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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.
Mental health consequences of the pandemic for medical personnel

Mental health consequences of the pandemic for medical personnel

Spending time outdoors has a positive effect on the brain, study shows

Spending time outdoors has a positive effect on the brain, study shows

Brain training based on 'neurofeedback' to manage ADHD

Brain training based on 'neurofeedback' to manage ADHD

Patient-psychotherapist matching improves outcomes of mental health treatment

Patient-psychotherapist matching improves outcomes of mental health treatment

Researchers identify four substances that inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells

Researchers identify four substances that inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication in cells

More research needed to clarify effects of cannabis on brain development of young adults with ADHD

More research needed to clarify effects of cannabis on brain development of young adults with ADHD

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

Immune system dysfunction can alter the link between cannabis use and psychosis

Exercise may be the most effective treatment for depression in coronary heart disease patients

Exercise may be the most effective treatment for depression in coronary heart disease patients

Study offers a deeper understanding of the molecular basis for schizophrenia

Study offers a deeper understanding of the molecular basis for schizophrenia

Lactate has antidepressant effect in mice, shows study

Lactate has antidepressant effect in mice, shows study

Preventive interventions in young people can prevent certain mental health disorders

Preventive interventions in young people can prevent certain mental health disorders

Doctors now must provide patients their health data, online and on demand

Doctors now must provide patients their health data, online and on demand

Girls more likely to develop metabolic alterations associated with obesity than boys

Girls more likely to develop metabolic alterations associated with obesity than boys

Increased symptomatic levels of COVID-19 may be associated with psychiatric symptoms

Increased symptomatic levels of COVID-19 may be associated with psychiatric symptoms

Neuroimaging technology used to study how brain stimulation works for treatment of depression

Neuroimaging technology used to study how brain stimulation works for treatment of depression

Uncertainty during first COVID-19 lockdown had negative impact on mental health

Uncertainty during first COVID-19 lockdown had negative impact on mental health

Study highlights the psychological and social concerns of musculoskeletal trauma patients

Study highlights the psychological and social concerns of musculoskeletal trauma patients

COVID-19 vaccine may precipitate the development of functional neurological disorder

COVID-19 vaccine may precipitate the development of functional neurological disorder

Patient's pain responses may be perceived differently by others based on their gender

Patient's pain responses may be perceived differently by others based on their gender

Statistical suicide risk prediction models could be cost-effective and save many lives

Statistical suicide risk prediction models could be cost-effective and save many lives