After 25 years of chronic emergency, 22 mental hospitalizations, a stint at a “community mental health center,” 13 years in a "board & care," repeated withdrawals from addictions to legal drugs, and a 12-year marriage, I plan to live every last breath out as a survivor, an advocate, and an artist.
The use of machine learning algorithms (known as artificial intelligence) in the medical field raises a slew of ethical concerns.
Ethnographic research sheds light on extensive psychopharmaceutical use by soldiers in post 9/11 U.S. wars.
Research illustrates privacy concerns with how mental health applications collect and share users’ data.
Researchers explore pathways of healing racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities.
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 explore neoliberal influences on interactions in psychotherapy and question whether the radical potential of psychotherapy can counter prevailing social systems.
New review ties increased screen time to increasing anxiety and depression among young adults throughout the United States.
A discourse analysis conducted by sociologists finds problematic assumptions and practices in the field of neurocriminology.
A new study examines the association of mindfulness and stigma resistance among individuals with a psychiatric diagnosis.
Researchers examine the transformation of work, life, and identity in India as a result of Western corporate and psychological culture.
Without clarity and consensus around what social justice means, psychologists risk perpetuating injustices that undermine their stated mission.
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.
Medical sociologist David Pilgrim argues that mental health care is neither effective nor “kindly,” as it often relies on flawed research and ineffective treatments.
Researchers detect discrepancies between the language used to describe lived experiences of mental health and the language used in modern screening tools.
A new study finds that mental health apps promote a one-dimensional view of mental health.
A new study suggests needing to appear perfect to others leads to mental health stigma and a higher risk of untreated psychological distress.
New research provides evidence that police killings of unarmed Black Americans impact the mental health of Black Americans.
Members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Psychiatry Products division go on the defensive in a new article, responding to concerns about the agency’s approval of digital aripiprazole.
In this piece for Jacobin, John Foot describes the Italian psychiatrist Franco Basaglia's efforts to revolutionize the mental health system in Italy. Basaglia sparked a...
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.
The majority of universities require most or all employees to report disclosures of sexual assault, but these policies may be ineffective at addressing campus sexual violence and disempowering for survivors
How does social network site use influence well-being? Researchers suggest this depends on the extent to which site use is “connection-promoting."