New evidence suggests that combining psychodynamic therapy principles improves skill-based therapies like CBT for the treatment of anxiety.
The COVID-19 pandemic poses challenges to research with marginalized communities and increases health disparities.
MIA's Ana Florence interviews United Nations Special Rapporteur Dainius Pūras about his own journey as a psychiatrist and the future of rights-based approaches to mental health.
Coercion in psychiatric care is perceived as permissible by authority figures when children are viewed as “incomplete human beings."
Researchers suggest that because most antidepressant “success” is due to the placebo effect, they may never find a way to predict outcomes.
A new pilot study tests Open Dialogue principles, hinging on active listening, in the development of assessment procedures in a London-based social work program.
Exploring the negative social factors allows for a nuanced understanding of both autism and mental health.
Trials of antidepressants for relapse prevention are confounded by withdrawal effects caused by the drugs.
MIA’s Ayurdhi Dhar interviews Sunil Bhatia about decolonizing psychology, confronting the field’s racist past, colonial foundations, and neoliberal present.
Neuropsychological assessments reveal the cognitive, occupational, and social impact of polypharmacy in psychiatry.
A new study suggests the use of mindfulness-based interventions during inpatient hospitalizations for psychosis reduces readmission rates.
Researchers explain that healthcare companies have not adopted artificial intelligence algorithms because they do not work well and fail to show results.
A new study offers an approach to ethics in medicine that attends to the humanity and the context and culture of the individual.
The latest study documenting the impact of the pharmaceutical industry on medical education courses finds biased drug promotion for binge eating disorder.
A study following over one thousand people across 45 years finds that nearly nine out of ten people meet the criteria for a mental illness at some point in their lives.
The mental health system continues to prioritize the “ideal client,” leading to worse treatment for ethnic minorities.
New research finds that investment in LGBTQ community programs and events is associated with decreased substance use among LGBTQ youth.
A new gene sequencing study finds no genetic variants to be significant predictors of schizophrenia.
In a new viewpoint article published in the top-tier medical journal JAMA, researchers urge the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to publicly release inspection reports.