A letter just published in JAMA Psychiatry suggests that “precision psychiatry” is not the paradigm shift it’s purported to be by the psychiatric establishment.
Researchers explore neoliberal influences on interactions in psychotherapy and question whether the radical potential of psychotherapy can counter prevailing social systems.
Journal releases a compilation of articles detailing how zero-tolerance policy may impact mental health.
Psychiatrist and psychologist outline pharmacological and psychotherapeutic strategies for discontinuing antidepressants.
New review ties increased screen time to increasing anxiety and depression among young adults throughout the United States.
A new study demonstrates how the choice of statistical techniques when examining data plays a large role in scientific outcomes.
A discourse analysis conducted by sociologists finds problematic assumptions and practices in the field of neurocriminology.
Many individuals diagnosed with eating disorders describe and internal ‘voice,’ which may be linked to experiences of childhood trauma and dissociation.
A new study explores the interplay between social stress and quality of life for individuals self-identified with high-functioning autism.
A new study in Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience has found that the smell of lavender extract has an anxiolytic effect.
Trauma-informed approaches have the potential to promote recovery but must involve survivors and service-users to prevent the experience of retraumatization within psychiatric and mental health services.
A recent review suggests that depression guidelines do not incorporate evidence for exercise within a stepped-care approach and may be over-reliant on pharmacological treatments.
Researchers investigate the impact of immigration policies on the mental health of arriving Mexican and Central American immigrants.
A new study examines the association of mindfulness and stigma resistance among individuals with a psychiatric diagnosis.
A recent Cochrane review has found that serious adverse events occur for about 1% of children and adolescents treated with Ritalin.
A new report on pediatric bipolar critically examines the current evidence base and calls for more research before the diagnosis is used.
Mixed-Methods study explores the experiences of antipsychotic discontinuation among service users.
Researchers explore how family interventions for psychosis might be adapted to China’s emerging integrated mental health care landscape.
Researchers examine the transformation of work, life, and identity in India as a result of Western corporate and psychological culture.
A new study, published in Psychological Medicine, found evidence for a specific type of publication bias distorting the evidence about antidepressant efficacy.
Can current guidelines for sleep, exercise, and screen time in childhood be linked to positive cognitive outcomes?
Direct access to care in safe locations is key in reducing healthcare costs and increasing quality of life for homeless populations.
New research suggests that clinicians should exercise caution prescribing SNRIs as first-line treatment for mood and anxiety disorders.
A new study examines the preventative effects of school-based mental health care when delivered by school personnel.
A new analysis of antipsychotic treatment of schizophrenia (published in Schizophrenia Bulletin) has found that two-thirds of patients treated this way do not experience symptom remission.