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Psychotherapy is “talk” therapy. It involves talking with a mental health professional to treat a mental illness. Psychotherapy can occur one-on-one or in a group. Research shows that support from family and friends can be an important part of therapy.
FAU receives initial accreditation for residency program in psychiatry

FAU receives initial accreditation for residency program in psychiatry

Virtual reality can be powerful tool for mental health treatment, research suggests

Virtual reality can be powerful tool for mental health treatment, research suggests

Study findings provide insights into pharmacophobia

Study findings provide insights into pharmacophobia

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

Bielefeld University launches five new medical research projects

Bielefeld University launches five new medical research projects

Study reveals potential new approach to treat posttraumatic stress disorder

Study reveals potential new approach to treat posttraumatic stress disorder

New therapy proves effective in reducing symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

New therapy proves effective in reducing symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

MRI brain scans may help clinicians decide between CBT and drug treatment for depression

MRI brain scans may help clinicians decide between CBT and drug treatment for depression

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions

Chronic exposure to childhood bullying may have lifelong health effects

Chronic exposure to childhood bullying may have lifelong health effects

Scientists find evidence for gene that may be linked to social phobia

Scientists find evidence for gene that may be linked to social phobia

Asking three questions could help identify most appropriate treatment for depression, study suggests

Asking three questions could help identify most appropriate treatment for depression, study suggests

Experts outline new methodologies that may lead to individualized patient care

Experts outline new methodologies that may lead to individualized patient care

Researchers provide new data and prospects for links between gut microbiota and depression

Researchers provide new data and prospects for links between gut microbiota and depression

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

Study finds sharp rise in number of older Americans taking multiple brain-affecting drugs

New research focuses on side effects of internet-based therapy

New research focuses on side effects of internet-based therapy

Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder

Psychotherapy normalizes brain changes linked to social anxiety disorder

Psychosomatic research findings may provide insights into unexplained and difficult to treat disorders

Psychosomatic research findings may provide insights into unexplained and difficult to treat disorders

Interventions that change the brain may promote resilience and improved mental health

Interventions that change the brain may promote resilience and improved mental health