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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.
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

Study explores mechanisms of psychotherapy in individuals at very high risk of psychosis

Study explores mechanisms of psychotherapy in individuals at very high risk of psychosis

New analysis reveals insights into long-term effects of antidepressant drugs

New analysis reveals insights into long-term effects of antidepressant drugs

Trial compares long-term effects of psychotherapy and antidepressants on depression symptoms

Trial compares long-term effects of psychotherapy and antidepressants on depression symptoms

Study identifies new biomarker for depression in diabetes

Study identifies new biomarker for depression in diabetes

Tübingen researchers win two ERC Starting Grants

Tübingen researchers win two ERC Starting Grants

Researchers explore what happens during break down of nerve cells

Researchers explore what happens during break down of nerve cells

People with OCD show distinct changes in the brain when treated with special form of talk therapy

People with OCD show distinct changes in the brain when treated with special form of talk therapy

Reducing mental health disparities through online therapy

Reducing mental health disparities through online therapy

Study examines effectiveness of placebo and antidepressants in children, adolescents

Study examines effectiveness of placebo and antidepressants in children, adolescents

Antidepressant users have higher risk of death than non-users, researchers find

Antidepressant users have higher risk of death than non-users, researchers find

Research: 34% of psychiatrists delay treatment option conversations with their schizophrenia patients

Research: 34% of psychiatrists delay treatment option conversations with their schizophrenia patients

New approaches to prevent or treat antipsychotic-induced supersensitivity psychosis

New approaches to prevent or treat antipsychotic-induced supersensitivity psychosis

Self-help preventive cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing recurrent depression

Self-help preventive cognitive therapy found to be effective in reducing recurrent depression

Collaborative care model can expand access to treatment for opioid or alcohol addiction

Collaborative care model can expand access to treatment for opioid or alcohol addiction