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Researchers point to the risks of using antipsychotics with youth and caution against the practice.
Increased frequency of digital media use can increase symptoms of ADHD among adolescents, study finds.
People who reduced antipsychotic use by tapering were doing just as well after five years as those who continued using the drugs.
Lack of Efficacy for Current Physical Activity Interventions in Persons Diagnosed with Severe Mental Illness
Review finds a need for more rigorous research to increase physical activity in people diagnosed with a severe mental illness (SMI).
Researchers find that valproate decreases brain volume in a region associated with emotion processing across all participants.
To what extent are healthcare providers equipped to assess nuance in the experiences of pain among nonverbal children?
New research has found that a childhood ADHD diagnosis is not predictive of adult functioning in boys.
Researchers detect discrepancies between the language used to describe lived experiences of mental health and the language used in modern screening tools.
New research demonstrates the lasting effects of mindfulness training on stress and wellbeing among university students.
A new review highlights the effects that psychiatric diagnosis has on children and adolescents’ social relationships and views of self.
A new study finds that mental health apps promote a one-dimensional view of mental health.
Research investigates clinicians’ perspectives on best care practices and the complicated realities of providing care in the face of agency limitations and mechanized interventions.
Study of students without an ADHD diagnosis finds that stimulants (Adderall) have little impact on cognitive performance.
Three out of four users of the sedative, zolpidem (brand name Ambien), do not follow FDA recommendations to reduce risk.
A new study claims that quantitative research in psychology is “worryingly imprecise” and that generalizations may be flawed and misleading.
Researchers investigate the first-person experiences of people who disagreed with their psychiatric diagnosis of psychosis.
Researchers parse out factors within urbanicity that leads to risk for psychotic experiences.
Existential-humanistic psychologist, Kirk Schneider, suggests the cause of suffering and destruction is not “mental illness” but “the polarized mind.”
A new study suggests needing to appear perfect to others leads to mental health stigma and a higher risk of untreated psychological distress.
In a new special edition on extreme states, a contemplative psychotherapist maintains that extreme states represent opportunities for transformation and that recovery is always within reach.
Study finds that reduced cortical thickness and brain surface area associated with 'schizophrenia' may result from antipsychotic drug use.
Individualist psychological models of poverty pathologize poor communities, decolonial approaches that emphasize context and interdependence may be more sustainable.