New research emphasizes the impact of school connectedness and community engagement interventions on students' mental health.
Researchers explore neoliberal influences on interactions in psychotherapy and question whether the radical potential of psychotherapy can counter prevailing social systems.
A new study explores the interplay between social stress and quality of life for individuals self-identified with high-functioning autism.
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.
Direct access to care in safe locations is key in reducing healthcare costs and increasing quality of life for homeless populations.
New research demonstrates the benefits and complexities for immigrants transitioning from undocumented to DACA status.
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.
A randomized control trial finds that receiving peer support from individuals with similar lived experiences reduces one’s risk of readmission to an acute crisis unit.
People who reduced antipsychotic use by tapering were doing just as well after five years as those who continued using the drugs.
The suicide crisis is real. The pain is real. The deaths are real. None of us can afford to stick our heads in the sand and pretend that this isn't happening. But the helplessness and confusion about what to do about it are also real. And that's why peer relationships and peer-developed modalities can be so helpful. Many of us have been there and are still alive to talk about it. We know what ways of relating gave us hope and helped us to continue on.
Research investigates clinicians’ perspectives on best care practices and the complicated realities of providing care in the face of agency limitations and mechanized interventions.
Researchers parse out factors within urbanicity that leads to risk for psychotic experiences.
If I had a clinical problem, why was something as ancient and simple as meditation helping me? And if normal positive human habits could be so profoundly useful, why the heck was the field marketing pills and “clinical” coping mechanisms to me instead? This frustration helped me jump ship from the medical mindset and hop into the world of humanity.
Researcher and former service-user Diana Rose utilizes a participatory research process to examine experiences on inpatient wards.
Individualist psychological models of poverty pathologize poor communities, decolonial approaches that emphasize context and interdependence may be more sustainable.
New research provides evidence that police killings of unarmed Black Americans impact the mental health of Black Americans.
Coordinated care with employment support and family therapy leads to superior outcomes for those diagnosed with psychotic disorders.
Study uncovers some of the intergenerational consequences of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
A new special edition positions psychological science as offering valuable contributions to the study of contemporary racism.
Scholars call for international mental health nurse curriculum to shift to a rights-based approach and teach the Power Threat Meaning Framework.
Much of the wild world is now a garden: a rational, controlled space. Yet if we step out of the garden and back into the old growth, I believe the process of psychosis belongs as part of Earth’s “will,” of her wild. The physiological process of psychosis—that of amplified senses—is ecologically purposeful. Not good nor bad, but part of what Nature does trying to grow. Here I share a talk I gave in Boulder, Colorado exploring these themes.