Study uncovers teachers’ attitudes surrounding ADHD medication use and examines the influence of race and social class on teacher beliefs.
A new study finds self-coldness predicts depressive symptoms and supports self-compassion as a buffer.
Researchers outline the criticisms of Kraepelin’s diagnostic paradigm, noting how similar issues reverberate in contemporary debates surrounding psychiatric diagnosis
In a new study, researchers argue that correlational studies may not sufficiently account for alternative explanations, and offer suggestions for mitigating this danger.
Researchers report that sexual minority adolescents have considered, planned, and attempted suicide substantially more than their heterosexual peers.
Researchers develop a novel approach to mapping personal well-being networks for those diagnosed with severe mental illness (SMI) that incorporates social ties, connections to place, and meaningful activities.
Researchers found that 95% of adolescents and adults who screened positive for late-onset ADHD did not merit the actual diagnosis.
Colorado police trained in crisis intervention infrequently use force or arrest individuals experiencing a mental health crisis and are likely to transfer individuals to a treatment facility.
Review of a new mixed depression guideline reveals financial bias of guideline developers and lack of evidence supporting recommendations for prescribing of antipsychotics.
Canadian study finds that social service spending is associated with a decrease in mortality and increase in life expectancy.
Study counters previous evidence supporting multisystemic therapy, finding adolescents are just as likely to have out-of-home placements when receiving multisystemic therapy versus management as usual.
A new study highlights the role heavy metal music plays in the mental health of adolescents facing adversity.
Psychostimulant prescriptions have increased by 344% (from 2003 to 2015) for women of reproductive age (15-44 years old).
Race often determines whether school punishment or therapy and drugs will be used to address children’s problem behaviors.
New research demonstrates that common methods for estimating depression prevalence lead to overestimation and exaggerated statistics.
Interventions calling attention to participants’ hypocrisy proved effective in reducing Islamophobia and collective blame of Muslims for individual acts of violence.
New research shows that more connected and well-known researchers are more likely to be published, even when they receive negative reviews.
Long-term benzodiazepine use shown to effect cognitive function during current use and for years after drug discontinuation.
Corruption of pharmaceutical industry sponsored clinical trials identified as a “major obstacle” facing evidence-based medicine.
Concerns about the impact of climate change on animals and nature results in more effective coping to reduce hopelessness about climate change and promotes pro-environmental behaviors.
One author outlines the foundations of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) research, addressing its dimensions, limitations, and potential future directions.
A new study suggests that epigenetic changes that have been associated with trauma may actually be due to environmental toxins.
Social determinants have been seen to have an equal, if not greater, influence on health as individual behaviors, yet this evidence is largely ignored. Researchers investigate why this is the case.
A recent RCT showed that vitamin B6 is as effective as propranolol for the treatment of akathisia.
Report presents new body-based therapeutic approach for shock and complex developmental trauma.