Without clarity and consensus around what social justice means, psychologists risk perpetuating injustices that undermine their stated mission.
Findings point to the role of withdrawal symptoms and prescriber practices in long-term antidepressant use.
A systematic review of the limited research available on the long-term effects of antipsychotics finds fewer symptoms in those off of the drugs.
Researchers offer a critical take on the inclusion of the Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in the DSM-V.
A new study finds that more than a third of Americans are taking prescription drugs that can cause depressive symptoms as a side-effect.
Researchers review the risks and benefits of deprescribing from antipsychotic drugs and advocate for a patient-centered approach to tapering.
When controlling for social and family characteristics, separating children from parents into out-of-home care increases psychiatric issues, prescriptions, and criminal activity.
New research examines factors that make mindfulness interventions in school most effective for adolescent’s mental health outcomes.
Remediating dilapidated physical environments in urban settings can contribute to better mental health.
A new article in BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine addresses common misinterpretations of the efficacy research on antidepressants.
Researcher Dr. Silke Schwarz highlights how Western psychology’s construction of individual resilience deflects emphasized individual pathology and deflects efforts at structural change.
Researchers examine the relationship between vitamin D and clinical and cognitive symptoms in first-episode psychosis.
Researchers explore efforts to integrate educational psychology and child psychiatry.
Hallucinations and other psychotic symptoms have been reported after methylphenidate (Ritalin) treatment for ADHD.
China Mills raises concerns that global mental health movements obscure social determinants of health and naturalize Western mental health concepts.
Study finds adults with a pro-inflammatory diet have a greater incidence of depression.
New research examines important factors of adherence when prescribing exercise to treat depression.
A new review in BMJ investigates overdiagnosis in primary care settings, where the majority of mental health care is provided in the U.S.
New data shows that calls to US poison control centers have increased significantly for children taking stimulant ADHD drugs.
New study finds that intensive prolonged exposure is a promising treatment option for individuals with multiple trauma experiences.
Alterations in gray matter and white matter development found in infants of mothers taking SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy.
Researchers report the cumulative effects of major biases on the apparent efficacy of antidepressant and psychotherapy treatments.
A new study examines the extent to which patterns in prescription drug misuse and substance use disorder symptoms can be predicted by education level
Medical sociologist David Pilgrim argues that mental health care is neither effective nor “kindly,” as it often relies on flawed research and ineffective treatments.
A randomized control trial finds that receiving peer support from individuals with similar lived experiences reduces one’s risk of readmission to an acute crisis unit.