Why We Worry

Where anxiety comes from—and what we can do about it

Mental Health Research: Half a Century of Status Quo?

Can we clinical psychology researchers convince ourselves that we are doing anything other than trying to clear up the status quo in a paradigmatic approach that hasn’t been seriously questioned for over half a century? Read More

Another major challenge is

Another major challenge is participant recruitment. The shortage of mental health study participants poses a tremendous barrier to finding new treatments. WeSearchTogether.org, a national campaign launched by the Depression Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) and University of Michigan Depression Center, connects researchers and prospective study participants on the website www.WeSearchTogether.org. The site also provides information about the risks and benefits of participating in research, answers common questions about research and debunks myths about mental health research. We hope this program will help mental health researchers fill their studies faster to sooner uncover breakthroughs that can impact millions.

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd>
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • You may quote other posts using [quote] tags.

More information about formatting options

Graham C. L. Davey, Ph.D. is an expert in anxiety and a professor of psychology at the University of Sussex, UK.


Subscribe to Why We Worry

Current Issue

Let It Go!

It can take a radical reboot to get past old hurts and injustices.