In an article released online in JAMA, Dr. David Kindig takes a look at health equity factors that are used for health policy development and summarizes a concept that could reduce health disparities and improve access to care.
According to a new study, the high stress levels associated with childhood poverty may put individuals at risk for psychological ill health or behavioral challenges later in life.
The New York Times has published a series of stories and statistics on the lives impacted by opioid use across the United States.
The Huffington Post has compiled a list of resolutions for the new year that have a holistic approach to happiness and physical well-being.
The Washington Post has published food for thought on the potential benefits and pitfalls of maintaining the Santa Claus persona for children.
JAMA Psychiatry — Acute and Chronic Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in the Emergence of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Network Analysis
A new study has found that some symptoms of PTSD are more central than others and that the associations between symptoms may increase over time.
Congressman Tim Murphy (R-Penn.) gave an interview on the PBS NewsHour this Tuesday in which he discussed the mental health components of the 21st Century Cures Act.
A recent study at the University of Kyoto found that people had greater difficulty matching nouns to verbs when they were maintaining simulated eye contact versus when they were looking at a face whose eyes were not directed at them.
Two recent studies have found that even a single dose of the drug psilocybin can leave cancer patients happier and more at peace with life for up to six months.
Recent research from the American Psychological Association (APA) has found that parents of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) may be at risk for lower marital quality, although they also report major positive affect related to parenting.
Responding to a sudden decrease in his country’s suicides, psychiatrist Paul Reisch researched environmental factors and found the military had just been reduced by half over a period of one year, leaving far fewer firearms in homes.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has published a report detailing the barriers people still face to accessing mental health care despite parity legislation.