Middle school students with critical consciousness of US politics and inequality exhibit more emotional distress and lower academic achievement.
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.
In an open letter to the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), users and survivors defend the UN CRPD and call for relinquishment of psychiatric power.
Psychiatrists argue that current practice fails to account for the interaction of biological, psychosocial and iatrogenic factors.
A new article explores Mahi a Atua, an affirming indigenous Māori healing practice which stands in contrast to the Western psychiatric methods typically promoted by the Movement for Global Mental Health.
The Open Dialogue psychiatric treatment approach is associated with reduced utilization of mental and general health services for Danish youth.
In a short editorial in the scientific journal Brain, neuroscientists Marco Catani and Paolo Mazzarello argued that Da Vinci had ADHD.
A new study suggests the way that marginalized youth view the mental health treatment they have received plays a role in the continuation of their care once they reach adulthood.
Researchers present evidence of a connection between the experience of traumatic brain injury in childhood and increased risk for suicide attempt in early adulthood.
Ethnographic research sheds light on extensive psychopharmaceutical use by soldiers in post 9/11 U.S. wars.
A new review finds preliminary evidence for yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).
Founding member of the Critical Psychiatry Network (CPN), psychiatrist Duncan B. Double, reviews the past 20 years of the Critical Psychiatry Network in an editorial published in the British Journal of Psychiatry.