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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.
WHO survey: COVID-19 halted mental health services in 93% of countries

WHO survey: COVID-19 halted mental health services in 93% of countries

An overview of withdrawal syndromes following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs

An overview of withdrawal syndromes following discontinuation of psychotropic drugs

Digital phenotyping and machine learning can help assess severe mental illness

Digital phenotyping and machine learning can help assess severe mental illness

UIC researchers to develop, test a voice-enabled AI virtual agent to deliver mental health care

UIC researchers to develop, test a voice-enabled AI virtual agent to deliver mental health care

Alcohol-induced vitamin B1 deficiency can be a key factor in cognitive decline

Alcohol-induced vitamin B1 deficiency can be a key factor in cognitive decline

Study reveals partially overlapping patterns of brain function in people with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder

Study reveals partially overlapping patterns of brain function in people with anorexia and body dysmorphic disorder

Early identification, treatment is vital to avoid COVID-19-related health anxieties in children

Early identification, treatment is vital to avoid COVID-19-related health anxieties in children

Study shows potential of digital mental healthcare to help people during COVID-19 pandemic

Study shows potential of digital mental healthcare to help people during COVID-19 pandemic

CBASP model can be effective for treating persistent depressive disorder

CBASP model can be effective for treating persistent depressive disorder

New insights into the relationship between stress and pain following TBI

New insights into the relationship between stress and pain following TBI

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