Teacher’s personal wellbeing plays a role in students’ mental health outcomes, suggests a new study.
Individuals who experience psychosis can also experience posttraumatic growth, which can be a central component of the recovery paradigm.
What physical activity-based programs are being implemented in schools, how are they being researched, and what kind of impact have they made?
Dr. Raskin discusses psychotherapists’ dissatisfaction with current psychiatric diagnostic systems and explores alternatives.
Interviews with psychosocially oriented psychologists demonstrate their experiences of discomfort with the hegemony of the medical model in their place of work and the conflicts that arise when they attempt to provide alternatives.
New research synthesizes insights from 45 studies to construct a conceptual framework relating different elements of recovery narratives to trauma-informed approaches to care.
New data interpreted to suggest a hierarchical, dimensional system of mental disorders will aid future research efforts and improve mental health care.
Debate ensues as scholars and policymakers discuss how to bring a rights-based approach to mental health policy.
According to Lifshitz and Thompson, mindfulness is best understood as “complex orchestration of cognitive skills embodied in a particular social context.”
Knowing the client’s history can help foster genuine empathic responding, a key component to child-centered play therapy.
A new study suggests proximity to green space as a child is linked to lower rates of mental health issues in adulthood.
Contemporary empirical research explores new ways to conceptualize and heal racial trauma through anticolonial and sociohistorical lenses.
The first ever population-level study of the brain-gut connection in humans finds evidence for a link between gut bacteria and mental health.
The Youth-Nominated Support Team intervention invites adolescents to select adults in their life to receive training on how to support them.
Researchers explore pathways of healing racial trauma in Latinx immigrant communities.
Meta-analysis of antidepressant tapering finds CBT and MBCT can aid in tapering, but limited studies met inclusion criteria.
Researchers evaluate the impact of a school-based prevention program on anxious and depressive symptoms.
Authors propose various pathways to the phenomena of voice-hearing in clinical and nonclinical populations.
A new study examines the effects of CBD as an adjunct therapy to antipsychotic medication for patients diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Review compares the effectiveness of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for improving physical health outcomes in people diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Interviews with peer providers indicate that they strategically use their personal illness and recovery story in order to assist others.
Critical participatory action research conducted on the higher education programs offered in prison leads to mobilized advocacy and shifts in public policy.
A new article suggests counselors and psychotherapists are dissatisfied with current diagnostic systems and outlines some potential alternatives.
I kept thinking, why was I the one to be labeled when my husband was doing all this unhealthy, violent stuff? I sought out doctors through health food stores and communities that didn’t believe in medications for a social and family problem. That way no controlling, pill-pushing medical doctor had authority over me.
Dr. Dainius Pūras argues that the status quo in mental health treatment is no longer acceptable and demands political action to promote human rights.