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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.
Highly anxious men may be at greater risk for developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes

Highly anxious men may be at greater risk for developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes

Researchers compare two psychotherapies used for treating veterans with PTSD

Researchers compare two psychotherapies used for treating veterans with PTSD

Chatbot helped improve the health of patients whose joint replacement surgeries got delayed by COVID-19

Chatbot helped improve the health of patients whose joint replacement surgeries got delayed by COVID-19

'Presence' of a virtual person can reduce anxiety in women

'Presence' of a virtual person can reduce anxiety in women

Greater psychological distress linked with higher SARS-CoV-2 infection risk

Greater psychological distress linked with higher SARS-CoV-2 infection risk

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Study offers new evidence on how childhood immunometabolic risk factors may lead to depression, psychosis

Ketamine plus psychological therapy can help people stay off alcohol for longer time

Ketamine plus psychological therapy can help people stay off alcohol for longer time

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

Cannabinoid medicines have enormous therapeutic potential but reliable studies still lacking

New stroke treatment imitates the survival strategy of C. elegans

New stroke treatment imitates the survival strategy of C. elegans

Study may lead to more personalized clinical practices and trainings for psychotherapists

Study may lead to more personalized clinical practices and trainings for psychotherapists

Treating depression with an app

Treating depression with an app

Study highlights major role of polysubstance use in drug overdose risk

Study highlights major role of polysubstance use in drug overdose risk

Study reviews various diagnostic models of psychosis

Study reviews various diagnostic models of psychosis

Johns Hopkins Medicine awarded NIH grant to explore the impacts of psilocybin on tobacco addiction

Johns Hopkins Medicine awarded NIH grant to explore the impacts of psilocybin on tobacco addiction

Researchers discover molecules in the blood that can indicate impending dementia

Researchers discover molecules in the blood that can indicate impending dementia

Video game with biofeedback trains kids to stay calm during stressful or frustrating situations

Video game with biofeedback trains kids to stay calm during stressful or frustrating situations

Manualized equine-assisted therapy shows promise for treating veterans with PTSD

Manualized equine-assisted therapy shows promise for treating veterans with PTSD

Study uses novel technology to map the brain circuitry of spirituality

Study uses novel technology to map the brain circuitry of spirituality

How a hospital and a school district teamed up to help kids in emotional crisis

How a hospital and a school district teamed up to help kids in emotional crisis

Study finds cognitive safety of ketamine and esketamine for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Study finds cognitive safety of ketamine and esketamine for patients with treatment-resistant depression