The emerging field of digital psychiatry uses our online data to search for evidence of mental health issues in each of us.
Rather than an exclusively private “symptom of mental illness,” self-injury may be a form of deeply embodied and complex communication.
Data from the European Union suggests that countries with greater concern for social justice initiatives have happier and more satisfied citizens.
A new empirical review finds that mental health apps fail to protect user privacy, which can lead to exploitation and social consequences.
A new study explores the influence of teacher emotion regulation, life satisfaction, and burnout on student well-being.
Study finds that sexual minority individuals are more likely to be diagnosed with borderline personality disorder with conventional diagnostic methods.
Teletherapy has not yet been investigated by clinical research, leaving mental health professionals to operate in the dark.
MIA's Madison Natarajan interviews Natalie Campo about integrative psychiatry and holistic approaches to drug tapering and withdrawal.
A new study finds adverse long-term consequences associated with the increased use of antipsychotics in first-episode psychosis.
A “co-produced” educational course between psychiatry residents and service users may help reduce dehumanization in the field.
Following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, scholars of global mental health begin to reckon with racism in their field.
Mental health care recipients disproportionately bear the brunt of AI-enabled human rights infringements.
A new qualitative study explores the effects and implications of COVID-19 containment measures from the perspective of young people impacted.
Taking an SSRI antidepressant was associated with a 26% increased risk of violent crime conviction.
Efforts to improve screening of vocal biomarkers through technology may deepen rather than mitigate bias in psychiatric diagnosis.
Researchers explore the relationships between racial stress, critical consciousness, and social action and activism.
Psychodrama and theater of the oppressed can increase meaning in life and reduce internalized sexism for survivors of domestic violence.
Terror management theory sheds light on how subconscious death anxiety is driving political polarization and social unrest during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Studies that compare the effectiveness of different antidepressant drugs are unreliable, according to new research in BMC Psychiatry.
Researchers find that the spread of Western psychiatric interventions and local structural factors are driving the soaring rates of Bipolar Spectrum Disorder in Iran.
Prilleltensky argues that individualism and neoliberalism undermine the key components of a healthy society and worsen mental health.