Online Therapy for Insomnia Linked to Improved Mental Health

University students undergoing online CBT program had reductions in insomnia, paranoia, hallucinations
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Conclusion: Insomnia is a significant problem in heart failures patients. Therefore, healthcare providers need to pay attention to this sensitive outcome. Several factors should be considered for further management. PMID: 29911836 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Med Assoc Thai Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewComorbidity of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and insomnia, nightmares, and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is high. We review recent research on psychotherapeutic and pharmacological interventions for sleep disorders in PTSD.Recent FindingsPTSD treatments decrease PTSD severity and nightmare frequency, but do not resolve OSA or insomnia. Research on whether insomnia hinders PTSD treatment shows mixed results; untreated OSA does interfere with PTSD treatment. Cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia is the recommended treatment for insomnia; however, optimal ordering with PTSD treatment is unc...
Source: Current Psychiatry Reports - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
Abstract OBJECTIVE: Previous studies suggest that group "mantram" (sacred word) repetition therapy, a non-trauma-focused complementary therapy for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may be an effective treatment for veterans. The authors compared individually delivered mantram repetition therapy and another non-trauma-focused treatment for PTSD. METHOD: The study was a two-site, open-allocation, blinded-assessment randomized trial involving 173 veterans diagnosed with military-related PTSD from two Veterans Affairs outpatient clinics (January 2012 to March 2014). The mantram group (N=89) learned ...
Source: The American Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Am J Psychiatry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 June 2018 Source:World Journal of Acupuncture - Moxibustion Author(s): JIA Yunfang, HOU Xianming, LIU Shuyan, PAN Yongmei, FANG Jing, ZHANG Xuanping, XING Haijiao, ZHANG Shen, DU Yuzhu, JIA Chunsheng In this paper, professor JIA Chunsheng's multiple treatment thoughts and methods for insomnia under different pathogenesis were shown through the three proven cases of insomnia, including the type of constraint fire of the liver and gallbladder, and excessive yang harassing the spirit, the type of failure of the heart and kidney to interact declined to kidney yin deficiency and the type o...
Source: World Journal of Acupuncture Moxibustion - Category: Complementary Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Cancer;   Insomnia Intervention:   Behavioral: CBT-I Sponsor:   Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
This study investigates whether depression m...
Source: BMC Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionMongolian mind –body interactive psychotherapy is a new method for insomnia, and narrative therapy and hypnotic methods together improve the sleeping condition, However, a further controlled randomized clinical study is needed to understand the efficacy.
Source: Advances in Therapy - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
AbstractLisdexamfetamine dimesylate (lisdexamfetamine; Elvanse®; Tyvense®), an orally-active dexamfetamine prodrug, is indicated in the EU for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children aged  ≥ 6 years (including adolescents) when the response to previous methylphenidate (MPH) treatment is clinically inadequate. The original approval of the drug was based on the results of phase III trials in children and adolescents with ADHD who had an inadequate response to previous pharmacoth erapy (e.g. MPH) or were treatment naïve. In these studies, short-term treat...
Source: Drugs - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Chronic Insomnia;   TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) Intervention:   Behavioral: MBSR Sponsor:   Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
By Emma Young From You’ve Lost that Lovin’ Feeling to Nothing Compares 2 U, there’s no shortage of songs about heartbreak. None, I suspect, contains the line, “Now it’s time to give negative reappraisal a go.” But whether you’ve just been dumped or you’ve done the dumping, if you’re still in love with your ex, this could be your best strategy for falling out of love and moving on, according to a new paper published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology.  “Romantic break-ups can have serious consequences including insomnia, reduced immune function, broken ...
Source: BPS RESEARCH DIGEST - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Dating Emotion Source Type: blogs
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