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.
A new approach from the British Psychological Society (BPS) provides a promising alternative to pathology-focused psychiatric models.
In this piece for Psychiatric Services, Dr. Sandra Steingard comments on the implications of a recent meta-analysis demonstrating the positive effects of the therapeutic alliance on pharmacologic...
Meta-analytic study detects upsurge in patterns of perfectionism in young adults and explores how neoliberalism contributes to this trend.
Sandra Steingard, writing in the journal Psychiatric Services, reviews a recent article finding that the quality of the therapeutic relationship impacts the efficacy of medication treatment.
The perspectives of the voice-hearers featured in the research underscore that stigma and negative perceptions of voice hearing present significant obstacles within early intervention programs.
Social Recovery Therapy shows promising results for individuals who experience first-episode psychosis.
Researchers argue that a structural competency and social determinants of health approach must be made central to psychiatry training.
Openness and authenticity are emphasized a critical to the Open Dialogue approach to psychotherapy.
Researchers found participants were less likely to dehumanize those with whom they disagreed when they heard their voices.
From Flipboard: In a recent study on auditory hallucinations, all participants — not just those who had been diagnosed with psychosis — experienced conditioned hallucinations. The study...
In a commentary piece, Ben Alderson-Day and Nev Jones discuss the AVATAR therapy research for psychosis and propose further questions.
New study examines how increased screen time and social media may be contributing to depressive symptoms and suicide risk in teens
The Journal of Humanistic Psychology compiles diverse research offering diagnostic alternatives toward a paradigm shift in mental health care.
Loneliness has been linked to negative health outcomes, but there are no interventions clearly proven to ‘fix’ the problem.
New study investigates the acceptability of a phenomenologically informed, manual-based art therapy for clients diagnosed with moderate to severe depression.
Researchers recommend a ‘politically-informed focus', including activism, when assessing children and designing interventions in areas of chronic political violence.
Psychologists and people with experience of psychotic symptoms publish a report on new ways of understanding psychosis.
A review of CBT research findings raises questions about its status as the “evidence-based” psychotherapy of choice.
Buddhist-inspired mindfulness counters Western misappropriations of self-help mindfulness to provide a framework for challenging capitalism.
Participatory action approaches in bioethics research used to decrease coercion and seclusion in psychiatric treatment.
New research on a brief self-compassion focused course aimed at the college students.
A new study finds that emotions may be represented by 27 categories, with each category relating to others in a more complex and continuous fashion than previously understood.
Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) programs have gained popularity in U.S. schools in recent years. A new study examines the nature and longevity of their impact on students.
From Nautilus: The traditional notion of emotional intelligence is based on two assumptions: that it is possible to detect others' emotions accurately, and that emotions...