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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.
A trustful relationship critical for successful treatment of mental illness

A trustful relationship critical for successful treatment of mental illness

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Botox injections can reduce depression, shows study

Text-messaging can be a feasible tool to augment care for people with mental illness

Text-messaging can be a feasible tool to augment care for people with mental illness

Advanced trials are needed to assess psychological therapies, say researchers

Advanced trials are needed to assess psychological therapies, say researchers

Electronic interventions more effective than face to face psychotherapy

Electronic interventions more effective than face to face psychotherapy

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Antipsychotic drug clozapine can trigger severe obsessive-compulsive symptoms

Cognitive behavior therapy superior to other psychotherapies at boosting the immune system

Cognitive behavior therapy superior to other psychotherapies at boosting the immune system

Supportive care for reducing fatigue may not be sufficiently adhered to by breast cancer patients

Supportive care for reducing fatigue may not be sufficiently adhered to by breast cancer patients

Breast cancer survivors underutilize supportive care to relieve cancer-related fatigue

Breast cancer survivors underutilize supportive care to relieve cancer-related fatigue

New collection of mobile apps reduces anxiety and depression during COVID-19

New collection of mobile apps reduces anxiety and depression during COVID-19

The medical consequences of anabolic-androgenic steroid use in men

The medical consequences of anabolic-androgenic steroid use in men

Drug reduces risk of men with pedophilic disorder sexually abusing children

Drug reduces risk of men with pedophilic disorder sexually abusing children

Researchers warn about the ethical problems of virtual and augmented reality

Researchers warn about the ethical problems of virtual and augmented reality

CBT found to be effective in treating binge eating disorders in adolescents

CBT found to be effective in treating binge eating disorders in adolescents

Nasal spray containing esketamine could provide an effective treatment for depression

Nasal spray containing esketamine could provide an effective treatment for depression

Study reveals a new, effective treatment for chronic insomnia

Study reveals a new, effective treatment for chronic insomnia

Analysis indicates the value of a simple screening test for depression

Analysis indicates the value of a simple screening test for depression

Bright light therapy can be effective treatment for seasonal affective disorder

Bright light therapy can be effective treatment for seasonal affective disorder

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

Depressive disorders in patients with HIV/AIDS often go unrecognized or untreated

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression

New form of magnetic brain stimulation relieves symptoms of severe depression