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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.
For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

Talk therapy and drugs hold the same value for people with depression in the long run

Talk therapy and drugs hold the same value for people with depression in the long run

Behavioral health program has positive impact on employees with depression or anxiety

Behavioral health program has positive impact on employees with depression or anxiety

Green areas in cities can improve the wellbeing of urban citizens

Green areas in cities can improve the wellbeing of urban citizens

Study explores psychological aspects of pain management

Study explores psychological aspects of pain management

Deep brain stimulation effective in resistant depression

Deep brain stimulation effective in resistant depression

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Long-term study data shows DBS is effective for patients with treatment-resistant depression

Virtual environment offers a new therapeutic option to fight obesity

Virtual environment offers a new therapeutic option to fight obesity

Love hormone oxytocin linked to hypersexuality

Love hormone oxytocin linked to hypersexuality

Study uncovers epigenetic origins for hypersexual disorder

Study uncovers epigenetic origins for hypersexual disorder

Study reveals possible role of hormone oxytocin in hypersexual disorder

Study reveals possible role of hormone oxytocin in hypersexual disorder

Identification and management of depression in people with epilepsy to save lives

Identification and management of depression in people with epilepsy to save lives

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