A new article examines the usefulness of the ADHD diagnosis and suggests alternatives
Researchers distinguish between two different forms of perspective taking and examine their impact on helpers’ wellbeing.
In a new report, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to health, Dr. Dainius Pūras, calls for a move away from the biomedical model and “excessive use of psychotropic medicines.”
A new study explores sexual violence and intimate partner violence in college women with mental health related disabilities.
Higher levels of sedentary behavior are associated with poorer cognitive functioning in patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Therapists can use music to meet the emotional and social needs of individuals with dementia.
Study finds frequency of social interactions predicts long-term remission in first-episode psychosis.
New study finds children who have been exposed to discrimination show higher likelihood of anxiety, depression, and ADHD.
Global analysis of 149 countries finds food insecurity is associated with poorer mental health.
Swedish study suggests experiencing adversity in childhood is linked to dying by suicide as an adolescent or young adult.
A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the largest study of its kind, has shown it is possible to reduce the use of antipsychotics in nursing homes, by engaging their staff in a training program designed to target residents’ strengths and their unmet needs.
Men who report being self-reliant may be at greater risk of suicidal thinking.
Researchers provide an action-planning framework to engage providers in the reduction of low-value healthcare.
An article published in Pediatrics is the first to examine the relationship between physical activity and depression in middle childhood (years 6 to 10) longitudinally.
Study finds that 74% of patients with a psychotic disorder off antipsychotics at end of 10 years are in remission.
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.
Findings show that despite increases in treatment availability, the prevalence of mental health issues has not decreased.
Transitioning into poverty linked to behavioral issues in children, but may be mitigated by mother’s mental health.
Three phase III clinical trials assessing the efficacy of Lundbeck’s investigational drug idalopirdine for Alzheimer’s disease have failed
New research investigates the financial conflicts of interest (FCOI) of patient advocacy organizations (PAOs) in the United States.
BPS releases report encouraging behavioral interventions for people with dementia, rather than antipsychotics
Individuals with long-term mental health conditions identify pets as valuable supports in their daily lives.
A variety of scenarios of social and economic collapse have gone through many of our minds since Election Day. Insurance companies and pharmaceutical companies want to keep people on drugs, but what if there was no government subsidy for those who can’t pay?
Adherence to stereotypically sexist masculine beliefs such as self-reliance, power over women, and playboy behavior were linked to poor mental health outcomes