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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.
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

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

Harnessing biology and technology to develop much-needed treatments for depression

VA researchers find new evidence on the underlying biological causes of anxiety

VA researchers find new evidence on the underlying biological causes of anxiety

No clear evidence to determine if psychotherapy or medications are more effective for treating PTSD

No clear evidence to determine if psychotherapy or medications are more effective for treating PTSD

Despite quick fixes, Kaiser Permanente mental health care still lags

Despite quick fixes, Kaiser Permanente mental health care still lags

Professional emotional support needed for women during high-risk pregnancies

Professional emotional support needed for women during high-risk pregnancies

Findings could lead to new approach to treating alcohol use disorder

Findings could lead to new approach to treating alcohol use disorder

Off-site integrated care can help provide mental health services for children, adolescents

Off-site integrated care can help provide mental health services for children, adolescents

Addictive online shopping prevalent among treatment-seeking patients with BSD

Addictive online shopping prevalent among treatment-seeking patients with BSD

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

For young people with psychosis, early intervention is crucial

Talk therapy and drugs hold the same value for people with depression in the long run

Talk therapy and drugs hold the same value for people with depression in the long run

Behavioral health program has positive impact on employees with depression or anxiety

Behavioral health program has positive impact on employees with depression or anxiety

Green areas in cities can improve the wellbeing of urban citizens

Green areas in cities can improve the wellbeing of urban citizens

Study explores psychological aspects of pain management

Study explores psychological aspects of pain management