Dr. Dainius Pūras argues that the status quo in mental health treatment is no longer acceptable and demands political action to promote human rights.
While well intentioned, providers and volunteers can do more harm than good at the border. The Global Psychosocial Network issues guidelines on how to work for the benefit of migrants and refugees.
Researchers outline the concept of ecologically driven grief due to climate change and recommend future research to better understand the psychological impact of climate change.
As an increasing amount of research seeks to address the epidemic of loneliness, conceptual clarity is needed.
Study questions how international psychiatric treatment of street children in Cairo could be reinforcing their marginality and vulnerability.
As the Global Mental Health Movement attempts to address cross-cultural mental health disparities, a new article encourages integrating traditional healing practices with psychotherapy.
Researchers find evidence of low socio-economic status White Americans’ rising distress and declining well-being since the mid-1990s.
Researchers explore neoliberal influences on interactions in psychotherapy and question whether the radical potential of psychotherapy can counter prevailing social systems.
Journal releases a compilation of articles detailing how zero-tolerance policy may impact mental health.
Trauma-informed approaches have the potential to promote recovery but must involve survivors and service-users to prevent the experience of retraumatization within psychiatric and mental health services.
Researchers investigate the impact of immigration policies on the mental health of arriving Mexican and Central American immigrants.
Researchers explore how family interventions for psychosis might be adapted to China’s emerging integrated mental health care landscape.
Researchers examine the transformation of work, life, and identity in India as a result of Western corporate and psychological culture.
A new study finds that sponsors of clinical trials in the EU continue to fail at reporting their results as required by recent legislation.
An international study of college students reveals ubiquitous social and emotional challenges faced by young adults.
Without clarity and consensus around what social justice means, psychologists risk perpetuating injustices that undermine their stated mission.
Remediating dilapidated physical environments in urban settings can contribute to better mental health.
Researcher Dr. Silke Schwarz highlights how Western psychology’s construction of individual resilience deflects emphasized individual pathology and deflects efforts at structural change.
China Mills raises concerns that global mental health movements obscure social determinants of health and naturalize Western mental health concepts.
A new review in BMJ investigates overdiagnosis in primary care settings, where the majority of mental health care is provided in the U.S.
A new study finds that mental health apps promote a one-dimensional view of mental health.
Researchers parse out factors within urbanicity that leads to risk for psychotic experiences.
A new study suggests needing to appear perfect to others leads to mental health stigma and a higher risk of untreated psychological distress.
Individualist psychological models of poverty pathologize poor communities, decolonial approaches that emphasize context and interdependence may be more sustainable.
Scholars contend that stigma functions as a mechanism of power in analysis of UK Heads Together mental health campaign.