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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.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/Toronto Source Type: news

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Falk Leichsenring, Allan Abbass, Mark J. Hilsenroth, Patrick Luyten, Thomas Munder, Sven Rabung, Christiane Steinert
Source: Frontiers in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
You're reading Self-Assessing Your Degree of Mindfulness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Mindfulness is a wonderful practice for everyone to participate in. Anyone can practice mindfulness during waking hours, regardless of surroundings. Sitting in silence for five minutes on a daily basis has been shown to have significant effects on lowering the stress hormone cortisol. The process can relieve stress, relax the body, and eliminate anxiety. Although extremely useful in treating addiction, the everyday pr...
Source: PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: featured motivation psychology self improvement anxiety best self-improvement blogs depression goals good habits meditation mindfulness self esteem self growth tips Source Type: blogs
AbstractPurpose of reviewPsychosis in late life is a cause of significant distress, suffering, and decline in the quality of life for patients, caregivers, and family members. While psychotic symptoms in later life may be related to long-standing, chronic conditions, the new onset of delusions and hallucinations often presents a diagnostic dilemma to the clinician. This paper seeks to review the overall causes and conditions related to psychosis in later life and discuss available treatment options.Recent findingsThe paucity of new research in the areas of psychosis in late-life and the near absences of clinical drug trial...
Source: Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The impaired quality of life of patients with functional dyspepsia implies the need for definitive establishment of the diagnosis, followed by symptom-oriented treatment for the duration of the symptomatic interval. PMID: 29669681 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Deutsches Arzteblatt International - Category: General Medicine Tags: Dtsch Arztebl Int Source Type: research
Depression is one of the most commonly occurring psychiatric disorders among adults ages 50 years and older with 12-month prevalence rates of major depressive disorder ranging from 2.6% to 7.7% (Kessler et al., 2010). The duration and likelihood of relapse of depressive episodes tends to increase with age (Kessler et al., 2010; Mitchell and Subramaniam, 2005). Treatment guidelines recommend antidepressant medication or psychotherapy for adults with at least moderate levels of depression (DGPPN et al., 2017; Gelenberg et al., 2010).
Source: Journal of Affective Disorders - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Research paper Source Type: research
Conditions:   Psychological Disorder;   Anxiety Disorders;   Depression;   Eating Disorder;   Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Intervention:   Other: Psychotherapy Sponsors:   Modum Bad;   University of Oslo Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Within 24 hours of her second daughter’s birth, Dyane Harwood felt elated. From the moment she came home from the hospital, she started writing. Furiously. She wrote while nursing her daughter and going to the bathroom. She wrote on her hands, on the bathroom mirror, inside books and on tabletops. She yearned to write down every thought she was having. She wrote so much that her wrists ached—her carpal tunnel returning—and she was in constant pain. She also had endless energy and a newfound enthusiasm for life. She felt like she could run a long race. She couldn’t sit still, and her speech was fast ...
Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Bipolar Disorders General Health-related Mental Health and Wellness Self-Help Sleep Women's Issues Johns mood disorder Motherhood Parenting postpartum bipolar disorder postpartum depression Postpartum Disorder Source Type: blogs
This article discusses the demographic and clinical features, psychiatric comorbidity, assessment, differential diagnosis, and management of BDD. Components of the assessment include the interview, patient observation in the office, and questionnaires. The article includes a detailed discussion on questionnaires, especially those that are most useful in the dermatology or cosmetic practice. Ethical considerations in the management of BDD are discussed. BDD should not be missed by health providers because of the associated high morbidity that includes an increased suicidality. The cosmetic provider's approach should motivat...
Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
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Source: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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Source: Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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