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Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health

University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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Snap, snap, crackle, pop. That was the sound of my life changing in an instant during a summer stroll. I fell on slightly uneven pavement and broke three bones in my ankle and severely dislocated it, leading to a surgery and months of recovery. An orthopedic injury is typically a traumatic event. The recovery can elicit many emotions. As a psychotherapist, I was surprised not much has been written on coping with the psychological impact of such an injury and the following recovery. By allowing emotions to arise without judgment, we allow them to move through us. We can also take committed action to make positive changes as...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Anxiety Chronic Pain Grief and Loss Personal Stories Relaxation and Meditation Self-Esteem Trauma Treatment Blame Coping Skills Disappointment Healing Health injury Surgery surgical recovery Vulnerability Source Type: news
ConclusionsHere, we provided a tentative guide for the use of drugs for insomnia in children with NDDs. Well‐controlled studies employing both objective polysomnography and subjective sleep measures are needed to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, and safety of the currently prescribed pediatric sleep medicines in children with NDDs.
Source: Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Practitioner Review Source Type: research
This study aims to investigate whether insomnia is a potential risk factor for stroke after TBI, especially early insomnia. METHOD...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news
In this article, we learn about biphasic and polyphasic sleep patterns. We explore how they affect your health and ways to improve your sleep.
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sleep / Sleep Disorders / Insomnia Source Type: news
“If we could somehow end child abuse and neglect, the eight hundred pages of DSM (and the need for the easier explanations such as DSM-IV Made Easy: The Clinician’s Guide to Diagnosis) would be shrunk to a pamphlet in two generations.” – John Briere The term Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) was first used in 1992. It originates in the observation that many of the symptoms exhibited by sufferers of PTSD are also found in those who experienced prolonged periods of abuse or neglect as children, including flashbacks, nightmares, insomnia and feelings of fear, often unrelated to any presen...
Source: Psych Central - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: PTSD Trauma Treatment C-PTSD Child Abuse childhood neglect complex posttraumatic stress disorder complex trauma Traumatic Experience Source Type: news
reSET® for Substance Use Disorder. Image Credit: Pear Therapeutics __________ The FDA just approved the first app for treating substance abuse (CNBC): “The app, developed by a start-up called Pear Therapeutics, is designed to be prescribed by clinician and used alongside counseling. Pear’s technology digitizes a form of talk therapy called cognitive behavioral therapy, or CBT, which focuses on “examining the relationships between thoughts, feelings and behaviors”, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Studies have found that CBT is an effective treatment for substance use di...
Source: SharpBrains - Category: Neuroscience Authors: Tags: Cognitive Neuroscience Health & Wellness Technology app apps behaviors CBT cognitive-behavioral-therapy digital therapeutics FDA feelings outpatient therapy Pear Therapeutics Reset application substance use disorders substanc Source Type: blogs
Conclusions As in previous research, somatic and cognitive symptoms were associated with PCS. The identification of factors associated with PCS may assist clinicians in identifying concussed athletes at greater risk of having longer symptom resolution time.
Source: Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport - Category: Sports Medicine Source Type: research
Abstract INTRODUCTION: Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a neurological disorder with a prevalence of up to 15%, although little is known about its impact upon quality of life. AIM: To analyse the impact of RLS on health-related quality of life. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: A descriptive cross-sectional study. A random sample of 1,275 subjects over 18 years old, stratified by age, was taken from the urban area of Burgos, with an estimated prevalence, 10%; alpha, 5%; accuracy, 3%; and losses, 70%, using a two-phase study (screening and diagnosis of cases of RLS and non-cases confirmed by a doctor). The clinical an...
Source: Revista de Neurologia - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Rev Neurol Source Type: research
Internet-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) not only improves insomnia but also appears to reduce paranoia and hallucinations.Medscape Medical News
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news
Condition:   Healthy Interventions:   Drug: SAGE-217 high dose;   Drug: Placebo;   Drug: SAGE-217 low dose Sponsor:   Sage Therapeutics Not yet recruiting - verified September 2017
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
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