Counseling clients in the UK who found CBT unhelpful were interviewed about their experiences.
A new study has found that antidepressants are ineffective for reducing suicide attempts. Researchers report that the risk of suicide is particularly high in the first month after starting an antidepressant.
New review of long-term depression data finds psychotherapy more effective over time whereas antidepressants decrease in effectiveness.
Psychiatrist outlines varying roles in Open Dialogue model, fostering service-user and family agency through meaningful conversations with a team of providers.
Peter Lehmann argues that administering psychiatric drugs in low-and-middle-income countries works at cross purposes with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Researchers critique the German S3 guidelines for depression promoting antidepressants.
The alternative treatment model of Soteria helps individuals suffering from schizophrenia without relying on medication or coercion.
A new study found that taking an antidepressant medication was associated with a heightened risk of suicide using violent means.
Effects of discontinuing SSRIs and SNRIs reported on an online forum indicate significant and long-lasting withdrawal symptoms.
: A new review finds evidence of spin and the misrepresentation of clinical trials with non-significant results.
Researchers from Hong Kong test mindfulness interventions for people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.
Researchers find improvements in stress-related outcomes among middle school students exposed to a school-based mindfulness training program.
Systematic review differentiates the qualities of effective therapists from those that are less effective and finds that successful therapists’ professional skills are connected to their personal lives.
A new study found that having been prescribed an antidepressant previously was associated with an increased risk of depressive relapse.
Psychoeducation that explains depression in biological terms increases prognostic pessimism, perceived stability of depression, and openness to psychiatric medication.
MIA’s Hannah Emerson interviews Comas-Díaz on the need for culturally competent care in a medicalized and individualistic society.
A new attempt to study the neurological effects of long-term exposure to antipsychotics uses healthy volunteers on minimal doses for 15 days.
The Superior Health Council of Belgium documents numerous problems with the evidence base in the manuals used to diagnose “mental illness” and cautions against their use.
New research highlights differences in levels of school connectedness among students diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disorders,
MIA’s Justin Karter interviews critical psychiatrist and philosopher Pat Bracken about the necessity of challenging received wisdom.
Study explores the emotional and embodied experience of individuals undergoing a first crisis in psychosis.
A new study, published in the JAMA Psychiatry, investigates the effect of stimulant ‘ADHD’ drugs on the brains of children and young adults. The...
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.
In the first systematic review of withdrawal problems that patients experience when trying to get off SSRI antidepressant medications, researchers found that withdrawing from SSRIs was comparable to trying to quit addictive benzodiazepines.
Insights from phenomenological philosophy can assist in understanding psychotherapy and psychopathology as ecological rather than individualistic.