Psychology & Psychiatry

Improving access to mental health services in low-income communities

When it comes to improving access to mental health services for children and families in low-income communities, a University of Houston researcher has found having a warm handoff, which is a transfer of care between a primary ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Predicting daydreaming and mind blanking

The occurrence of 'slow waves', a pattern of neural activity commonly associated with the transition to sleep, could predict whether someone is about to daydream or mind blank, and how they will respond to the environment. ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

New guidelines for treating psychosis

Most people with a serious mental illness like schizophrenia will not obtain adequate care. Many end up in correctional facilities on medication or become homeless.

Medications

Do you live in a U.S. opioid overdose hotspot?

The United States has more than two dozen regional hotspots for opioid overdose deaths, according to researchers who also found a link between fatal overdoses and mental distress.

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