Hearing Voices Network self-help groups are an important resource for coping with voice hearing, study finds.
A new training program teaches medical residents how to provide appropriate care and services to transgender clients.
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.
Study reports on the less-examined findings of difficult and painful meditation-related experiences.
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.”
Pilot study finds school-based humanistic counseling reduces emotional symptoms in students.
Meta-analytic study finds that psychodynamic therapy outcomes are equivalent to those of CBT and other empirically supported treatments.
Researcher examines the impact of client feedback and progress assessment on improvement in outcomes.
Study finds frequency of social interactions predicts long-term remission in first-episode psychosis.
Men who report being self-reliant may be at greater risk of suicidal thinking.
Study finds that 74% of patients with a psychotic disorder off antipsychotics at end of 10 years are in remission.
Criticisms of the DSM-5 spark alternative proposals and calls to reform diagnostic systems in the mental health field.
Kev Harding argues against conceptualizations of therapy as a ‘cure’ to an ‘illness’ and instead offers alternative approaches.
Over the past seven years, I have been teaching open dialogue principles and practices in a variety of settings. This blog will focus on the development of a training program, now based in Manhattan, and what I’ve learned from running this program and teaching this approach in the US.
Within days of announcing the webinar and providing the link to register, we were deluged with enrollments. It turns out that a great many professionals, advocates and clinical managers are interested in learning about Open Dialogue and its application to an American community.
Three phase III clinical trials assessing the efficacy of Lundbeck’s investigational drug idalopirdine for Alzheimer’s disease have failed
A study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience proposes a new model for the treatment of adolescents diagnosed with major depressive disorder (MDD).
Individuals with long-term mental health conditions identify pets as valuable supports in their daily lives.
A new study, published in Psychotherapy Research, explores how having a career in psychotherapy affects therapists’ personal lives.
I have sometimes stopped en route to work, unsure how much longer I can continue. There is a sense of betrayal to my father and grandmother by working in a profession that failed them and is the only medical specialty to have its own survivor movement, not from the illnesses it hopes to treat, but from the ministrations of the profession itself.