A new systematic review illustrates features of the relationship between anxiety and school attendance patterns.
Researchers explore pathways of healing racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities.
A recent meta-analysis finds that the association between reported suicidal ideation and later suicide is low.
A new article suggests counselors and psychotherapists are dissatisfied with current diagnostic systems and outlines some potential alternatives.
Attempting to locate the mechanisms of psychiatric disorder is a step in the wrong direction and fails to challenge potentially unjust social practices.
Historical, current, and potential future complexities of cognitive assessment; a longstanding, controversial fixture in schools throughout the United States.
Already-existing ICD codes provide a diagnostic alternative to biomedical models of health by contextualizing suffering within psychosocial conditions, yet these codes are underutilized.
A new article suggests integrating physical activity throughout the day may help to address the mental health of students.
Study questions how international psychiatric treatment of street children in Cairo could be reinforcing their marginality and vulnerability.
Researchers detect a striking relationship between the month of school enrollment relative to peers and patterns of ADHD diagnoses in a large sample of elementary school students throughout the US.
New research emphasizes the impact of school connectedness and community engagement interventions on students' mental health.
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 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?
A new study examines the preventative effects of school-based mental health care when delivered by school personnel.
An international study of college students reveals ubiquitous social and emotional challenges faced by young adults.
Two new articles find that rates of ADHD diagnosis and stimulant prescription continue to rise all over the world.
Without clarity and consensus around what social justice means, psychologists risk perpetuating injustices that undermine their stated mission.
Researchers offer a critical take on the inclusion of the Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in the DSM-V.
Researcher Dr. Silke Schwarz highlights how Western psychology’s construction of individual resilience deflects emphasized individual pathology and deflects efforts at structural change.
For years I had hoped that psychiatry would free itself from the psychoanalytic doctrine, and when my wish finally came true, my profession went from the frying pan to the fire. My main goal, currently, is to convince professionals as well as the public that most child psychiatric problems can be handled effectively without medication.
Researchers explore efforts to integrate educational psychology and child psychiatry.
China Mills raises concerns that global mental health movements obscure social determinants of health and naturalize Western mental health concepts.
A new review in BMJ investigates overdiagnosis in primary care settings, where the majority of mental health care is provided in the U.S.