Tag: clinical research

Improving Mental Health Research through Community Participation

Clinical mental health research that includes community participation circumvents problems with traditional research.

International Research Team Proposes a New Taxonomy of Mental Disorders

New data interpreted to suggest a hierarchical, dimensional system of mental disorders will aid future research efforts and improve mental health care.

Defining Recovery

Yesterday, Dr. Daniel Fisher emailed and asked my thoughts with regard to ‚Äúrecovery‚ÄĚ. Even before I walked away from prescription-pad-only psychiatric¬†work,¬†others asked me about this. Other treatment providers, designated patients and¬†family members asked what I thought they could expect to happen next and what they should do to make things better. I told them that chemical interventions are not the only, or even¬†the essential, tool for recovery.