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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.
Deeper understanding of early life experiences can help fight frequent binge and bulimic behaviors

Deeper understanding of early life experiences can help fight frequent binge and bulimic behaviors

Medical students conduct psychiatric interviews in virtual space

Medical students conduct psychiatric interviews in virtual space

New oral splint can reduce tics in children and adults with Tourette syndrome

New oral splint can reduce tics in children and adults with Tourette syndrome

Researchers explore how talk therapy can help cystic fibrosis patients with mental health problems

Researchers explore how talk therapy can help cystic fibrosis patients with mental health problems

Improvement of PTSD symptoms linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk

Improvement of PTSD symptoms linked to reduced type 2 diabetes risk

Meaningful PTSD symptom improvement linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

Meaningful PTSD symptom improvement linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes

MDMA, or ecstasy, shows promise as a PTSD treatment

MDMA, or ecstasy, shows promise as a PTSD treatment

Exercise and increased physical activity are effective for prevention, treatment of depression

Exercise and increased physical activity are effective for prevention, treatment of depression

Depression is the single largest driver of substance use in pregnant women

Depression is the single largest driver of substance use in pregnant women

Experimental pilot study identifies possible causes of functional dizziness

Experimental pilot study identifies possible causes of functional dizziness

Study will investigate how to make talk therapy treatment more accessible to all women

Study will investigate how to make talk therapy treatment more accessible to all women

Little attention has been paid to iatrogenic disorders in psychiatry

Little attention has been paid to iatrogenic disorders in psychiatry

Antidepressant treatment leads to impaired empathy regarding perception of pain

Antidepressant treatment leads to impaired empathy regarding perception of pain

Counseling may also benefit parents of depressed teens involved in treatment

Counseling may also benefit parents of depressed teens involved in treatment

Randomized controlled trial introduces new psychotherapeutic approach to schizophrenia

Randomized controlled trial introduces new psychotherapeutic approach to schizophrenia

Collaborative Research Center explores how people manage to overcome addiction without any help

Collaborative Research Center explores how people manage to overcome addiction without any help

Cognitive behavior therapy may effectively manage multiple menopause symptoms

Cognitive behavior therapy may effectively manage multiple menopause symptoms

Study shows 30-year outcome of adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa

Study shows 30-year outcome of adolescent-onset anorexia nervosa

New methodology for understanding psychiatric symptoms

New methodology for understanding psychiatric symptoms

Psychotherapeutic approach for youth who have suffered physical or sexual abuse

Psychotherapeutic approach for youth who have suffered physical or sexual abuse