CBT forwards a hyper-rational perspective of human suffering that complements a managerialist culture of efficiency and institutionalization in the Western world.
Authors propose various pathways to the phenomena of voice-hearing in clinical and nonclinical populations.
The researchers found that although antidepressants had a slight short-term effect on reducing the likelihood of depression diagnosis, there was no long-term improvement, nor any improvement in motor functioning.
A recent meta-analysis finds that the association between reported suicidal ideation and later suicide is low.
Review compares the effectiveness of pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for improving physical health outcomes in people diagnosed with schizophrenia.
Greater perceptions of discrimination during adolescence are linked to more depressive and internalizing symptoms.
New research points to numerous harmful effects of high-level lead exposure in childhood on adult mental health and personality characteristics.
“Converging lines of evidence now suggest that depression—a common comorbidity in the setting of chronic pain—may in some patients represent an unrecognized yet potentially reversible harm of opioid therapy.”
Interviews with peer providers indicate that they strategically use their personal illness and recovery story in order to assist others.
Researchers question the overstated results of a large antidepressant meta-analysis and point to cultural pressures to turn to these drugs for a quick fix.
A new study suggests digital media use among adolescents has a smaller negative effect on well-being than bullying or smoking marijuana.
John Ioannidis, a leading expert on research methods, takes a critical look at the way professional societies write treatment guidelines.
Critical participatory action research conducted on the higher education programs offered in prison leads to mobilized advocacy and shifts in public policy.
A new article suggests counselors and psychotherapists are dissatisfied with current diagnostic systems and outlines some potential alternatives.
Climate change-related extreme weather and increasing temperatures associated with higher rates of mental health challenges.
Dr. Dainius Pūras argues that the status quo in mental health treatment is no longer acceptable and demands political action to promote human rights.
A new study has found that of 10 people who were fully recovered from their first episode of schizophrenia (FES), those not taking antipsychotics did better in terms of cognitive, social, and role functioning—and reached full recovery more quickly.
While well intentioned, providers and volunteers can do more harm than good at the border. The Global Psychosocial Network issues guidelines on how to work for the benefit of migrants and refugees.
In an effort to reduce coercion, researchers isolate associated factors including age, relationship status, location, and diagnosis.
Researchers explore the effects of augmented treatment at various points in interpersonal psychotherapy for adolescents diagnosed with depression, highlighting previously unidentified critical decision points (i.e., relatively early in the treatment sequence).
Biologists found that exposure to antidepressants suppresses important survival behaviors in zebrafish, an effect that persisted across three generations and was found to be more severe for males.