Psychology & Psychiatry

COVID-19 is making psychiatric treatment tougher

(HealthDay)—In the best of times, it can be hard to get mental health treatment. But these definitely aren't the best of times, and even for people who have established relationships with mental health professionals, the ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Revisiting the potential of using psychedelic drugs in psychiatry

Before they were banned about a half century ago, psychedelic drugs like LSD and psilocybin showed promise for treating conditions including alcoholism and some psychiatric disorders. In a commentary publishing April 2 in ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Improved support after self-harm needed to reduce suicide risk

Risk of suicide following hospital presentation for self-harm is very high immediately following hospital discharge, emphasising the need for provision of early follow-up care and attention to risk reduction strategies

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