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?
Current trials suggest MDMA could used to treat psychiatric disorders as a prescription medicine by 2021. But there remain a number of unresolved patient / doctor issues to be considered.
Increasing the public's awareness of mental health issues rings hollow when vital services are crumbling.
Many people have criticized Donald Trump's mental health. More than two dozen psychiatrists weighed in from afar, and another has briefed members of Congress. Here's why that might not be good.
Recently announced changes to private health insurance reinforce the primacy of hospitals for mental health issues. This is despite many inquiries recommending better community mental-health care.
One person with a given diagnosis can be entirely different, symptomatically speaking, from another with the same diagnosis.
There are several problems with the recently released guidelines for diagnosing autism. But the fundamental issue is that we're striving for diagnosis first, and help later.
The symptoms of 'schizophrenia' are very real, but experts are looking for a better way to define them.
There's a fierce debate about whether it's ethical for mental health professionals to diagnose politicians they haven't personally examined.
Lay workers are being trained to help Zimbabwe manage mental issues in communities. So far it's proving successful.
The latest federal budget leaves mental health chronically underfunded, with inequitable access to services, and without a clear national strategy.
ECT is a highly effective treatment for severe depression and psychosis, so why does it still have a bad rap?