Drawing on experiences treating HIV, researchers propose solutions for mitigating COVID-19 stigma.
Researchers warn that an initiative to standardize mental health measures may have unintended negative consequences.
A review of smartphone use in mental health care reveals a range of concerns ranging from over-optimism to a lack of ethical oversight.
In response to criticism of COVID-19 position paper, Lancet Psychiatry editors promise a new approach to global mental health.
A new study finds that biological explanations for depression, including the disproven “chemical imbalance” theory, lead to poor expectations of improvement and more depressive symptoms after treatment.
Experts on MRI brain scan technology chastise psychiatry and neuroscience journals for allowing unsubstantiated statements about MRI findings.
The unique challenges of studying psychedelic-assisted research may be better understood by examining the social conditions of learning that account for effectiveness across psychological treatments.
Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) was found to be effective for treating major depression, bipolar disorder, and so-called treatment-resistant affective disorders.
MIA's Gavin Crowell-Williamson interviews the neuropsychologist and novelist Jussi Valtonen about how novels can lead us to see the limits of our understanding.
Despite a lack of evidence for genetic causes of mental health issues, researchers told people that pathological genes caused their distress.
Medical anthropologist explores how the human genome responds to environmental changes and how climate change impacts mental health.
Research on pharma funding in Sweden shows comparatively less funding for mental health groups than in the US.
A critical educational training targets mental health professional's beliefs about the overprescription of psychiatric drugs in foster care.
Mental health apps are rarely evidence-based, according to a new study published in JNCN in Advance.
UN representative Dainius Pūras argues that it is time to shift to a human rights-based approach to mental health.
New strategies for tapering psychiatric drugs achieved by acknowledging withdrawal symptoms and valuing service-users’ first-hand knowledge.
The full implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities requires a model created by those with first-hand knowledge of madness and distress.
A recent meta-analysis finds strong evidence that yoga reduces depressive symptoms in people diagnosed with a wide range of ‘mental disorders.’
MIA's Tim Beck interviews psychologist Ian Tucker about the relationships between digital technologies, emotion, and mental health.
Researchers studied whether antipsychotics could prevent transition to full psychosis and found that the drugs worsened outcomes.
Medical anthropologist explores the tendency to “make patients” through diagnosis when attempting to do humanitarian psychiatry.
Over 150 psychiatrists have signed a letter urging the Royal Collge of Psychiatrists to address institutional racism and colonialism.