Psychology & Psychiatry

An effective way to increase capacity for mental health

As anxiety and depression rise in the country, primary care clinics, especially in rural areas, are facing increased patient needs. One way to address this is to bolster healthcare providers' ability to diagnose and treat ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Could suicide risk be predicted from a patient's records?

Suicide is now the second most common cause of death among American youth. Fatal suicides rose 30 percent between 2000 and 2016, and 2016 alone saw 1.3 million nonfatal suicide attempts. Now, a study led by Boston Children's ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

AI to help monitor behavior

Could artificial intelligence improve educational and clinical decisions made by your child's teacher, or your mental-health professional or even your medical doctor? Yes, indeed, says a study by an UdeM psychoeducator and ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

How to consider nature's impact on mental health in city plans

Almost one in five adults in the U.S. lives with a mental illness. That statistic is similar worldwide, with an estimated 450 million people currently dealing with a mental or neurological disorder. Of those, only about a ...

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