A new scale has been developed and validated to examine beliefs held by mental health professionals towards service users’ rights.
The use of machine learning algorithms (known as artificial intelligence) in the medical field raises a slew of ethical concerns.
Young women’s narratives indicate ways antidepressants have shaped their sense of self.
A closer look at a new study reporting that the supplement D-cycloserine improved anxiety when used with exposure therapy.
New study links involuntary hospitalization with psychotic diagnosis, previous involuntary hospitalization, and economic deprivation.
Researchers investigate trends in opioid use, prescriptions, misuse, and access reported by adolescents and young adults.
A new article explores how psychiatric diagnoses are differentially applied to people of different racial and class backgrounds.
A new study systematically explores critical reactions to the DSM-5 and identifies unifying themes.
A new study reports that the supplement EPA improved ADHD symptoms but a closer look calls these results into question.
Anthropologists study Parachute NYC to identify challenges and opportunities for implementing peer support and Open Dialogue practices.
New prevention strategies are needed based on our increasing understanding of the impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
Researchers compared the efficacy of antidepressants using different rating scales and found them to be no different—just slightly better than placebo, and not meeting the criteria for clinical significance.
A new study finds poorer depression and anxiety outcomes in psychotherapy for people in economically deprived neighborhoods and those on antidepressants.
The use of antidepressants has risen quickly among older adults but the rate of depressive symptoms in this population has not declined as a result.
A new review finds that dehumanizing language, including self-dehumanization, is connected to anxiety, depression, and disordered eating.
A new study examines longitudinal, intergenerational patterns associated with marijuana use.
Researchers interviewed people who were given medical advice to discontinue antidepressants.
Refugees and first-generation immigrants of African descent are at greater risk of experiencing medical coercion when compared to immigrants of other visible minority communities in Canada.
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.