A new study finds that clinicians’ disregard for mental health patients’ insight into their own condition may be detrimental to treatment.
Svetlana Sholokhova suggests that incorporating “phenomenological psychology” could open up possibilities for radical transformation within the field of psychiatry.
Psychology can only deal with racial health disparities effectively by incorporating critical race theory and intervening at a structural level.
MIA’s Gavin Crowell-Williamson interviews psychologist Rosie Phillips Davis about her presidential initiative to address deep poverty.
An anthropological look at the Global Mental Health (GMH) movement suggests several ethical problems and contradictions in its mission.
A new study associates the presence of meaning in life with well-being and cognitive functioning in an adult population.
Ayahuasca found to be effective in treating moderate to severe depression in low-income population.
In a new study, researchers found no evidence of antidepressant group variance, which means that there's no particular group of patients who improve more than others on the drug.
In-depth interviews find that those who screened positive for depression did not explain their experience in terms of diagnostic symptoms.
Psychiatrist Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed explores a way forward for psychiatry in responding to the Mad activism of service users.
Structural competency is put forth as a framework that addresses social and structural determinants in global mental health.
MIA’s Micah Ingle interviews Mary Watkins about reorienting psychology toward liberation and social justice.
In a new study published in JAMA Psychiatry, researchers investigated whether they could use EEG (electroencephalograph) technology to predict whether people would feel better...
An issue of Lancet Psychiatry is devoted to clarifying the lack of efficacy for Zoloft (sertraline).
Study in Brazil demonstrates how the exploration of contextual determinants of distress in mental health care can inform therapeutic change.
A new meta-analysis highlights a positive relationship between student emotional intelligence and academic achievement.
Counseling clients in the UK who found CBT unhelpful were interviewed about their experiences.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews Joseph Gone about how a history of dispossession, conquest, and colonization shapes mental health outcomes in Native American communities.
A new analysis, published in Lancet Neurology, demonstrates how Biogen is spinning results from two failed trials for a new Alzheimer's drug.
A new international study reveals how healthcare providers treat patient’s pain may depend on that patient’s socioeconomic status.
Peer-Support Groups Were Right, Guidelines Were Wrong: Dr. Mark Horowitz on Tapering Off Antidepressants
In an interview with MIA, Dr. Horowitz discusses his recent article on why tapering off antidepressants can take months or even years.
A new article reviews studies in the field of nutritional psychiatry and how nutrition can prevent and treat mental health issues.
Results from a 30-year prospective study demonstrated worse outcomes for people who took antidepressants, even after controlling for gender, education level, marriage, baseline severity, other affective disorders, suicidality, and family history of depression.
A new special issue brings together articles exploring the harmful effects of simultaneous multiple medication use.
Jay Amsterdam, who first blew the whistle on corrupt research practices in a study conducted by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) eight years ago, has now submitted...