countries finds food insecurity is associated with poorer mental health.
The researchers theorized that this increased effectiveness was due not to “antidepressant” properties, but rather to the drug’s side effects, which include insomnia, drowsiness, and nausea.