An overreliance on medication as the first-line treatment for depression can lead some people to be labeled with treatment-resistant depression when there are other viable alternatives for relief.
So you want to start therapy for your anxiety, depression or other mental health issue. What type of therapist should you choose? Here’s a quick guide to get you started.
Patients who undergo transcranial magnetic stimulation say it’s painless, with few to no side effects. The treatment isn’t yet widely accessible, but for those who use it, the effects can be profound.
With its lovingly rendered characters and sharp aphoristic prose, Sweeney and the Bicycles is a study in radical self-absorption.
This rare procedure is offered by only a handful of centers in the US and around the world and should be used only when less invasive treatment options for OCD have been tried.
In a new study, a single infusion of the antidepressant – along with repeated exposure to positive imagery – significantly reduced symptoms in depressed patients in a clinical trial.
Four ways to help you focus on the future for a better life.
Psychotherapy is not one size fits all. From behavioral to gestalt therapies, which approach will work best for you depends on your needs and goals.
Our research investigates the connections among mental health, holistic well-being and relational virtues – ideas that many people think of as ethical or religious.
Some psychedelic drugs – paired with therapy – hold great potential for helping sufferers of PTSD, depression and other mental health disorders.
Some therapists are calling for a new way to understand human distress.
AI chatbots can provide mental health support for people who are isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic.
With most therapy sessions now online, a psychologist explores whether more self-disclosure by therapists – sharing more about their own lives – might help their patients.
In the time of the coronavirus, learning how to adapt to adversity belongs in your toolkit.
A mental health crisis has begun, as social isolation from the coronavirus and loss of jobs, income and loved ones have left people reeling. A transformation of care is badly needed.
Because of COVID-19, more and more therapists are turning to telehealth counseling and finding help. Could this be the wave of the future?
Don’t medicalize all anguish and existential despair, says a registered psychotherapist. Consider earlier traumas and 7 books about suffering and survival.
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 receptive 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.