Dance therapy is effective in treating depression, improving memory and neuroplasticity in older adults and improving executive function in those with Parkinson's disease.
Children are more attuned to the climate crisis than adults realise. We must listen to them.
Cognitive behavioural therapy for insomnia provided remission of insomnia in 80 to 90 per cent of adolescents in a research trial, and improved their overall concussion recovery.
Diving deeper into our relationship with the environment.
Ketamine and other psychedelics are being licensed for medical use – two experts advise how to minimise harm for users.
More than just home to artworks or historical artefacts, museums and galleries can help people reflect on their own health issues.
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.
Edgar Allen Poe, Sigmund Freud and cognitive scientists have all wrestled with the human tendency to behave in ways that are irrational and self-defeating.
Why psychoanalysis and children shouldn't mix.
Economists have used their monetary methodologies to work out how visiting a therapist affects labour income.
Therapy works. But success has little to do with your therapist’s experience, gender, graduate degree, or even the school of therapy they practise.
Today's students are at increasingly high risk for mental health diagnoses. Universities need to step up.
... and does it work?
People with the same condition can respond differently to the same treatment. This is why personalised treatment is so important in all fields of medicine, including psychology.
There's a fierce debate about whether it's ethical for mental health professionals to diagnose politicians they haven't personally examined.
Using creativity and artistic metaphor to tap unconscious memories helps release pent up trauma.
During the 1950s and 1960s, LSD was used more for psychotherapy than recreation. Between 1950 and 1965, many were treated with LSD for alcoholism, depression, schizophrenia, autism and homosexuality.
Body identity integrity disorder is a strange and very distressing condition. A shift towards treating it as a neuroscientific problem could be the key to a cure.
While it's important to increase the diagnosis of depression and find a treatment plan that suits the individual, simply writing more scripts for antidepressants isn't the answer.
Ketamine may be the latest recreational drug to find a new legal use.