This Viewpoint reflects on actions patients, clinicians, and payers may consider when a managed behavioral health care organization refuses particular care.
This randomized clinical trial explores whether dynamic psychotherapy is not inferior to cognitive therapy in the treatment of major depressive disorder among adults treated in a community mental health center.
This Viewpoint explores the nexus between mental health records and firearms background checks and examines implications for psychiatrists.
This cohort study evaluates military sexual trauma as an independent risk factor for homelessness among male and female veterans.
This study of World Mental Healthy Surveys from 17 countries investigates the association between mental disorders and the subsequent development of chronic physical diseases.
This Viewpoint discusses use of implementation science to improve global mental health systems.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential benefits and risks associated with mental health–related mobile apps.
This Viewpoint discusses the potential of using data captured by smartphones and wearable technologies to develop new strategies for mental health care.
This Viewpoint argues that a valid diagnosis of mental health disorders is a developing process based on accumulating evidence rather than a fixed goal, and a physician should use all resources available: both dimensional and categorical, both DSM and Research Domain Criteria.
This study compares mental health symptom monitoring alone vs symptom monitoring plus care management among 1018 older, community-dwelling, low-income adults prescribed an antidepressant or anxiolytic and experiencing clinically significant mental health symptoms at intake.
This cohort study involving review of individual Army records and Department of Defense administrative data systems identifies unique risk profiles for suicide attempts by enlisted soldiers and officers in the Army Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers (Army STARRS).
This Viewpoint suggests that national organizations should address the mental health of residents and fellows by proposing strategies for comprehensive education, screening, and treatment.
This cross-sectional study conducted in 18 countries reports significant inverse associations between subjective social status and numerous DSM-IV mental disorders.
Fergusson and colleagues examined the relationships between the extent of earthquake exposure and mental health outcomes following the Canterbury, New Zealand, earthquakes in 2010-2011; net of adjustment for potentially confounding factors related to personal circumstances; prior mental health; and childhood family background.
Bishop et al described recent trends in acceptance of insurance by psychiatrists compared with physicians in other specialties.
Goldman-Mellor et al test whether suicide attempts among young people signal increased risk for later poor health and social functioning, above and beyond a preexisting psychiatric disorder.
Olfson and coauthors assess national trends and patterns in the mental health care of children, adolescents, and adults in office-based medical practice. See the editorial by Joshi.
Iltis et al provide mental health researchers with practical approaches to (1) identify and define various intrinsic research risks, (2) communicate these risks to others (eg, potential participants, regulatory bodies, and society), (3) manage these risks during the course of a study, and (4) justify the risks.