A new study has found that antidepressants are ineffective for reducing suicide attempts. Researchers report that the risk of suicide is particularly high in the first month after starting an antidepressant.
New review of long-term depression data finds psychotherapy more effective over time whereas antidepressants decrease in effectiveness.
Peter Lehmann argues that administering psychiatric drugs in low-and-middle-income countries works at cross purposes with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Psychiatrist outlines varying roles in Open Dialogue model, fostering service-user and family agency through meaningful conversations with a team of providers.
The alternative treatment model of Soteria helps individuals suffering from schizophrenia without relying on medication or coercion.
Researchers critique the German S3 guidelines for depression promoting antidepressants.
New research highlights differences in levels of school connectedness among students diagnosed with emotional and behavioral disorders,
The Superior Health Council of Belgium documents numerous problems with the evidence base in the manuals used to diagnose “mental illness” and cautions against their use.
Counseling clients in the UK who found CBT unhelpful were interviewed about their experiences.
Systematic review differentiates the qualities of effective therapists from those that are less effective and finds that successful therapists’ professional skills are connected to their personal lives.
A new attempt to study the neurological effects of long-term exposure to antipsychotics uses healthy volunteers on minimal doses for 15 days.
Researchers find improvements in stress-related outcomes among middle school students exposed to a school-based mindfulness training program.
Psychoeducation that explains depression in biological terms increases prognostic pessimism, perceived stability of depression, and openness to psychiatric medication.
Insights from phenomenological philosophy can assist in understanding psychotherapy and psychopathology as ecological rather than individualistic.
Bullying leads to a feeling that people plan to harm you, which can be misconstrued as “paranoia” and considered a “psychotic symptom.”
Researchers from Hong Kong test mindfulness interventions for people diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.
New study examines the experiences of people utilizing an exercise program following a first-episode psychosis.
: A new review finds evidence of spin and the misrepresentation of clinical trials with non-significant results.
A new study found that having been prescribed an antidepressant previously was associated with an increased risk of depressive relapse.
Researchers review nine previously studied psychosocial approaches and call for more high-quality trials treating schizophrenia with minimal to no antipsychotics.
Critical disability studies and decolonial analyses take on structural oppression and challenge concepts of normality, mental health, and ability.
A recently published article illustrates how the concept of neuroplasticity has been used to explain social inequalities, like poverty, by linking them to biomarkers in the brain.
MIA’s Hannah Emerson interviews Comas-Díaz on the need for culturally competent care in a medicalized and individualistic society.
A new study debunks the theory that depression is associated with brain asymmetry.
First-of-its-kind study explores patient perspectives surrounding five major psychiatric diagnoses to inform revisions to clinical guidelines.