A Nigerian study finds that more than three-quarters of patients improved, even when only 13% were prescribed medication.
New qualitative research finds a shift in the meaning of gender as it enters the local lexicon of people in rural Malawi, in turn having negative ramifications for those it is meant to help.
Transgender individuals who underwent gender-affirming surgeries demonstrated significant reductions in mental health concerns.
Researchers explore how culturally responsive services can create greater equity in mental health care.
Prominent researchers in psychiatry urge the field to move away from a rigid biological focus toward social and psychological perspectives to meet the needs of today’s world.
When it comes to ADHD, some researchers suggest that medical textbooks provide inaccurate and misleading information.
Individuals who participate in efforts of collective action report changes in personality, behavior, and worldview.
A clinical trial finds Prozac no better than placebo for improving repetitive behaviors.
There is a lack of consensus in the definition of ‘relapse’ across randomized controlled trials of antipsychotic maintenance treatment for schizophrenia and psychosis.
Researchers shed light on the precarious nature of evidence from efficacy trials of antidepressant medication to treat symptoms of major depressive disorder in children and adolescents.
Researchers call for action to address social challenges and inequalities that obstruct mental health and well-being globally.
Research finds patients of first-episode psychosis report benefits from social relationships where their personhood is respected.
Group-based MBSR and PCGT therapies effective as a complementary treatment for PTSD.
Increased Parkinson's risk could be related to lithium, antipsychotic, and antiepileptic drug use.
New article pushes for a shift from a psychiatry centered on brain circuitry toward an 'ecosocial' view of mind, brain, and culture.
A new update to the NICE guideline for depression suggests providers discuss long-term, severe antidepressant withdrawal symptoms.
A re-visioned approach to social psychiatry aims to understand the broad influence of social life on mental health.
New study finds that smartphone use may precede experiences of loneliness and depressive symptoms among older teens according to longitudinal analysis.
A new article documents the “flimsy evidence” behind the recent FDA approval of the party drug esketamine for the treatment of depression.
New research explores the use of broad-based school-integrated resiliency and mindfulness interventions to prevent mental health concerns before they occur.
Researchers seek to identify adaptive coping responses to discrimination for the transgender and gender diverse community.
Gender identity conversion efforts impact psychological distress and lifetime suicidality in transgender people.
Loneliness was found to both predict and be reinforced by severe common mental disorders.
Clinical trials also consistently fail to measure and report long-term harmful effects.
A coalition of 35 health organizations expressed serious concerns that the NICE guideline for adult depression may cause clinical harm—they demand “full and proper” revisions.