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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.
MRI and machine learning could predict whether OCD patients will benefit from treatment

MRI and machine learning could predict whether OCD patients will benefit from treatment

New research signals potential breakthrough for adults with ASD

New research signals potential breakthrough for adults with ASD

Germany has highest prevalence of non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents

Germany has highest prevalence of non-suicidal self-injury in adolescents

Tele-IPT can help treat depression in people living with HIV

Tele-IPT can help treat depression in people living with HIV

Study finds rise in number of adolescents receiving psychiatric or neurodevelopmental diagnosis

Study finds rise in number of adolescents receiving psychiatric or neurodevelopmental diagnosis

Cocaine de-addiction breakthrough shows promise

Cocaine de-addiction breakthrough shows promise

Evidence suggests two patterns of early symptoms precede and predict later BD risk

Evidence suggests two patterns of early symptoms precede and predict later BD risk

'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia

'Thunder' protein activity may be associated with behavioral disorders like schizophrenia

Researchers outline new multifactorial conceptual model of placebo effects

Researchers outline new multifactorial conceptual model of placebo effects

Study reveals new insights into role of self-help in inpatient psychotherapy

Study reveals new insights into role of self-help in inpatient psychotherapy

Study shows positive effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for trauma in children, adolescents

Study shows positive effects of cognitive-behavioral therapy for trauma in children, adolescents

New study explores role of sexuality in long-term outcome of eating disorders

New study explores role of sexuality in long-term outcome of eating disorders

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severity

Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing tinnitus severity

Suicidal ideations, attempts linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in elderly

Suicidal ideations, attempts linked to opioid use and pain sensitivity in elderly

Common antidepressants may not work for depressed patients with chronic kidney disease

Common antidepressants may not work for depressed patients with chronic kidney disease

Commonly prescribed medications may not benefit depressed CKD patients

Commonly prescribed medications may not benefit depressed CKD patients

Using psychotherapy to treat traumatized refugees

Using psychotherapy to treat traumatized refugees

New study hopes to shed light on mechanism behind epileptic and non-epileptic seizures

New study hopes to shed light on mechanism behind epileptic and non-epileptic seizures

Study explores role of genes in depression vulnerability

Study explores role of genes in depression vulnerability

Increasing the dosage of antidepressants does not carry benefits, analysis reveals

Increasing the dosage of antidepressants does not carry benefits, analysis reveals