The BMJ’s clinical editor takes issue with uncritical media coverage of antidepressant network meta-analysis, outlining reporting missteps.
Qualitative research examines the experiences of psychoanalytic therapists in their work with patients whose symptoms either failed to improve or worsened.
A new study finds that stimulant prescribing rates to children continue to rise despite the well-established evidence documenting overdiagnosis of ADHD and overprescription of stimulants.
The US/Canadian Pharmaceutical Policy Reform Working Group proposes universal drug coverage and ambitious reforms to the pharmaceutical system.
Utilizing Maslow’s published books and essays, psychologist William Compton delineates common myths and attempts to respond to them.
Results from two meta-analyses reveal shortcomings with the growth mindset theory as applied in schools.
A new study, published in Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, found that antidepressant efficacy was not dependent on severity.
Nev Jones and a team of researchers examine how sex, sexuality, and gender-related content are underexplored in contemporary research on psychosis.
A special issue explores the connection between poverty, mental health, and psychotherapy.
Effects of discontinuing SSRIs and SNRIs reported on an online forum indicate significant and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms.
Review of pediatric antidepressant studies finds the vast majority are negative on primary outcomes and an increased risk for suicidality.
Two experts—a leading neuroscientist studying OCD, and a psychiatrist specializing in OCD treatment—question whether expensive brain imaging research has added anything to the treatment of OCD.
Dr. Johnathan Shedler recently published a paper critiquing how the term “evidence-based” is being used in the field of psychotherapy.
High job demands, low job control, and high job strain are associated with the development of a mental health issue at age 50.
New guidelines recommend deprescribing benzodiazepine receptor agonists for adults.
Why do ineffective classification and intervention processes linger in school psychology, and what’s the alternative?
Results from a Cochrane meta-analysis find that the common practice of prescribing antidepressants to treat insomnia is not supported by current evidence.
Higher levels of physical activity serve as a protective factor for the future development of depression.
Women in Malaysia exposed to intimate partner violence are twice as likely to experience postnatal depression.
A new study by Peter Groot and Jim van Os has found that tapering strips help people successfully discontinue antidepressant medications.
Study finds that traditional healers in South Africa, whose services are widely used by the country’s population, perform important suicide prevention work.
A systematic review of literature and meta-analysis indicates that there is no clinically or statistically significant effect of antidepressant dose increase after nonresponse to initial treatment.
The type of diagnostic assessment used in research settings, either fully structured or semi-structured interview, may affect which participants in receive a diagnosis of major depression.
A new study investigates the relationships between early-home environmental factors and later-life physiological response to psychosocial stressors.
Experiencing moderate to severe pain, or having at least moderate life interference from pain, doubles risk for anxiety or depression.