Study finds more patients are visiting physicians who have ties to industry than previously thought.
Organizations, advocates, scholars, and practitioners had a chance to give feedback regarding FDA processes.
False beliefs about biological differences between races are associated with a failure to provide recommended pain treatments to Black people.
Findings suggest that treatment not only fails to reduce the severity of “ADHD” symptoms in adulthood but is associated with decreased height.
A review article and meta-analysis of 18 articles published in the journal of Psychological Medicine reported effects of vitamin and/or mineral supplements on psychiatric symptoms in people diagnosed with schizophrenia. The study provides evidence of the beneficial effects of taking certain vitamins and minerals for improving symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
“This research points to the inadequacy of asking the simple question: ‘Do antidepressants work?’ Instead, the value or otherwise of antidepressants needs to be understood in the context of the diversity of experience and the particular meaning they hold in people’s lives.”
Researchers find that yoga and controlled breathing reduced symptoms in individuals diagnosed with depression.
Researchers experimenting on mice found that Lactobacillus—the probiotic commonly found in yogurt—may help reduce depressive symptoms in reaction to chronic stressors. But human studies have found mixed results.
The American Psychological Association (APA) recently published a study finding that patients assigned to drug-only treatments were more likely to refuse treatment, and more likely to drop out before treatment completion, than patients assigned to psychotherapy only.
Qualitative research explores the experience of taking antipsychotics for those with first episode psychosis.
Kev Harding argues against conceptualizations of therapy as a ‘cure’ to an ‘illness’ and instead offers alternative approaches.
A new study suggests that depressive symptoms in older adults can be improved with non-invasive behavioral activation techniques. These approaches appear to have a preventative effect, serving to prevent further depressive symptoms from developing.
Research highlights the need for conflict of interest transparency and management in systemic reviews of psychological therapies.
A new study, published in the British Medical Journal, investigates the prevalence of off-label prescribing for antidepressant medication in primary care settings.
Findings show that despite increases in treatment availability, the prevalence of mental health issues has not decreased.
A study demonstrates a 7% reduction in suicide attempts for teens in states that had legalized same-sex marriage.
Behind the U.S. task force recommendation to screen all children and adults for depression.
Transitioning into poverty linked to behavioral issues in children, but may be mitigated by mother’s mental health.
An article published this month in the journal BMC Psychiatry suggests that there is a lack of efficacy for SSRIs and that they significantly increase the risk of serious side effects.
Researchers call for shift toward proven alternatives like psychotherapy in face of continued evidence of safety risks of benzodiazepines.
Interpersonal therapy reduces the risk of postpartum depression in mothers on public assistance during first 6 months after giving birth.
Findings show that participants with lower levels of education and SES suffer from more chronic pain.
This result calls into question popular notions about the correlations between personality and later-life achievement and health outcomes.
Findings point to association between race and the mental health care experiences of African-American and White veterans.
A meta-analysis looks at the effects of researcher background on study findings for trials comparing pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy for depression.