A new review of psychiatric nosology by Aftab and Ryznar highlights how diagnoses emerge from particular conceptual frameworks.
A new international study explores the connections between adolescent wellbeing, physical activity, and screen time.
A new meta-analysis of data from individuals at high risk for schizophrenia finds no evidence for the dopamine hypothesis.
Research finds less teacher intervention for bullying and greater psychological distress for LGBTQ+ students in conservative districts.
Research fails to show that screening primary care patients for depression leads to improvements in patient outcomes.
Young people worldwide experience negative emotions over climate change and their government’s refusal to take steps to address the crisis.
A new report responds to psychiatrists who are concerned that their field will be 'marginalized' within the new WHO QualityRights initiative.
New scholarship explores how eurocentric ideas inherent in western psychology reproduce colonialism and impact the Global South.
Prominent researcher suggests that the internet led to new mental disorders and exacerbated others without increasing their total prevalence.
“Patients expressed feeling unaccepted by society or uncomfortable in their own skin… A few indicated that they would rather be dead than have tardive dyskinesia.”
Long-term exposure to prolactin-increasing antipsychotics increases the odds of developing breast cancer.
Researchers bring attention to the threats posed by neuromarketing and digital phenotyping in psychiatric systems worldwide.
Researchers developed a rating scale to better assess service users’ experiences tapering antidepressant and/or antipsychotic medication.
Brain imaging studies show little benefit to increasing antidepressant doses and support hyperbolic tapering for discontinuation.
Researchers find that lack of pre-registration combined with selective data reporting bias the research literature on psychotherapy.
A new study finds that people with psychosis connect the onset of their symptoms with trauma in childhood and in treatment settings.
The editors of The Lancet highlight a shift in American psychiatry toward a more thorough appreciation of the social determinants approach.
In JAMA psychiatry, researchers outline new theories connecting antipsychotic use in people with schizophrenia and increased dementia risk.
International health researchers reflect on the role of traditional healing in addressing the global mental health treatment gap.
Researchers note that clinical trial sponsors and authors of trial commentaries often have financial associations.