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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.
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

The importance of telemedicine during COVID-19 pandemic

The importance of telemedicine during COVID-19 pandemic

Odor alters how memories are processed in the brain, research reveals

Odor alters how memories are processed in the brain, research reveals

Alcoholics Anonymous the best way to abstain

Alcoholics Anonymous the best way to abstain

Alcoholics Anonymous found to be very effective for achieving alcohol abstinence

Alcoholics Anonymous found to be very effective for achieving alcohol abstinence

Study: Physician psychotherapy only available to a fraction of those with urgent mental health needs

Study: Physician psychotherapy only available to a fraction of those with urgent mental health needs

Paid maternity leave associated with mental and physical health benefits for mothers, children

Paid maternity leave associated with mental and physical health benefits for mothers, children

Transcendental meditation correlated with specific changes in the brain

Transcendental meditation correlated with specific changes in the brain

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

New UChicago Medicine River East facility to offer high-quality outpatient care

Early PTSD treatment for children after a disaster provides lasting health benefits

Early PTSD treatment for children after a disaster provides lasting health benefits

Digital solution for a smart pregnancy

Digital solution for a smart pregnancy

Beyond burnout: Docs decry ‘moral injury’ from financial pressures of health care

Beyond burnout: Docs decry ‘moral injury’ from financial pressures of health care

Fragrances can enhance learning during sleep, shows new study

Fragrances can enhance learning during sleep, shows new study

A single dose of magic mushroom compound reduces anxiety and depression among cancer patients

A single dose of magic mushroom compound reduces anxiety and depression among cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Psychedelic drug has enduring antianxiety and antidepressant effects in cancer patients

Antenatal depression on the rise in low and middle-income countries, study shows

Antenatal depression on the rise in low and middle-income countries, study shows

Psychedelics could help treat trauma-related disorders

Psychedelics could help treat trauma-related disorders

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain

Family doctors in rural America tackle crisis of addiction and pain