Mental Illness Treatment and Prevention

Exploring Targeted Cognitive Training for Clinical Disorders

A series of articles examines how to help enhance current treatments for mental illnesses and spur the development of new intervention and prevention approaches… More

  • APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Robert J. DeRubeis is applying actuarial modeling to mental health care to improve treatment selection and ensure that patients receive care that meets their individual needs. ... More

    Bringing Precision Treatment to Mental Health Care

    APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Robert J. DeRubeis is applying actuarial modeling to mental health care to improve treatment selection and ensure that patients receive care that meets their individual needs. ... More

  • Data from an online smoking cessation intervention demonstrate the potential of bringing evidence-based mental health care to a wider range of people via the internet. ... More

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    Broadening the Reach of Mental Health Care Through Online Interventions

    Data from an online smoking cessation intervention demonstrate the potential of bringing evidence-based mental health care to a wider range of people via the internet. ... More

  • Clinical research has identified certain psychological interventions that effectively ameliorate the symptoms of PTSD, although most people struggling with the disorder don’t receive those treatments, according to a scientific review... More

    Most Effective PTSD Therapies Are Not Being Widely Used, Researchers Find

    Clinical research has identified certain psychological interventions that effectively ameliorate the symptoms of PTSD, although most people struggling with the disorder don’t receive those treatments, according to a scientific review... More

  • APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ellen Frank discusses her unconventional career path and her research on the role of social routine in curbing bipolar episodes... More

    Controlling Mood Disorders: A Matter of Routine

    APS James McKeen Cattell Fellow Ellen Frank discusses her unconventional career path and her research on the role of social routine in curbing bipolar episodes... More

  • Many people suffering from depression are not seeking treatment, but researchers have identified a possible communication technique that could spur help-seeking... More

    Mistargeted Messages Could Spur Help-Seeking for Depression

    Many people suffering from depression are not seeking treatment, but researchers have identified a possible communication technique that could spur help-seeking... More

  • Depression treatments include both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, but a burgeoning area of research points to another potent therapy: nutrition... More

    Feeding Mental Health Through Nutritional Interventions

    Depression treatments include both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy, but a burgeoning area of research points to another potent therapy: nutrition... More

  • A one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school... More

    Brief Intervention May Prevent Increased Risk of Depression in Teens

    A one-time intervention that educates teens about the changeable nature of personality traits may prevent an increase in depressive symptoms often seen during the transition to high school... More

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