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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.
Parent-Child Interaction Therapy can reduce depression rates in children

Parent-Child Interaction Therapy can reduce depression rates in children

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Persistent psychological stress contributes to development and progression of vision loss

Kate Spade’s death ignites concern about rising suicide rate

Kate Spade’s death ignites concern about rising suicide rate

Depression symptoms can get worse without proper treatment

Depression symptoms can get worse without proper treatment

Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults

Developmental psychotherapy aims at helping antisocial adolescents become responsible adults

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

MDMA appears to help in treating PTSD patients

National trial shows how high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health

National trial shows how high-tech strategies may change the field of mental health

Depression and anxiety strongly linked with autoimmune thyroiditis, shows study

Depression and anxiety strongly linked with autoimmune thyroiditis, shows study

First, marijuana. Are magic mushrooms next?

First, marijuana. Are magic mushrooms next?

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

Scientific understanding of PSTD points to new treatment and prevention strategies

ECT is more cost-effective for treating depression than other treatment strategies, shows study

ECT is more cost-effective for treating depression than other treatment strategies, shows study

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

Hoping to see your doctor via telemedicine? Here’s a quick guide.

Brain stimulation may offer new way to prevent suicide in people with hard-to-treat depression

Brain stimulation may offer new way to prevent suicide in people with hard-to-treat depression

Study examines effectiveness of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in service personnel with PTSD

Study examines effectiveness of MDMA-assisted psychotherapy in service personnel with PTSD

Genetic make-up impacts long-term effectiveness of phobia treatment

Genetic make-up impacts long-term effectiveness of phobia treatment

Study shows role of benzodiazepines in managing depression

Study shows role of benzodiazepines in managing depression

Researchers urge federal policymakers to address perinatal depression among minority women

Researchers urge federal policymakers to address perinatal depression among minority women

Internet-based depression treatment has no long-term protective effect, study shows

Internet-based depression treatment has no long-term protective effect, study shows

Study explores genetic relationship between childhood trauma and emotional inhibition

Study explores genetic relationship between childhood trauma and emotional inhibition

Innovative psychotherapeutic treatment protocol for obsessive-compulsive disorders

Innovative psychotherapeutic treatment protocol for obsessive-compulsive disorders