A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, and fish has repeatedly been found to improve mental health.
The bidirectional relationship between diet and nutrition and social, emotional, and educational factors among European youth.
Loneliness has been linked to negative health outcomes, but there are no interventions clearly proven to ‘fix’ the problem.
Researchers recommend a ‘politically-informed focus', including activism, when assessing children and designing interventions in areas of chronic political violence.
Treating insomnia using online cognitive-behavioral therapy appears to improve a variety of mental health concerns.
The effect of individual expectations on treatment outcomes is found to be influenced by physician attributes.
A review of CBT research findings raises questions about its status as the “evidence-based” psychotherapy of choice.
New research on a brief self-compassion focused course aimed at the college students.
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.
Researchers present loneliness as a health threat facing a growing number of Americans.
Attempts to bridge the gap between research and practice result in a family therapy approach which employs clients as co-researchers.
Introductory arts courses at Open Arts Essex show improvements in mental well-being and social inclusion for individuals with mental health challenges.
Hearing Voices Network self-help groups are an important resource for coping with voice hearing, study finds.
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.”
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.
Global analysis of 149 countries finds food insecurity is associated with poorer mental health.
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.
The “Mediterranean diet” has been associated with reduced risk of depressive symptoms, and a new study demonstrates that dietary changes may be an effective treatment intervention.
Criticisms of the DSM-5 spark alternative proposals and calls to reform diagnostic systems in the mental health field.
Researchers experimenting on mice found that Lactobacillus—the probiotic commonly found in yogurt—may help reduce depressive symptoms in reaction to chronic stressors. But human studies have found mixed results.
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.