Mental Health Research


Mental Health

In the past half-century, mental health has become a hotbed for scientific research and practice. Myths have been debunked, stigmas diminished, and knowledge continues to pour forth at an astonishing rate. Consider the Internet a mental health fitness center and this guide as your personal trainer. We'll explore a range of subjects including mental illness, finding treatment, support networks, and a whole lot more.

Mental Health Basics for Children, Adults, Veterans, and Seniors

If you have some basic questions about mental health but don't know where to start, the Internet ... read more »

Mental Illnesses and Mental Health Disorders

Scientific knowledge of the causes, composition, and treatments of mental illness has grown in ... read more »

Treatment Options for Mental Illnesses

A variety of mental illness treatments are available, and the appropriate therapy is based on ... read more »

Locating a Mental Health Counselor or Treatment Facility

The process of finding treatment shouldn't be complicated or stressful. However, because there are ... read more »

Advice and Support for Mental Illnesses

Sometimes the most effective support comes from others who understand exactly what you're going ... read more »

Mental Health Research

\Around the world at hospitals, universities, and institutes, researchers are making profound discoveries and continually adding to the catalog of human knowledge in mental health. Fortunately, much of this research is available to us online. Whether you are a student, researcher, consumer, or otherwise curious creature, take a look at some of the following mental health research resources.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Finding full-text journal articles online that are both reputable and free can be tricky. Most journals require paid subscriptions to access articles online, but some make older articles available free of charge. And even some of the most restrictive sites let you read abstracts for free, which are no substitute for a full article but can provide useful summaries of research.
  • Because most journals are scholarly, articles can be technical and dense. Check out abstracts and samples to determine if a journal's level of "readability" is right for you.

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Alternative and Drug-Free Approaches to Mental Healthcare

A growing body of scientific evidence suggests alternative or complementary health care can ... read more »

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