Researchers explore how culturally responsive services can create greater equity in mental health care.
Prominent researchers in psychiatry urge the field to move away from a rigid biological focus toward social and psychological perspectives to meet the needs of today’s world.
Group-based MBSR and PCGT therapies effective as a complementary treatment for PTSD.
New article pushes for a shift from a psychiatry centered on brain circuitry toward an 'ecosocial' view of mind, brain, and culture.
A re-visioned approach to social psychiatry aims to understand the broad influence of social life on mental health.
New research explores the use of broad-based school-integrated resiliency and mindfulness interventions to prevent mental health concerns before they occur.
Loneliness was found to both predict and be reinforced by severe common mental disorders.
My blood work indicated a host of issues that had been lurking under the surface of my “psychiatric diagnoses” for years. I’d seen various mental health professionals and none had recommended these types of tests, or stopped to think about any underlying factors, aside from the well-known “serotonin myth.”
A coalition of 35 health organizations expressed serious concerns that the NICE guideline for adult depression may cause clinical harm—they demand “full and proper” revisions.
Can a renewed biopsychosocial approach, grounded in an updated philosophy, foster person-centered medicine, and psychiatry?
Clinicians play a key role in empowering adolescents and their parents to make decisions about their mental health treatment.
A new review finds preliminary evidence for yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
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.