MIA’s Justin Karter interviews humanistic-existential psychologist Kirk Schneider about how psychology can play a role in confronting the political, social, and climate crises facing humankind.
MIA's Ana Florence interviews recovery advocate Ro Speight about her journey from receiving Peer Support to working as a facilitator in Peer Partnered Open Dialogue.
A new study by Peter Groot and Jim van Os investigated whether tapering strips can help people stop using antidepressants.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews the well-known sociologist of medicine, Nikolas Rose, about the role psychiatry plays in shaping how we manage ourselves and our world.
A new review of strategies to support both patients and practitioners through the process of discontinuing antidepressants.
MIA's Gavin Crowell-Williamson interviews the neuropsychologist and novelist Jussi Valtonen about how novels can lead us to see the limits of our understanding.
MIA's Tim Beck interviews psychologist Ian Tucker about the relationships between digital technologies, emotion, and mental health.
Researchers studied whether antipsychotics could prevent transition to full psychosis and found that the drugs worsened outcomes.
A new study published in JAMA Psychiatry connects antipsychotics with damage to the brain in multiple areas.
MIA’s Justin Karter interviews psychiatrist Awais Aftab about how “conceptual competence” uses philosophy to transform psychiatry.
School Psychologist Scott Greenspan discusses how to promote exercise and mental wellbeing for adolescents stuck indoors during the pandemic.
MIA's Ana Florence interviews United Nations Special Rapporteur Dainius Pūras about his own journey as a psychiatrist and the future of rights-based approaches to mental health.
Trials of antidepressants for relapse prevention are confounded by withdrawal effects caused by the drugs.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews Sunil Bhatia about decolonizing psychology, confronting the field’s racist past, colonial foundations, and neoliberal present.
Neuropsychological assessments reveal the cognitive, occupational, and social impact of polypharmacy in psychiatry.
MIA's Micah Ingle interviews the anthropologist Ian Puppe on how the imposition of psychiatric treatments can lead to harmful iatrogenic effects with Indigenous peoples.
A new review of antipsychotic trials conducted over the last 24 years finds that the placebo response rate is steadily increasing, and drug response is decreasing.
New study finds that Medicaid enrolled youth were 14 times more likely to be on an antidepressant in 2014 than in 1987.
Researchers at Johns Hopkins test paroxetine on developing brain cells and discover numerous neurotoxic effects.
New research counters the long-held assumption that a longer duration of untreated psychosis is associated with worse outcomes.
Recent research implicates benzodiazepines as being involved in a high rate of emergency department visits in the US.
Researchers confirm that the suicide warning for antidepressants is justified by the evidence and that claims that the warning is harmful lack support.
A new survey exploring antipsychotic user experience finds that more than half of the participants report only negative experiences.
A new systematic review finds that patients report reduced symptoms but also loss of self and agency while taking antipsychotics.
Innovative research methods and interventions could address socioeconomic disparities in academic achievement.