Ontario to spend $72.6M over 3 years on psychotherapy

Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins announced on Monday that the province will provide an additional $72.6 million over the next three years on psychotherapy programs.
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Conclusion: Easy-to-measure clinical, behavioral, and electrophysiological assessments can be used to identify placebo responders with a high degree of accuracy. Development of this calculator based on these findings can be used to identify potential placebo responders.Psychother Psychosom
Source: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
In this study, we investigated brain activation in suicidal and non-suicidal patients with MDD during facial emotion processing and executive control. Functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) data from the NESDA-fMRI study (MDD patients N = 103, healthy controls N = 26, HC) were analyzed. Patients were divided in a group of suicide attempters (N = 18, SA), suicide ideators (N = 31, SI) and a patient-control group (N = 73, PC). A gender discrimination task with emotional faces and the Tower of London executive planning task were investigated. An ANOVA was performed to co...
Source: Journal of Psychiatric Research - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION/DISCUSSION: In clinical practice a clear diagnostic assignment is often a challenge in older and very old people with psychotic symptoms, The necessary pharmacological treatment is available but is limited by tolerability, comorbidities and polypharmacy. Non-pharmacological treatment options have hardly been investigated. PMID: 30109423 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Zeitschrift fur Gerontologie und Geriatrie - Category: Geriatrics Authors: Tags: Z Gerontol Geriatr Source Type: research
Australian Psychologist, EarlyView.
Source: Australian Psychologist - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
Psychotherapy and Politics International, EarlyView.
Source: Psychotherapy and Politics International - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
By Christian Jarrett The structured nature of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy/CBT and its clearly defined principles (based on the links between thoughts, feelings and behaviours) make it relatively easy to train practitioners, to ensure standardised delivery and to measure outcomes. Consequently, CBT has revolutionised mental health care, allowing psychologists to alchemize therapy from an art into a science. For many mental health conditions, there is now considerable evidence that CBT is as, or more, effective than drug treatments. Yet, just like any form of psychotherapy, CBT is not without the risk of unwanted adverse e...
Source: BPS RESEARCH DIGEST - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Mental health Therapy Source Type: blogs
(FAIR Health) Whether treatment for opioid abuse and dependence most commonly emphasized methadone administration, naltrexone injection, group psychotherapy or another procedure in 2017 depended on the state or region where the patient received care, according to a new white paper and state-by-state infographics from FAIR Health. Which procedures made up the largest share of total expenditures for opioid abuse and dependence also varied by region and state.
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The biological and psychosocial risk profile differs between women and men with coronary artery disease (CAD). Depressive symptoms and Vital Exhaustion (VE) predict an unfavourable course of CAD. The secondary analysis of the SPIRR-CAD trial offered the possibility to examine gender as exposure variable of the clinical and psychological situation at baseline and in a variety of psychosocial measures as outcomes.
Source: Journal of Psychosomatic Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
Psychotherapy and Politics International, EarlyView.
Source: Psychotherapy and Politics International - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
British Journal of Psychotherapy,Volume 34, Issue 3, Page 512-513, August 2018.
Source: British Journal of Psychotherapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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