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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.
Research shows effectiveness of school-based programs in improving students' mental health problems

Research shows effectiveness of school-based programs in improving students' mental health problems

Counting on Medicaid to avoid life in a nursing home? That’s now up to Congress.

Counting on Medicaid to avoid life in a nursing home? That’s now up to Congress.

New substance restores brain function in Alzheimer's animal model

New substance restores brain function in Alzheimer's animal model

Study opens up new avenues to understanding complex experience of hearing voices

Study opens up new avenues to understanding complex experience of hearing voices

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

UCLA offers transcranial magnetic stimulation to treat patients with depression

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Neuroimaging measures of emotional brain function may help predict PTSD

Online intervention can relieve distress, improve quality of life for cancer patients

Online intervention can relieve distress, improve quality of life for cancer patients

Brief psychological intervention reduces depressive symptoms in patients with advanced cancer

Brief psychological intervention reduces depressive symptoms in patients with advanced cancer

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Long-term stress for the mother can influence growth of unborn child through amniotic fluid

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help cure many common phobias

Cognitive behavioral therapy can help cure many common phobias

FAU receives initial accreditation for residency program in psychiatry

FAU receives initial accreditation for residency program in psychiatry

Virtual reality can be powerful tool for mental health treatment, research suggests

Virtual reality can be powerful tool for mental health treatment, research suggests

Study findings provide insights into pharmacophobia

Study findings provide insights into pharmacophobia

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Researchers examine morbidity linked to depressive disorders

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

Mindfulness therapy has equally positive effect as CBT for many psychiatric symptoms

Bielefeld University launches five new medical research projects

Bielefeld University launches five new medical research projects

Study reveals potential new approach to treat posttraumatic stress disorder

Study reveals potential new approach to treat posttraumatic stress disorder

New therapy proves effective in reducing symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

New therapy proves effective in reducing symptoms of treatment-resistant depression

MRI brain scans may help clinicians decide between CBT and drug treatment for depression

MRI brain scans may help clinicians decide between CBT and drug treatment for depression

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions

Deep brain stimulation could be effective treatment option for patients with severe depressions