Findings point to the role of withdrawal symptoms and prescriber practices in long-term antidepressant use.
A systematic review of the limited research available on the long-term effects of antipsychotics finds fewer symptoms in those off of the drugs.
Researchers offer a critical take on the inclusion of the Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder in the DSM-V.
A new article in BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine addresses common misinterpretations of the efficacy research on antidepressants.
China Mills raises concerns that global mental health movements obscure social determinants of health and naturalize Western mental health concepts.
A new review in BMJ investigates overdiagnosis in primary care settings, where the majority of mental health care is provided in the U.S.
Alterations in gray matter and white matter development found in infants of mothers taking SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy.
Researchers report the cumulative effects of major biases on the apparent efficacy of antidepressant and psychotherapy treatments.
Medical sociologist David Pilgrim argues that mental health care is neither effective nor “kindly,” as it often relies on flawed research and ineffective treatments.
Researchers point to the risks of using antipsychotics with youth and caution against the practice.
Increased frequency of digital media use can increase symptoms of ADHD among adolescents, study finds.
Researchers find that nearly half of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) patients experience treatment side effects.
Researchers find that valproate decreases brain volume in a region associated with emotion processing across all participants.
New research has found that a childhood ADHD diagnosis is not predictive of adult functioning in boys.
New intervention shows promise in reducing over-prescription of off-label antipsychotics in older adults.
Researchers detect discrepancies between the language used to describe lived experiences of mental health and the language used in modern screening tools.
A new review highlights the effects that psychiatric diagnosis has on children and adolescents’ social relationships and views of self.
A new study finds that mental health apps promote a one-dimensional view of mental health.
Research investigates clinicians’ perspectives on best care practices and the complicated realities of providing care in the face of agency limitations and mechanized interventions.
Three out of four users of the sedative, zolpidem (brand name Ambien), do not follow FDA recommendations to reduce risk.
A new study claims that quantitative research in psychology is “worryingly imprecise” and that generalizations may be flawed and misleading.
Researchers investigate the first-person experiences of people who disagreed with their psychiatric diagnosis of psychosis.
Researchers parse out factors within urbanicity that leads to risk for psychotic experiences.
New research identifies poor long-term outcomes for both CBT and medications for treating anxiety disorders in childhood.
Study details Medicaid-insured birth cohort’s exposure to psychiatric medications and mental health services.