Medically-induced harm—affecting tens of millions of people worldwide—has taken the field decades to take seriously.
If academic psychiatry is evidence-based, why did it take two decades to recognize SSRI withdrawal as widespread and chronic among patients?
Innovative research methods and interventions could address socioeconomic disparities in academic achievement.
A new study explores how mindfulness impacts self-compassion and meaning in life to increase mental health and wellbeing.
Current suicide assessment practices of the VA are reductive and do not allow for the individual’s narrative to be heard.
Stanford researcher writes that readers should check the effect size of results instead of looking at the p-value.
Training for conceptual competence in psychiatry provides a new way forward to address theoretical and philosophical issues in mental health research and practice.
Researcher criticizes the many ways opposing viewpoints and dissenting voices are squashed in the field of medicine.
A bottom-up approach to understanding the history of asylums allows us to learn from past successes and failures in the mental health system.
School discipline that punishes minor misbehavior may increase adolescents’ misconduct and lead to racial inequalities in school discipline.
The results of five large-scale clinical trials of antidepressants have never been made accessible to the public, a data set compiled by an international team of researchers shows. Their discovery highlights the incompleteness of available data on the safety and efficacy of antidepressant drugs.
Transgender children show strong identification and preferences stereotypically associated with their current gender identities, not their sex assigned at birth.
Researchers suggest that the pharmaceutical industry had a vested interest in using the term “discontinuation” in order to hide the severity of physical dependence and withdrawal reactions many people experience from antidepressants.
Psychiatrist Mohammed Abouelleil Rashed explores a way forward for psychiatry in responding to the Mad activism of service users.
Study in Brazil demonstrates how the exploration of contextual determinants of distress in mental health care can inform therapeutic change.
MIA’s Gavin Crowell-Williamson interviews psychologist Rosie Phillips Davis about her presidential initiative to address deep poverty.
Structural competency is put forth as a framework that addresses social and structural determinants in global mental health.
Psychology can only deal with racial health disparities effectively by incorporating critical race theory and intervening at a structural level.
A new study finds that clinicians’ disregard for mental health patients’ insight into their own condition may be detrimental to treatment.
A new study associates the presence of meaning in life with well-being and cognitive functioning in an adult population.
Svetlana Sholokhova suggests that incorporating “phenomenological psychology” could open up possibilities for radical transformation within the field of psychiatry.
A new meta-analysis highlights a positive relationship between student emotional intelligence and academic achievement.
MIA’s Micah Ingle interviews Mary Watkins about reorienting psychology toward liberation and social justice.
Jay Amsterdam, who first blew the whistle on corrupt research practices in a study conducted by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) eight years ago, has now submitted...
In a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Psychology, researchers tested how well “ontological insecurity” predicted psychotic-like experiences (PLEs). They found that...