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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.
FDA approves marketing of brainsway deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system for OCD

FDA approves marketing of brainsway deep transcranial magnetic stimulation system for OCD

Psychedelics may one day be used to treat mental health disorders

Psychedelics may one day be used to treat mental health disorders

Study: Stricter firearm legislation associated with reduced murder and suicide rates

Study: Stricter firearm legislation associated with reduced murder and suicide rates

Virtual reality could offer psychotherapy for fear of heights, study shows

Virtual reality could offer psychotherapy for fear of heights, study shows

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Depression and anxiety in heart failure patients linked to adverse outcomes

Mindfulness-based approach could improve treatment for people with tinnitus

Mindfulness-based approach could improve treatment for people with tinnitus

Fitness may be vital to depression patient’s good health

Fitness may be vital to depression patient’s good health

Antidepressant use in people with COPD linked to increased risk of death and hospitalization

Antidepressant use in people with COPD linked to increased risk of death and hospitalization

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy can reduce depression rates in children

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy can reduce depression rates in children

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Kate Spade’s death ignites concern about rising suicide rate

Kate Spade’s death ignites concern about rising suicide rate

Depression symptoms can get worse without proper treatment

Depression symptoms can get worse without proper treatment

Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults

Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

National trial shows how high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health

National trial shows how high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health

Depression and anxiety strongly linked with autoimmune thyroiditis, shows study

Depression and anxiety strongly linked with autoimmune thyroiditis, shows study

First, marijuana. Are magic mushrooms next?

First, marijuana. Are magic mushrooms next?

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

ECT is more cost-effective for treating depression than other treatment strategies, shows study

ECT is more cost-effective for treating depression than other treatment strategies, shows study

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.