Is a lack of social connection in the US harmful to health? In a review of social connection and health literature, researcher calls for a societal shift in values towards interdependence.
Scientists at the Yale Collaboration for Research Integrity and Transparency (CRIT) published a new policy paper this month criticizing the current state of biomedical research and calling for improved transparency in research methods.
Loneliness has been linked to negative health outcomes, but there are no interventions clearly proven to ‘fix’ the problem.
How people are treated after being hospitalized can either help them to overcome the traumatic effects of coercion or make them worse.
Antipsychotics present a known risk for major side effects. A new study suggests that certain antipsychotics may present a greater risk for cardiovascular disease than others.
Black college women endorse more perceived stress and depressive symptoms than White college women, highlighting the impacts of racism.
New study investigates the acceptability of a phenomenologically informed, manual-based art therapy for clients diagnosed with moderate to severe depression.
A new study in the journal Translational Psychiatry, an influential journal in biological psychiatry published by Nature, challenges the state of the research on antipsychotic drugs.
Researchers recommend a ‘politically-informed focus', including activism, when assessing children and designing interventions in areas of chronic political violence.
New study finds that pharmaceutical industry gifts to medical providers in Washington D.C. are associated with higher cost, higher volume prescribing behavior.
Treating insomnia using online cognitive-behavioral therapy appears to improve a variety of mental health concerns.
The effect of individual expectations on treatment outcomes is found to be influenced by physician attributes.
Dr. Madhukar Trivedi and colleagues find that the SSRI sertraline does not reduce depressive symptoms any more than placebo in people with Chronic Kidney Disease.
Ethnic minorities and those who migrated during childhood have an elevated risk for psychosis, study finds.
Derek Summerfield, consultant psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley National Health Service Foundation Trust, challenges the assumption that Western depression is a universal condition.
One study indicates that pointed fingers incriminating youth for narcissism may be pointed in the wrong direction.
A new study conducted by Jeffrey Vittengl at Truman University has found that taking antidepressant medications resulted in more severe depression symptoms after nine years.
Audit of ECT usage, demographics, and adherence to guidelines and legislation raises concern over its continued use.
How does physical activity affect people diagnosed with bipolar, schizophrenia and major depressive disorders?
Researchers find few existing "psychopathology scales" are appropriate for global utilization.
Are White Americans’ poor mental health outcomes caused by Whiteness?
What does "normal" brain development throughout childhood look like? It may depend on your demographics.
The authors of the report expand upon the traumatic and sociopolitical factors underlying presentations of psychosis and “schizophrenia.”
New study confirms previous evidence that antidepressant use is linked to developing type 2 diabetes.
Are diagnoses of mental disorders among children and adolescents in developed countries disproportionate to disease prevalence trends?