Stopping people from talking about their unwanted thoughts may have a terrible impact on them and on society.
Using smartphones and wearable devices to identify mental health symptoms and deliver psychotherapy will allow more people to access quality care, according to one psychiatrist.
Many elite female athletes show signs of eating disorders. Does Norway hold the solution to this problem?
Economists have used their monetary methodologies to work out how visiting a therapist affects labour income.
MDMA study sheds new light on social interaction.
To some extent, shell-shock still shapes our understanding of PTSD today.
Current rules about who meets the eligibility criteria for autism support services are patchy and inconsistent, meaning those with the greatest need don't necessarily have the greatest access.
Some viewers will object to the reality TV format of How 'Mad' Are You, but the show achieves its aim of breaking down stigma.
Bipolar disorder, autism, schizophrenia, borderline personality disorder – how useful are mental health labels?
Villanelle may be a psychopath, but she doesn't represent most psychopaths.
Some people can will themselves to death. Here are the five stages.
Fanon found in Algeria that what the colonial law courts considered a failure of integration by mental patients was in fact an elemental resistance to European rule.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.
Frantz Fanon recognised mental illness as a real experience and offered an understanding of it being influenced by society and culture.
Centuries from now, antidepressants may be seen as a barbaric treatment for treating children with depression.
Split personality, neurotic, hysterical ... these terms aren't used by mainstream psychologists.
Cognitive behavioural therapy has become a go to for clinicians treating symptoms of schizophrenia. Recent studies suggest that this is a mistake.
Theresa May has pledged to ban gay conversion therapy as part the government's new LGBT Action Plan.
Certain autoimmune disorders are linked to psychotic disorders, such as schizophrenia. But some appear to be protective.
Media portrayals don't help misconceptions about disorders such as bipolar, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. So what do these terms actually mean?