Middle school students with critical consciousness of US politics and inequality exhibit more emotional distress and lower academic achievement.
Users of the substance ‘MDMA’ are reported to have higher emotional empathy than users of other drugs.
Yale study finds that training parents how to react to child behaviors is as effective at reducing anxiety as providing therapy to the child.
A study conducted on college-aged students finds strong correlations between biomedical characterizations of mental illness, pharmaceutical treatment, and social stigma.
Recent claims about antidepressant effectiveness have been based on misleading statements and misunderstandings of the science.
In the American Psychologist, researchers argue that the process of acculturation often involves racist ideologies, leading to racial trauma.
Despite burnout being officially recognized as a syndrome, research suggests it overlaps considerably with current understandings of depression.
A new article examines the implications of relative age on the ADHD diagnosis.
Researchers shed light on the limitations of mental health screening instruments for youth that are increasingly being used in schools and medical settings.
Recent report underscores troubling trends cutting across poverty, austerity reform, and mental health narratives in health care settings.
MIA's Gavin Crowell-Williamson interviews PharmedOut founder Dr. Adriane Fugh-Berman about Big Pharma's influence on medical education.
All genetic models combined still explain less than 3% of whether someone gets a schizophrenia diagnosis.
In an open letter to the World Psychiatric Association (WPA), users and survivors defend the UN CRPD and call for relinquishment of psychiatric power.
A new article explores Mahi a Atua, an affirming indigenous Māori healing practice which stands in contrast to the Western psychiatric methods typically promoted by the Movement for Global Mental Health.
The Open Dialogue psychiatric treatment approach is associated with reduced utilization of mental and general health services for Danish youth.
A new study suggests the way that marginalized youth view the mental health treatment they have received plays a role in the continuation of their care once they reach adulthood.
Researchers present evidence of a connection between the experience of traumatic brain injury in childhood and increased risk for suicide attempt in early adulthood.
A new review finds preliminary evidence for yoga and mindfulness-based interventions for youth diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).