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.
Scholars contend that stigma functions as a mechanism of power in analysis of UK Heads Together mental health campaign.
New research provides evidence that police killings of unarmed Black Americans impact the mental health of Black Americans.
Members of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Psychiatry Products division go on the defensive in a new article, responding to concerns about the agency’s approval of digital aripiprazole.
Coordinated care with employment support and family therapy leads to superior outcomes for those diagnosed with psychotic disorders.
Counter-messaging and a lack of critical analysis may lead doctors away from suggesting exercise for depression.
Researchers take action after study exposes enduring sexual dysfunction as a potential side effect of serotonin reuptake inhibiting antidepressants, 5α-reductase inhibitors, and isotretinoin.
Are philosophical misunderstandings behind the failure of neuroscience to provide useful clinical research?
A new special edition positions psychological science as offering valuable contributions to the study of contemporary racism.
The BMJ’s clinical editor takes issue with uncritical media coverage of antidepressant network meta-analysis, outlining reporting missteps.
A new study finds that stimulant prescribing rates to children continue to rise despite the well-established evidence documenting overdiagnosis of ADHD and overprescription of stimulants.
The US/Canadian Pharmaceutical Policy Reform Working Group proposes universal drug coverage and ambitious reforms to the pharmaceutical system.
A special issue explores the connection between poverty, mental health, and psychotherapy.
Review of pediatric antidepressant studies finds the vast majority are negative on primary outcomes and an increased risk for suicidality.
Dr. Johnathan Shedler recently published a paper critiquing how the term “evidence-based” is being used in the field of psychotherapy.
High job demands, low job control, and high job strain are associated with the development of a mental health issue at age 50.
From Medical Xpress: A group of 21 prominent physicians have released a comprehensive proposal to guarantee everyone access to safe, innovative, and affordable medication. The proposed reforms...
In this piece for Medscape, Jodi S. Cohen chronicles the research malpractice case of child psychiatrist Mani Pavuluri, who put vulnerable children at serious risk...
In this video, Dr. Elio Frattaroli describes how biological explanations for "treatment-resistant depression" often ignore the meaning and context of a patient's suffering. He...
The type of diagnostic assessment used in research settings, either fully structured or semi-structured interview, may affect which participants in receive a diagnosis of major depression.
From STAT: An unprecedented number of Americans have been diagnosed with a mental, behavioral, or emotional disorder. Does this represent an increase in psychological distress...
From The New York Times: Many medical centers, professional associations, and states have developed patients' bills of rights. It is time to develop a Financial Bill of...
Researchers argue for plurality and diversity among psychotherapy approaches and question the perceived superiority of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT).
From Democracy Now!: Joel Kovel, a well-known psychiatrist who was outspoken in his opposition to the corporate influence over medicine, died last week at the...