An anthropological look at the Global Mental Health (GMH) movement suggests several ethical problems and contradictions in its mission.
A network analysis of participants’ social media use and well-being reveals complex links with social capital but a minimal association with attentional control.
Ayahuasca found to be effective in treating moderate to severe depression in low-income population.
A new international study reveals how healthcare providers treat patient’s pain may depend on that patient’s socioeconomic status.
An issue of Lancet Psychiatry is devoted to clarifying the lack of efficacy for Zoloft (sertraline).
Ghostwriting, which is prominent in the psychiatry literature, is a scam in which pharmaceutical companies use an academic sleight of hand to stump the naïve reader. It is time for editors of the major medical journals to use the same standards of authorship found in the humanities and social sciences.
New meta-scientific review questions the evidence for the gold standard psychotherapies and empirically supported treatments.
A new article reviews studies in the field of nutritional psychiatry and how nutrition can prevent and treat mental health issues.
New research contends that ketamine can reduce problematic alcohol use but does the data support the claims?
Researchers argue that blaming climate change inaction on psychological barriers ignores the effects of neoliberal capitalism and social structures.
Psychotherapy is dominated by contradicting schools of thought, exhibits a gap between research and practice, and repackages old ideas rather than finding clinical consensus.
Experts across the globe point to the harms of drug companies’ influence on research, practice, and education in healthcare noting that it compromises patient care.
Researchers critically examine the underlying assumptions and implications of a new WHO mental health technology designed to streamline psychiatric assessment internationally.
A new study identifies significant links between food insecurity and sleep, anxiety, depression, and compromised wellbeing among young people in the United States
Current standards for clinical trials rely on statistical methods that allow for ineffective treatments to gain approval.
A new special issue brings together articles exploring the harmful effects of simultaneous multiple medication use.
A new scale has been developed and validated to examine beliefs held by mental health professionals towards service users’ rights.
The use of machine learning algorithms (known as artificial intelligence) in the medical field raises a slew of ethical concerns.
Young women’s narratives indicate ways antidepressants have shaped their sense of self.
A closer look at a new study reporting that the supplement D-cycloserine improved anxiety when used with exposure therapy.
New study links involuntary hospitalization with psychotic diagnosis, previous involuntary hospitalization, and economic deprivation.
Researchers investigate trends in opioid use, prescriptions, misuse, and access reported by adolescents and young adults.
A new article explores how psychiatric diagnoses are differentially applied to people of different racial and class backgrounds.
A new study systematically explores critical reactions to the DSM-5 and identifies unifying themes.
A new study reports that the supplement EPA improved ADHD symptoms but a closer look calls these results into question.