UAB, other hospitals working on Department of Defense project

The University of Alabama at Birmingham is working with other hospitals and universities on a study examining whether a form of cognitive behavior therapy, a short-term, goal oriented psychotherapy approach to problem-solving, could be effective in reducing the frequency and the severity of seizures in those with TBI.   The study, funded by a $3.6 million award from the U.S. Department of Defense and Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs, will be conducted at the University of Alabama…
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OBJECTIVE:: Identify the core 'interaction structures' between therapists and depressed adolescents within and across two common forms of psychotherapy. METHOD:: A total of 70 audio-recorded psychotherapy sessions representing short-term psychoanal...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
CONCLUSIONS: The limited range of studies for all conditions except MS suggests a need firstly to synthesise systematically the available evidence across conditions and secondly to develop well-designed studies to provide evidence about the effectiveness of CR and other psychological interventions. PMID: 30412509 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: NeuroRehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: NeuroRehabilitation Source Type: research
Conditions:   Late-life Depression;   Major Depressive Disorder;   Major Depressive Episode;   Major Depressive Disorder, Recurrent Interventions:   Behavioral: Psychotherapy;   Diagnostic Test: Questionnaires;   Other: Magnetic Resonance Imaging;   Other: Blood analysis Sponsor:   University of Cologne Recruiting
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Group therapy may work best for children and adolescents with anxiety, a meta-analysis of various psychotherapies found, with group cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) showing the greatest effectiveness in reducing anxiety symptoms. Thereport was published this week inJAMA Psychiatry.“The results of our analysis suggest that psychotherapy delivered in a group format may generally result in better outcomes than when delivered individually,” wrote Xinyu Zhou, Ph.D., of Chongqing Medical University in China and colleagues. The benefit “may be attributed to the additional expo sure of social stimuli and intera...
Source: Psychiatr News - Category: Psychiatry Tags: adolescents anxiety CBT children cognitive-behavior therapy JAMA Psychiatry meta-analysis psychotherapy Xinyu Zhou Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS:: Psychoanalytic as well as cognitive-behavioural long-term treatments lead to significant and sustained improvements of depressive symptoms of chronically depressed patients exceeding effect sizes of other international outcome studies. PMID: 30384775 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Canadian Journal of Psychiatry - Category: Psychiatry Authors: Tags: Can J Psychiatry Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Source Type: research
This article was originally published on Mindful, including first steps to take when feeling the blues. Related reading: Mindfully debunking four meditation myths Book review: Grit is a tool in the toolbox, not the silver bullet To harness neuroplasticity, start with enthusiasm Six tips to build resilience and prevent brain-damaging stress
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AbstractOne of the most commonly employed cognitive-behavioural approaches to psychotherapy is rational-emotive behaviour therapy, but researchers have been troubled by some of the limitations of irrational beliefs psychometrics. As a result, Turner et al. (Eur J Psychol Assess 34:174 –180,2018a.https://doi.org/10.1027/1015-5759/a000314) developed the Irrational Performance Beliefs Inventory (iPBI), a novel measure of irrational beliefs for use within performance domains. However, the linguistic and cross-cultural adaptation of the iPBI into other languages is necessary for its multinational and multicultural use. Th...
Source: Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
Background: Low adherence to recommended treatments is a multifactorial problem for patients in rehabilitation after myocardial infarction (MI). In a nationwide trial of internet-delivered cognitive behavior therapy (iCBT) for the high-risk subgroup of patients with MI also reporting symptoms of anxiety, depression, or both (MI-ANXDEP), adherence was low. Since low adherence to psychotherapy leads to a waste of therapeutic resources and risky treatment abortion in MI-ANXDEP patients, identifying early predictors for adherence is potentially valuable for effective targeted care. Objectives: The goal of the research was to u...
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In this study, we investigated diagnosis and movement quantity as predictors of nonverbal synchrony. The naturalistic analysis sample consisted of 173 videotaped sessions of patients with a depressive disorder (N  = 68) or an anxiety disorder (N = 25), who were treated with cognitive behavioral therapy at an outpatient clinic in southwest Germany. Therapy videos were routinely collected and nonverbal synchrony was computed using motion energy analysis (MEA). Using multilevel modeling, we first investigat ed the influence of diagnosis and time of assessment on patient and therapist movement quantity. Sec...
Source: Cognitive Therapy and Research - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Source Type: research
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