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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.
King's researchers receive £1.25 million to investigate fatal eating disorder

King's researchers receive £1.25 million to investigate fatal eating disorder

Therapists should regularly assess depression symptoms and augment treatment for insufficient responders

Therapists should regularly assess depression symptoms and augment treatment for insufficient responders

Special intervention could help alleviate flashbacks in people with PTSD

Special intervention could help alleviate flashbacks in people with PTSD

In California, doctors accused of sexual misconduct often get second chances

In California, doctors accused of sexual misconduct often get second chances

Probiotics may offer therapeutic benefits for biopolar patients

Probiotics may offer therapeutic benefits for biopolar patients

Experts analyze data that can guide antidepressant discontinuation

Experts analyze data that can guide antidepressant discontinuation

Scientists investigate how a painful event is processed in the brain

Scientists investigate how a painful event is processed in the brain

Study: Self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression

Study: Self-guided, internet-based therapy platforms effectively reduce depression

International investigators fight against the negative campaign on benzodiazepines

International investigators fight against the negative campaign on benzodiazepines

Telemedicine for treating substance use disorders remains underused, study shows

Telemedicine for treating substance use disorders remains underused, study shows

Early treatment does not reduce risk of heart disease, shows study

Early treatment does not reduce risk of heart disease, shows study

MDMA could help gain trust but does not make one naive find researchers

MDMA could help gain trust but does not make one naive find researchers

Workplace bullying or violence linked to higher risk of cardiovascular problems

Workplace bullying or violence linked to higher risk of cardiovascular problems

Artificial intelligence could be valuable tool to help young victims disclose traumatic testimony

Artificial intelligence could be valuable tool to help young victims disclose traumatic testimony

Web-based intervention helps prevent depression among adolescents

Web-based intervention helps prevent depression among adolescents

New reviews analyze symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders

New reviews analyze symptom stability over the course of psychiatric disorders

High-impact clinical trial results could affect kidney-related medical care

High-impact clinical trial results could affect kidney-related medical care

Stress-induced mental disturbances are directly linked to abnormal glucose metabolism

Stress-induced mental disturbances are directly linked to abnormal glucose metabolism

Mother-daughter conflict associated with suicide risk in abused adolescent girls

Mother-daughter conflict associated with suicide risk in abused adolescent girls

Study highlights opposite effects of gene following different types of environmental events

Study highlights opposite effects of gene following different types of environmental events