Psychiatrist Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed explores a way forward for psychiatry in responding to the Mad activism of service users.
Study in Brazil demonstrates how the exploration of contextual determinants of distress in mental health care can inform therapeutic change.
Structural competency is put forth as a framework that addresses social and structural determinants in global mental health.
Psychology can only deal with racial health disparities effectively by incorporating critical race theory and intervening at a structural level.
A new study finds that clinicians’ disregard for mental health patients’ insight into their own condition may be detrimental to treatment.
A new study associates the presence of meaning in life with well-being and cognitive functioning in an adult population.
Svetlana Sholokhova suggests that incorporating “phenomenological psychology” could open up possibilities for radical transformation within the field of psychiatry.
In a new study, researchers found no evidence of antidepressant group variance, which means that there's no particular group of patients who improve more than others on the drug.
A new meta-analysis highlights a positive relationship between student emotional intelligence and academic achievement.
A review of 73 antidepressant studies finds that 12% more people drop out of clinical trials when taking antidepressants than when taking placebo, evidence that many find the adverse effects of antidepressants difficult to tolerate.
In a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers investigated whether they could use EEG (electroencephalograph) technology to predict whether people would feel better...
Jay Amsterdam, who first blew the whistle on corrupt research practices in a study conducted by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) eight years ago, has now submitted...
In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, researchers tested how well “ontological insecurity” predicted psychotic-like experiences (PLEs). They found that...
A new analysis, published in Lancet Neurology, demonstrates how Biogen is spinning results from two failed trials for a new Alzheimer's drug.
An anthropological look at the Global Mental Health (GMH) movement suggests several ethical problems and contradictions in its mission.
A network analysis of participants’ social media use and well-being reveals complex links with social capital but a minimal association with attentional control.
Ayahuasca found to be effective in treating moderate to severe depression in low-income population.
A new international study reveals how healthcare providers treat patient’s pain may depend on that patient’s socioeconomic status.
An issue of Lancet Psychiatry is devoted to clarifying the lack of efficacy for Zoloft (sertraline).
New meta-scientific review questions the evidence for the gold standard psychotherapies and empirically supported treatments.
A new article reviews studies in the field of nutritional psychiatry and how nutrition can prevent and treat mental health issues.
New research contends that ketamine can reduce problematic alcohol use but does the data support the claims?
Researchers argue that blaming climate change inaction on psychological barriers ignores the effects of neoliberal capitalism and social structures.
Psychotherapy is dominated by contradicting schools of thought, exhibits a gap between research and practice, and repackages old ideas rather than finding clinical consensus.
Experts across the globe point to the harms of drug companies’ influence on research, practice, and education in healthcare noting that it compromises patient care.