Researchers found that in the US, stigma around depression may be decreasing, while stigma around psychosis and substance use disorder may be increasing.
Researchers claim to have found biomarkers that differentiate those who died by suicide from those who died from other causes. Does their data support such a finding?
A recent paper argues that psychoanalysis can aid left-wing political struggles as “preparatory work for revolution.”
Unacknowledged cultural differences lead to patient ambivalence and mistrust in the therapeutic relationship.
A new study finds risks of pre-term birth, low birth weight, and postnatal adaptation syndrome were increased by SSRI use during pregnancy.
How talk of “resilience” and “trauma” forces neoliberal narratives onto Global South communities.
Researchers find that European payment reporting policies may be hiding conflicts of interest with the pharmaceutical industry.
The Minnesota Study of Twins Reared Apart informs our current nature vs. nurture debate on intelligence, but the results are now in question.
The American Psychological Association issues new guidelines for therapy with low-income people who face economic marginalization.
A new study reveals many benzodiazepine users are misinformed about the risks of withdrawal and experience devastating consequences.
A new study explores meaningfulness as a protective factor and crisis of meaning as worsening mental distress during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prominent researchers and leaders in early psychosis provide suggestions for the future of youth mental health services.
Psychiatrist Joanna Moncrieff argues that we should abandon the medical model and focus instead on how the mental health system relates to capitalism.
With the chemical imbalance theory falling out of fashion, researchers examine the claim that psychiatry never truly endorsed it.
A new study found that taking antidepressants did not improve quality of life.
A new article examines progress related to increased inclusion of principles from Humanistic Psychology in mental health outcome measures.
The report identifies direct and indirect methods to reduce, prevent, and eliminate coercive practices in mental health treatment.
According to patient reports, SSRI antidepressants most frequently lead to the subjective experience of emotional blunting.
Researchers point out how the field of psychology often manipulates studies to support theories rather than revising theories in light of new results.