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.
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.