Qualitative study examines patterns in teacher attitudes and knowledge related to medication of students for ADHD-type behaviors.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews Diana Kopua about the Mahi a Atua approach, the global mental health movement, and the importance of language and narratives in how we understand our world and ease our suffering.
An analysis of last year’s positive finding in The Lancet about antidepressant efficacy shows errors, obfuscations, and misrepresentations.
Throughout the past two decades, studies have warned of increased suicide rates in those taking antidepressants, especially in children and adolescents. Researchers also documented...
New research explores the impact of exposure to traffic-related air pollution on levels of anxious and depressive symptoms in childhood.
A new study, published in the journal Psychosis: Psychological, Social and Integrative Approaches, explores ways that metaphor operates in the lived-experiences of individuals who...
MIA's Zenobia Morrill interviews Lucy Johnstone about the reaction to the Power Threat Meaning Framework, her life influences, and her hopes for the future.
People who take anticholinergic drugs, such as antidepressants and antipsychotics, are at a 50% higher risk of dementia.
UN official writes that States should focus instead on resolving social inequality and injustice as determinants of health and human rights.
People diagnosed with mental disorders face systemic barriers to exercising their right to vote.
An understanding of the importance of social risk factors in mental health outcomes has professionals calling for better models and integrated treatments.
Users of the substance ‘MDMA’ are reported to have higher emotional empathy than users of other drugs.
New study finds that people who felt they were coerced into being hospitalized were more likely to attempt suicide later.
Yale study finds that training parents how to react to child behaviors is as effective at reducing anxiety as providing therapy to the child.
A study conducted on college-aged students finds strong correlations between biomedical characterizations of mental illness, pharmaceutical treatment, and social stigma.
New qualitative study seeks to examine the implementation of the Open Dialogue approach in the UK.
Recent claims about antidepressant effectiveness have been based on misleading statements and misunderstandings of the science.
In the American Psychologist, researchers argue that the process of acculturation often involves racist ideologies, leading to racial trauma.
Politics play an important role in the therapeutic relationship and political disclosure now common for psychotherapists.
Despite burnout being officially recognized as a syndrome, research suggests it overlaps considerably with current understandings of depression.
A new article examines the implications of relative age on the ADHD diagnosis.
A recent paper, by Dr. Eric Greene, builds upon critiques of the biomedical model and illustrates how the mental health industrial complex overmedicates, stigmatizes,...
Researchers shed light on the limitations of mental health screening instruments for youth that are increasingly being used in schools and medical settings.
Recent report underscores troubling trends cutting across poverty, austerity reform, and mental health narratives in health care settings.
MIA's Gavin Crowell-Williamson interviews PharmedOut founder Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman about Big Pharma's influence on medical education.