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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.
Everyday activities can improve a person's well-being

Everyday activities can improve a person's well-being

New legal push aims to speed magic mushrooms to dying patients

New legal push aims to speed magic mushrooms to dying patients

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those with OCDs

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on those with OCDs

Two-thirds of older Americans would not seek treatment for depression, new poll shows

Two-thirds of older Americans would not seek treatment for depression, new poll shows

Models of “mindful self-regulation” can help make healthy behavior changes

Models of “mindful self-regulation” can help make healthy behavior changes

Psilocybin may be effective in patients suffering from major depression

Psilocybin may be effective in patients suffering from major depression

Research shows the value of Multi-User Virtual Reality remote psychotherapy for eating disorders

Research shows the value of Multi-User Virtual Reality remote psychotherapy for eating disorders

Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Brain imaging biomarker may help predict treatment response in patients with psychiatric disorders, study reveals

Study reveals major deficits in addressing asylum seekers’ mental health needs

Study reveals major deficits in addressing asylum seekers’ mental health needs

"Brain fog" after COVID -19 recovery may indicate post-traumatic stress disorder

"Brain fog" after COVID -19 recovery may indicate post-traumatic stress disorder

WHO survey: COVID-19 halted mental health services in 93% of countries

WHO survey: COVID-19 halted mental health services in 93% of countries

An overview of withdrawal syndromes following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs

An overview of withdrawal syndromes following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs

Digital phenotyping and machine learning can help assess severe mental illness

Digital phenotyping and machine learning can help assess severe mental illness

UIC researchers to develop, test a voice-enabled AI virtual agent to deliver mental health care

UIC researchers to develop, test a voice-enabled AI virtual agent to deliver mental health care

Alcohol-induced vitamin B1 deficiency can be a key factor in cognitive decline

Alcohol-induced vitamin B1 deficiency can be a key factor in cognitive decline

Study reveals partially overlapping patterns of brain function in people with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder

Study reveals partially overlapping patterns of brain function in people with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder

Early identification, treatment is vital to avoid COVID-19-related health anxieties in children

Early identification, treatment is vital to avoid COVID-19-related health anxieties in children

Study shows potential of digital mental healthcare to help people during COVID-19 pandemic

Study shows potential of digital mental healthcare to help people during COVID-19 pandemic

CBASP model can be effective for treating persistent depressive disorder

CBASP model can be effective for treating persistent depressive disorder

New insights into the relationship between stress and pain following TBI

New insights into the relationship between stress and pain following TBI