Helena Hansen advocates for integrating U.S. structural competency with Latin American social medicine to reshape mental healthcare into a vehicle for social change and justice.
A new study highlights the benefits of a partial watchful waiting approach as a first-line treatment to non-suicidal depressive symptoms.
New research finds the negative drug effects most commonly associated with initiating antidepressant discontinuation are anxiety, suicidal thoughts, vomiting, and rashes.
New meta-analysis reveals that exercise beats antidepressants and CBT for depression.
Nursing scholars explore the crisis in psychiatry's approach to psychosis and highlights the potential for mental health nurses to drive scientific revolution.
Janis H. Jenkins uncovers the cultural dynamics shaping perceptions of mental health treatments, challenging the oversimplified concept of a "chemical imbalance" in psychiatric discourse.
Research sheds light on the impact of antidepressants on sexual dysfunction, emphasizing the need for patient-physician communication.
A new study from Brazil challenges conventional mental health practices, advocating for socially sensitive therapy to empower individuals and address systemic inequities.
A new study unveils the hidden ethical challenges in the burgeoning world of consumer mental health apps, questioning their efficacy and privacy measures.
A new article sheds light on the crucial intersection of critical psychology and the neurodiversity movement, advocating for the inclusion of autistic voices in mainstream psychology.
Research finds that the 'eating disorder voice' decreases in severity, malevolence and omnipotence through treatment.
New study finds psychotherapy alone to be the best first-line intervention option to mitigate the risk of suicide attempts and other serious psychiatric adverse events.
A new cross-national study questions the effectiveness of antidepressants, highlighting the crucial role of social and economic factors in addressing global mental health challenges.
Analysis of introductory psychology textbooks reveals the construction of harmful discourses for people diagnosed with schizophrenia.
A new review finds a lack of available guidance on how to effectively monitor adverse effects of antipsychotic drug clozapine.
Clinician biases in psychiatric assessments lead to different treatment recommendations for people with identical symptoms.
Hospitalization did not reduce a person’s risk of fatal or nonfatal suicide attempts in the next year.
A comprehensive study disrupts the 'therapy wars,' demonstrating that psychodynamic and cognitive-behavioral therapies offer similar outcomes in depression treatment.
Researchers develop a scale to measure trauma from sexism, racism, and cisheterosexism, revealing significant links to posttraumatic stress and challenging the DSM's limited view on trauma.
An eye-opening study indicates that Black Americans with mental health symptoms are more likely to face arrest than White Americans, suggesting systemic racism in criminal justice responses.
New study reveals 33.2% of therapy patients experience side effects, including strained family relations and symptom deterioration.